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Watch: Canelo Downplays GGG’s Power – “He’s Not The Monster Everybody Was Talking About”

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez spoke about the power of his recent opponent Gennady Golovkin and gave an insight into how he feels about the hype surrounding the Kazakhstani’s punches. All things considered, last night’s super-fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin delivered on all fronts. From start-to-finish, the fight’s momentum swung back-and-forth and though some serious controversy remains over the judges’ …

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Watch: The Final Canelo Alvarez/Gennady Golovkin Faceoff Ahead Of Saturday’s Showdown

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin faced off for the final time before their eagerly anticipated showdown in Las Vegas this Saturday night. There have been few fights in recent years that have generated as much buzz as this weekend’s Canelo/GGG contest and though many are split down the middle about who will come away with the victory, pretty …

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Oscar De La Hoya Slams Mayweather-McGregor, Gets Destroyed By Dana White & John Kavanagh

The Golden Boy Promotions head honcho had some choice words concerning Saturday’s boxing match-up between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor and was met with some even stronger words from two of MMA’s finest. Oscar De La Hoya has a longer history with Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather than most and with the unbeaten superstar set to take on pro-debutant Conor McGregor in …

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Watch: Conor McGregor’s Chances Of Defeating Floyd Mayweather Utterly Dimissed By De La Hoya

Former six weight world champion Oscar De La Hoya has once again insisted that UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor has ‘no chance’ against Floyd Mayweather when the pair face off on August 26th. De La Hoya, who holds dual American and Mexican citizenship, famously lost his WBC welterweight title to Mayweather back in 2007 following a typically defensive masterclass from ‘Money’. …

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Conor McGregor And Co. Claim So, But Does Floyd Mayweather Really Struggle With Southpaws?

Over the last couple of months, we have become accustom to hearing members of the Conor McGregor camp and some other people in the MMA world talk about Floyd Mayweather’s past troubles in dealing with southpaws. Trying to make a case for his charge in a much talked about potential showdown against the undefeated boxer, McGregor’s striking coach Owen Roddy …

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If Canelo Wants To Conquer Boxing, He Needs To Conquer English First

Last Saturday night, when it was finally deemed that Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez’s fallen opponent, Amir Khan, was okay (or as okay as possible in the circumstances), HBO’s Max Kellerman crept into the ring and began his post-fight interview, in that serious way that only Kellerman can. “…let’s start at the beginning; did he surprise you with his speed, early?” Canelo’s …

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Floyd Mayweather Threatens Saul Alvarez With Talk Of Comeback

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has been making plenty of headlines this week. The story of his intense verbal exchange with Amir Khan at ringside during Saturday night’s battle between Danny Garcia and Robert Guerrero did the rounds, while his response to UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s recent comments about him also garnered widespread media attention. The latter came in an interview …

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Oscar De La Hoya Responds To Floyd Mayweather’s Rant On Racism

Floyd Mayweather made headlines recently when he went on a rant during an interview with FightHype during which he declared “racism still exists”. In an attempt to back up his statement boxing’s former pound for pound king endeavoured to highlight a number of examples within the world of combat sport in which “racial bias” could be seen. He talked about …

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Anthony Joshua Receives High Praise From Oscar De La Hoya

Hall of Fame fighter Oscar De La Hoya was full of praise for Britain’s hefty heavyweight hope, Anthony Joshua, in a recent interview. Speaking to talkSPORT’s The Sports Bar, the CEO of Golden Boy Promotions stated that he believes it won’t be long before Joshua makes a real impact in the sports glamour division. “Anthony Joshua, I remember watching him …

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Watch: Floyd Mayweather Gets Emotional In The Corner Before The Final Round Of His Career

Showtime’s cameras captured a touching scene in the Floyd Mayweather corner just before the great fighter arose from his stool for what he claims is the final round of his storied career. Many observers of the sweet science are sceptical about Floyd Mayweather’s claims that last Saturday night’s bout with Andre Berto will be his last. It isn’t the first …

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Is Manny Pacquiao On Performance Enhancing Drugs? Examining The Evidence

Manny Pacquiao is no stranger to suspicion. In recent years, he has had to endure a number of accusatory barrages which have suggested that he was a regular user of performance enhancing drugs. A particularly intense period of slander aimed at the Filipino icon accompanied the opening chapter of the negotiation saga between his team, and that of Floyd Mayweather Jr. …

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Al Haymon vs The World

One of the big questions being asked in boxing right now seems to be “Is Al Haymon good or bad for the sport?”. It is a question that at this time last year may have been an easier one to answer. The vast majority of people in and around boxing, as well as the fans, wouldn’t have hesitated for a …

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