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-OpeningRound Staff The clock is ticking for Canelo Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin to agree to a fight. As Golovkin is the mandatory challenger for the WBC middleweight title, Canelo Alvarez has just 4 more days to agree to a fight with him, or else he will be supposedly st...
-OpeningRound Staff It’s been nearly one week since Miguel Cotto lost to Canelo Alvarez in a highly publicized Puerto Rico Vs Mexico middleweight title showdown. The fight was competitive, yet Canelo landed the harder more effective blows, winning by scores of 119-109, 117-111, 118-1...
-OpeningRound Staff Much to the joy of fight fans everywhere, after Canelo Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) defeated Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33 KOs) last Saturday night by a 12 round unanimous decision to win the WBC middleweight title, Canelo said that he’d fight the oft avoided and fearsome knoc...
-OpeningRound Staff After Floyd Mayweather yesterday revealed his thoughts on Canelo Alvarez’s victory over Miguel Cotto, he went a step further today, confronting the rumors of a Canelo Alvarez rematch some time in the future. Mayweather of course easily defeated Canelo back in Sept...
-OpeningRound Staff Canelo Alvarez defeated Miguel Cotto on Saturday night by unanimous decision, with scores that had relatively wide margins of 119-109, 118-110 and 117-111. However, the fight was way more competitive than those scores would indicate. While Canelo clearly landed the har...
-OpeningRound Staff Considering that Floyd Mayweather Jr. beat both Canelo Alvarez and Miguel Cotto, and considering that Mayweather also defeated many of Cotto’s trainer Freddie Roach’s best fighters, including Oscar De La Hoya and Manny Pacquiao, he had a lot of very interest...
-OpeningRound Staff Oscar De La Hoya may have set the bar a little too high when he suggested that the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez, Puerto Rico Vs Mexico, middleweight title fight, could do 1.5 million-2 million PPV buys. However, early est...
-OpeningRound Staff The only words former WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto said on record after his unanimous decision loss to Canelo Alvarez per the post fight press release were “Wow…(then directed his attention to Freddie Roach and said) Are you okay? That’s all that mat...
-OpeningRound Staff As fight fans eagerly anticipate the Pay Per View statistics for last Saturday’s Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez middleweight title clash, the question has to be asked- did the fight have less of a buzz than it otherwise would have thanks to the disappointment of the...
-OpeningRound Staff After claiming the WBC middleweight title over Miguel Cotto in the biggest victory of his young career, Canelo Alvarez is now on top of the boxing world and appears to be sitting in the throne vacated by Floyd Mayweather Jr. as king of the sport. And his promoter Osca...
-OpeningRound Staff 35 year old veteran and former WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto opted not to speak to the media after his unanimous decision loss to the younger and bigger Canelo Alvarez. The fight was competitive, yet Canelo landed the harder more effective blows, winning by sc...
-OpeningRound Staff Canelo Alvarez for the longest time has wanted to “take back” the big Mexican holiday dates to fight on- Cinco De Mayo weekend (first Saturday in May) and Mexican independence weekend (2nd weekend in Septembe...
-OpeningRound Staff After Canelo Alvarez’s competitive, yet convincing unanimous decision victory over former WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto Saturday night, he addressed the elephant in the room head on-a highly anticipated, middleweight unification clash with the fearsome W...
-OpeningRound Staff The bigger, stronger, and younger fighter was the better man tonight. Adding another chapter to the historic Mexico Vs Puerto Rico rivalry, 25 year old Mexican Canelo Álvarez claimed the WBC and lineal middleweight world championships with a unanimous decision victory...
-OpeningRound Staff It looks like fight fans are going to be extremely disappointed, because it doesn’t look like the IBF/IBO/WBA middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will get a crack at the winner of tonight’s Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez fight, a fight tha...
-OpeningRound Staff According to FightHubTV‘s conversation with Hall Of Fame trainer and current ESPN co...
-OpeningRound Staff To many fight fans, the Miguel Cotto-Canelo Alvarez clash tonight is a very even fight, a pick em if you will. It has all the expectations in the world to be an outstanding fight, and is the first super fight in the post-Mayweather...