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Canelo Alvarez files suit against Oscar De La Hoya, Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN

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Canelo Alvarez sued his promoter, Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions, and streaming broadcast partner, DAZN, for breach of contract and fraud and is seeking damages of at least $280 million.

The complaint says Alvarez was denied guaranteed payments and suffered lost income as a result of not fighting since November.

A four-division ...Read more

Gene Collier: Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. resurrect a terrible idea

Sports / Boxing /

Your 2020 sports calendar withstood a major alteration this week when one particularly alarming event got bumped from Sept. 12 to Nov. 28, giving former champions Mike Tyson and Roy Jones Jr. an additional 11 weeks to come to their senses.

Don't hold your breath. Jones has voiced some disappointment with the date change, but his frustrations ...Read more

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Dylan Hernandez: Shawn Porter's rise in life and boxing is a reflection of his father's principles

Sports / Boxing /

LOS ANGELES - With every jab he flicked, every feint he made, his reluctance gradually diminished.

Until, finally, muscle memory overwhelmed his apprehension.

It was at that moment that former world boxing champion Shawn Porter unleashed a 10- or 15-punch combination on his sparring partner, his 54-year-old father, Kenny.

The elder Porter ...Read more

 

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