Last week an important and somewhat surprising announcement was made by Golden Boy Promotions’ founder and now CEO Oscar De La Hoya.  In his statement to the press from the Los Angeles offices of his company De La Hoya announced that Golden Boy’s star fighter, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, will be returning the airwaves of the :READ MORE...
HBO, GOLDEN BOY AND CANELO BACK IN BUSINESS
This past Saturday night two of the best fights this year went down and they weren’t in the United States or on either HBO or Showtime.  The two U.S.-based cable network companies collectively have the biggest boxing budget in the business but sometimes you just need two, or in this case, four willing warriors and :READ MORE...
FIGHT OF THE YEAR


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HBO, GOLDEN BOY AND CANELO BACK IN BUSINESS

Last week an important and somewhat surprising announcement was made by Golden Boy Promotions’ founder and now CEO Oscar De La Hoya.  In his statement to the press from the Los Angeles offices of his company De La Hoya announced that Golden Boy’s star fighter, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, will be returning the airwaves of the number one network for the sport of boxing, HBO.  The announcement was a small surprise to some since Alvarez has ... :Read more


FIGHT OF THE YEAR

This past Saturday night two of the best fights this year went down and they weren’t in the United States or on either HBO or Showtime.  The two U.S.-based cable network companies collectively have the biggest boxing budget in the business but sometimes you just need two, or in this case, four willing warriors and you get an awesome night of boxing, this time in Tijuana, Mexico. In the semi-main event that was broadcast live in Mexico b... :Read more


BIG PUSH FOR THE END OF THE YEAR, PART II

  In the last edition of the Boxing 360 blog we talked about the upcoming fights from now until the end of the year leaving off with the much anticipated showdown between the “Alien” forty-nine year old Bernard Hopkins and the “Krusher” Sergey Kovalev set for November 8th on HBO from the Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.  In this part deux we will look at three more fight cards scheduled for before the end of the year. On Saturday,... :Read more