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Canelo Alvarez inks $365 million deal with streaming service

Oct 18, 2018 - 7:46 AM

The Mexican boxing star who dethroned Gennady Golovkin will fight 11 times in over a five-year deal with DAZN

WINDFALL. Canelo Alvarez's handler Oscar De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions says the deal makes the boxing champion (right) the ’highest paid athlete in the world.’ Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images/AFP

Manny Pacquiao on bout vs Lucas Matthysse: 'My time is not done yet'

Apr 18, 2018 - 5:18 PM

The Filipino boxing superstar believes he will win against Argentinian Lucas Matthysse in their fight for the WBA regular welterweight title

MAKING A STATEMENT. Manny Pacquiao wants to make a statement that his time in boxing is not done yet when he faces Argentinian Lucas Matthysse for the WBA regular welterweight title. Photo by Jerrick Reymarc/Rappler

Romero Duno matched with 'perfect opponent' on Linares-Gesta card

Jan 07, 2018 - 5:41 PM

Yardley Suarez is known for coming to fight, and not having the best chin

NEXT UP. Romero Duno will face Mexican banger Yardley Suarez on January 27 at The Forum. File photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Filipino boxer Romero Duno defeats crafty Juan Sanchez by decision in LA

Sep 24, 2017 - 11:54 AM

Juan Pablo Sanchez didn't come to lay down but Romero Duno gets the win by unanimous decision.

TOUGH WIN. Romero Duno had to work to a decision win against a fighter not keen on being bulldozed. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Alvarez-Golovkin confirmed for Las Vegas T-Mobile Arena

Jun 06, 2017 - 12:05 PM

Oscar De La Hoya predicts an explosive fight between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin at the 20 000 capacity T Mobile Arena

Pinoy boxer Romero Duno signs with Golden Boy Promotions

Mar 23, 2017 - 2:51 AM

The Filipino knockout puncher has been signed by Oscar de la Hoya s Golden Boy Promotions

KNOCKOUT DEAL. Romero Duno, who made a splash in the U.S. by knocking out previously unbeaten Christian "Chimpa" Gonzalez, has now signed with one of boxing's premier promotions. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias

Pinoy boxer Duno scores upset KO over Gonzalez

Mar 11, 2017 - 12:56 PM

Romero Duno knocks out previously unbeaten Christian Gonzalez to win by second round knockout

UPSET KO. Romero Duno knocked out an unbeaten fighter who is signed by Golden Boy Promotions in his first fight on American soil. Photo by Jhay Oh Otamias/Rappler

'Canelo' Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr set fight date

Jan 14, 2017 - 12:53 PM

Mexico s two most popular boxers will meet at a site to be determined on Cinco de Mayo weekend

CINCO DE MAYO SHOWDOWN. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr will face off at a 164.5 pound catchweight. Alvarez photo by JOHN GURZINSKI / AFP, Chavez photo from Top Rank

Oscar de la Hoya considering comeback at age 42

Jun 23, 2015 - 2:40 PM

De la Hoya said that he is clean and sober after twice undergoing rehabilitation for drugs and alcohol and as fit as ever

GOLDEN COMEBACK? Oscar De La Hoya is considering writing a new ending to his boxing career. File photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Pinoy boxer Gesta’s bout vs Molina ends in draw

May 01, 2015 - 3:33 PM

First judge Eddie saw it in favor of Molina 98 92 while Gesta came out on top on Tom Taylor’s sheet at 96 94 Third ringside official Max DeLuca had it even 95 95

DRAW. A furious battle between Mercito Gesta and Carlos Molina ends in a draw. Photo from Golden Boy Boxing's Instagram

Pinoy boxer Lunas makes ring return in May

Apr 09, 2015 - 9:39 PM

Rolly Lunas will face undefeated Mexican American boxer Manuel Avila after a two year absence from the fighting sport

Boxer Rolly Lunas is ready to end his two-year hiatus from boxing. Photo from Lunas' Facebook page

Mercito Gesta faces Carlos Molina in April

Mar 14, 2015 - 11:39 PM

No Mercy Gesta is coming off a two consecutive wins and will look to extend that streak to three

NO MERCY. Mercito Gesta will be back in the ring on April 2015, this time under Golden Boy Promotions. Photo from Gesta's official Facebook page

TIMELINE: The road to Pacquiao-Mayweather

Feb 21, 2015 - 10:14 PM

Here s a look at events that have transpired through the years leading to the confirmation of the Pacquiao Mayweather match

Golden Boy signs Pinoy boxer Mercito Gesta

Jan 10, 2015 - 9:00 AM

Top Rank released Gesta in 2013 after suffering multiple injuries in training forcing his bouts to be cancelled

Bernard Hopkins, 49, set for title unification vs Russian Kovalev

Aug 05, 2014 - 4:55 PM

Bernard Hopkins will take another huge leap in the twilight of his prizefighting career as he is set to unify the light heavyweight titles against Sergey Kovalev

'A CLOCK WITH NO HANDS.' Bernard Hopkins will once again tempt fate by unifying the light heavyweight titles with unbeaten KO artist Sergey Kovalev. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

Boxing: Schaefer departs in shakeup at de la Hoya's Golden Boy

Jun 03, 2014 - 6:26 PM

Richard Schaefer stepped down as CEO of Oscar de la Hoya s Golden Boy Promotions on Monday in a move that quickly rippled through the boxing world

GOLDEN SPLIT. Richard Schaefer has stepped down as CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. Photo by Isaac Brekken/Getty Images/AFP

Boxing: Gesta reflects on losing, revamping and rising back to contention

Mar 12, 2014 - 1:30 AM

Mercito lost his first title fight but has retooled and revamped his career under new management and is working his back into championship contention

MERCILESS. Mercito Gesta spars during training for his April 11 bout. Photo by Chris Almazan / Team Gesta