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Canelo Returns this Weekend with his Status as Boxing’s Cash Cow Challenged

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Since Floyd Mayweather’s retirement in September 2015 – ignoring his apparent un-retirement for MMA superstar Conor McGregor – it has been Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez who has…

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Can Canelo Knockout Chavez Jr.?

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) On May 6th, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will move up ten and a half pounds to take on a former Light Heavyweight title challenger…

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Canelo Unfazed with Nacho Beristain’s Stratergy

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) Hall of Famer trainer Ignacio “Nacho” Beristain’s resume is stacked with former champions. After signing on to take over training duties for Julio Cesar Chavez Jr….

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Lemieux to Make Quick Return Against Marco Reyes as Co-Main Event for Canelo-Chavez

KNOCKOUT ARTIST DAVID LEMIEUX TO MAKE QUICK RETURN AFTER 2017 KNOCKOUT OF THE YEAR PERFORMANCE AND SQUARE OFF AGAINST MARCO ‘DORADO’ REYES AS CO-MAIN EVENT FOR CANELO-CHÁVEZ, JR. CINCO DE…

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Eubank Jr, Canelo and the Diminishing Value of the Boxing Pay-Per-View

By Alex beard (@alex_beard17) Britain was introduced to ITV Box Office last Saturday night. The £12.95 that viewers had to fork over got them a main event featuring a secondary…

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Golden Boy to Double Up on Canelo-Chavez Jr in Vegas

By: Jerome Souza (@FirstClassBox) It’s looking more likely that the Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. Cinco De Mayo weekend showdown will take place is Las Vegas as…

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Canelo to fight on May 6, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

By: Jerome Souza (@Jerome510) Will it be against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.? We don’t know. But according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Golden Boy Promotions has secured the Saturday…

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FirstClassBoxing 2016 Awards: Knockout of the Year

Andrew McCart (@Andy_FCBoxing) My 2016 Knockout of the Year was Hassan N’Dam’s destructive knockout of Venezuela’s Alfonso Blanco earlier this month. With just 22 seconds gone in the first round,…

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Fights Fans are Hoping for in 2017

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) 2016 was an up and down year for boxing fans. There were many elite match-ups between the likes of Carl Frampton and Leo Santa Cruz, Andre…

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Saunders Set to Face GGG or Canelo with Victory Over Akavov

By Alex Beard (@alex_beard17) Billy Joe Saunders has been told that he will fight either Gennady Golovkin or Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez if he successfully defends his WBO middleweight title against…