Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin rematch deal is finalized for May 5

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LOS ANGELES -- Following some extended late back-and-forth negotiating and bickering, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez will meet again May 5 in an attempt to settle their unresolved draw in September.

Golovkin promoter Tom Loeffler told the Los Angeles Times early Monday afternoon that his three-belt middleweight champion from Kazakhstan has...Read more

Canelo Alvarez has agreed to fight Gennady Golovkin again, with no rematch clause, promoter says

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LOS ANGELES -- Canelo Alvarez has agreed to a May 5 rematch against three-belt middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, and Golovkin's team is expected to provide its blessing "within the next few days," according to an official involved in the deal.

Eric Gomez, president of Golden Boy Promotions, which promotes Mexico's former two-division ...Read more

Boxing analyst Teddy Atlas is removed by ESPN from live fights

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The ringside absence Saturday of longtime ESPN boxing analyst Teddy Atlas appears to be permanent.

Atlas, reached by telephone Wednesday, was asked whether he'll return to live fight analysis on the network for which he has worked for 21 years.

"Doesn't look like it, at least from what I understand is the decision," Atlas said. "It wasn't my ...Read more

Lomachenko retains belt after Rigondeaux trainers halt the fight, citing hand injury

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NEW YORK -- Aware, active and attacking, Vasyl Lomachenko put the shine on the brilliant beams that flash from his two Olympic gold medals and super-featherweight belt Saturday night by stopping Guillermo Rigondeaux.

Like Lomachenko's past three opponents, Cuba's Rigondeaux stopped on the stool -- this time after six rounds -- complaining that ...Read more