Miguel Cotto

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Canelo Alvarez earned a majority decision over Gennady Golovkin in las Vegas. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez scored the signature win of his career in Saturday night’s long-awaited rematch with Gennady Golovkin, capturing the WBC and WBA(...)

Canelo Alvarez prepares to jump rope during a media workout in Los Angeles ahead of his middleweight fight with Gennady Golovkin. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

It is time for boxing to fix its house. Two weeks after Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor did each other a mutual favour in a cross-discipline publi(...)

 Gennady Golovkin training for his forthcoming showdown with Canelo Alvarez on September 16th. Photograph:  Harry How/Getty Images

When the story of professional boxing in the 21st century is written, Saturday, August 26th, 2017 may well be a date of some significance. That was w(...)

Referee Robert Byrd prepares to start the third round of the light heavyweight title bout between Sergey Kovalev (left)  and Andre Ward at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in November 2016. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty Images

American referee Robert Byrd is to oversee the fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather in Las Vegas on August 26th. It has also been confir(...)

 Alvarez, right, punches Liam Smith, left, during the fifth round of the WBO Junior Middleweight championship boxing match at the stadium in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, September 7th, 2016. Alvarez won by a knock out in the ninth round. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

The hype was justified. Saul “Canelo” Álvarez has been trumpeted all this week as the most dangerous man in boxing. Mr Box Office himself. As the las(...)

Andy Lee will defend his WBO world middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders at Thomond Park on September 19th. Photograph: Inpho

Andy Lee will defend his WBO world middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders at Thomond Park on Saturday, September 19th. Lee won the world(...)

Manny Pacquaio is happy with his underdog tag ahead of Saturday’s fight against Floyd Mayweather. Photograph: Reuters

As befits the pantomime buffoonery that attends professional fisticuffs, Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather made their “grand entrances” in Las Ve(...)

An ESPN report revisited Floyd Mayweather’s history of domestic abuse. Photograph: Getty

A lingering shadow hangs over Floyd Mayweather. As hundreds of journalists from around the world descend on Las Vegas this week to pour over every det(...)

Limerick man  Andy Lee and John Jackson of the Virgin Islands during their NABF Super Welterweight bout in New York. Photograph: Getty Images. Photograph:  Rich Schultz/Getty Images

Light middleweight Andy Lee (33-2, 23 KOs) saved his career with a sensational fifth round one-punch knockout win over John Jackson (18-2, 15 KOs) at(...)

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (left) of the US dodges a blow from Marcos Maidana of Argentina during their WBC/WBA welterweight unification fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photograph: Steve Marcus / Reuters

Floyd Mayweather saw off a hurricane in Las Vegas, a rough night to end a chaotic week. He was cut early and battered for several of the 12 rounds as (...)

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