Trilogy done

Well, we admit we got it wrong. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez lived up to most pre-fight predictions by winning a unanimous twelve round decision over Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin in their third defining fight in the T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas tonight. Scores returned were 116-112, 115-113, 115-113 in favour of the Mexican. For most observers Golovkin …

The Friday Faceup

The formalities are complete. After months of hype and preparation the fight is on ! Kazakhstan’s Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin scaled 167.8lbs and Mexican Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez 167.4lbs in the blistering heat before a boisterous Mexican Independence Day crowd lunchtime today, just outside the Las Vegas venue for tomorrow’s big unification fight. Both fighters comfortably made …

Vegas Strip lowdown

The final press conference for the massive 168lbs (12 stone) trilogy fight between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin took place today without any of the usual fireworks this close to fight night. Both fighters have shared twenty four of the finest rounds witnessed in boxing in the last five years. Saturday promises to …

Vegas Strip lowdown

Fight week day two and both fighters arrived at the MGM Grand this lunchtime for the massive super-middleweight world unification fight Saturday 17th at the nearby T-Mobile arena. Both combatants looked a picture of health and primed for the challenge ahead. The lobby of the hotel concourse was packed with roughly 300 predominantly Mexican fans …

Vegas Strip lowdown

Replacing our regular features for one week only is live on-site coverage from Las Vegas. Superfight III Touchdown ! Day one of fight week and all’s a state of readiness on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Saturday 17th’s massive super-middleweight world title unification between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin awaits and our fight …

The Monday LunchBox

A week out from the biggest female boxing card ever to be held in the UK the current WBO super-welterweight champion Natasha Jonas took centre stage in Liverpool, England on Saturday 3rd. Local heroine, ‘Miss GB’ Jonas, unified the WBO and WBC versions of the 154lb/10st title by outpointing Sweden’s Patricia Berghult by unanimous decision …

The Friday Faceup

Liverpool, north-west England is the focus of attention tomorrow night (September 3rd) in the UK with the big BOXXER promotion at the M&S Bank Arena on the city’s historic waterfront. Local hero Liam ‘Beefy’ Smith (31-3-1, 18 KO’s) hopes to build on recent momentum by beating dangerous Tanzanian Hassan Mwakinyo (20-2, 14 KO’s) in a …