Golovkin says boxing must hold Alvarez accountable for failed drug test

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BIG BEAR, Calif. -- Gennady Golovkin lashed out at Canelo Alvarez as "shameful" and "stupid" for his positive drug test for a banned performance-enhancing substance, urging authorities to take the matter seriously.

In a Wednesday conversation with the Los Angeles Times at his Big Bear training facility, three-belt middleweight champion Golovkin...Read more

Canelo Alvarez receives favorable ruling after positive test for banned substance

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Canelo Alvarez has submitted a positive test for the banned substance clenbuterol, but has received a favorable ruling that the amount falls within allowable levels for meat contamination in Mexico.

Alvarez's promoter, Golden Boy Promotions, said it has notified Tom Loeffler, the promoter for Alvarez's May 5 opponent, Gennady Golovkin, and will...Read more

When will Manny Pacquiao fight again, and will Freddie Roach still be in his corner?

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The possibility of Manny Pacquiao fighting April 14 in Las Vegas is looking increasingly doubtful and is expected to be officially clarified this week.

In addition to the matter of when he'll fight again, there's also some question about who'll be in his corner.

Freddie Roach, Pacquiao's longtime trainer who's been alongside the seven-division...Read more

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