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Sport Golovkin and Alvarez set for September rematch, according to De La Hoya

10:58  14 june  2018
10:58  14 june  2018 Source:   msn.com

Spike set for GGG-Canelo undercard

  Spike set for GGG-Canelo undercard Spike O'Sullivan says he will feature on the undercard to Gennady Golovkin's rematch with Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez on September 15 at the T-Mobile Arena. The Irish middleweight, who has lost just twice in his career, has been on a scintillating run of form in recent years and will now get the chance to perform for the first time in the fight capital of Las Vegas.A row over the purse split had reportedly put the high-profile rematch in jeopardy, but O'Sullivan was confident a deal would eventually be reached for GGG-Canelo 2.

The rematch to last September 's highly anticipated showdown between undefeated middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and lineal middleweight champ Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is set for May 5, Cinco de Mayo, it was announced Monday.

Miami (AFP) - Oscar De La Hoya says Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez 's highly anticipated rematch with Gennady Golovkin is close to being finalized and will be driven by increasing animosity between the two fighters.

Canelo Alvarez (left) and Gennady Golovkin (right) attend at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on June 20, 2017. © Brad Barket, Getty Images Canelo Alvarez (left) and Gennady Golovkin (right) attend at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on June 20, 2017.

Unified middleweight world champion Gennady Golovkin has accepted a deal for a September rematch against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, according to the Mexican’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya.

A Wednesday deadline set by De La Hoya appeared to be set to pass with no agreement in place, only for a sudden turn of events late in the evening.

“I’m happy to inform that we have a fight September 15!!!!” De La Hoya tweeted.

Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin shake hands in February 2018 © Provided by AFP Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin shake hands in February 2018 The pair’s first bout last September ended in a controversial draw, with judge Adalaide Byrd’s scorecard of 118–110 in favour of Alvarez widely ridiculed.

A rematch was planned for May, only for Canelo to withdraw after failing two drugs tests for banned substance clenbuterol in February.

Gennady Golovkin, pictured, has agreed to fight Saul Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya has announced (Nick Potts/PA) © Provided by The Press Association Gennady Golovkin, pictured, has agreed to fight Saul Alvarez, Oscar De La Hoya has announced (Nick Potts/PA) He claimed it was a result of eating contaminated meat but was forced to withdraw from the original rematch after being given a six-month suspension, backdated to the first failed test on February 17.

France conquer Australia with some help from video assistant referee technology

  France conquer Australia with some help from video assistant referee technology VAR was used at a World Cup for the first time.Antoine Griezmann put Les Bleus ahead with a contentious second-half penalty in Kazan after referee Andres Cunha adjudged the forward had been fouled by Joshua Risdon having watched a replay of the incident at the side of the pitch.

Promoter Oscar De La Hoya considering his options for middleweight Canelo Alvarez . That would put back Golovkin -Canelo II until September 2018, at the earliest. Alvarez 's rematch with Gennady Golovkin had been expected to take place on May 5, next year.

Golden Boy CEO Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN on Tuesday the proposed rematch between Canelo Alvarez and GGG is off due to the latter's insistence first time since their draw last September , And potentially threatening GGG’s purse. Gennady “GGG” Golovkin rematch next year by predicting a …

However, he is free to box again from August 17 and Golovkin has accepted a reportedly improved offer to stage the rematch.

Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin take part in a news conference at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live to announce their upcoming rematch, which could be canceled, on Feb. 27, 2018 in Los Angeles. © Photo: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Boxers Canelo Alvarez (L) and Gennady Golovkin take part in a news conference at Microsoft Theater at L.A. Live to announce their upcoming rematch, which could be canceled, on Feb. 27, 2018 in Los Angeles. Golovkin was the holder of three of the major world titles but was recently stripped of the IBF belt after declining to agree to fight mandatory challenger Sergiy Derevyanchenko.

The Kazakh remains the unified WBC and WBA middleweight title holder.

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Rolls Royce set to axe 1 in 4 jobs at historic base: White-collar cull will see 4,000 jobs axed this week .
The cull of managers and administrative staff is expected to be announced at a meeting on Friday, when boss Warren East will speak to investors. Hardest hit will be the engineering giant’s base in Derby where most of its white-collar staff are located. Rolls has been based in Derby since 1906.About 14,000 of the group’s staff work there, meaning the cuts could wipe out a quarter of the local workforce. It will not affect some 7,000 front-line engineers, however, who are protected under a deal with unions.

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