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Canelo Alvarez Pulls Out Of December Bout Citing Injury

LOS ANGELES, CA – If you were anxiously awaiting Canelo Alvarez’s December debut on HBO under his new agreement you’ll have to continue waiting. Today Golden Boy Promotions issued at statement advising that their ginger headed wunderkind will not be fighting in December against Joshua Clottey. Los Angeles (October 6) – Due to a persistent ankle injury, Canelo Alvarez must...
Via BadCulture
16 days ago  |  Discuss

HBO scores major coup by signing Canelo, immediately blows it with Canelo-Clottey fight

For HBO to Generate Excitement over Canelo, They’ll have to Do Better than Clottey: Showtime has worked hard to supplant HBO as the premier destination for boxing as of late, a result of both quality matchmaking, along with the extraordinarily lucrative six-fight deal that Floyd Mayweather signed with the network. Mayweather is edging closer to retirement and is also faced with...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Canelo vs Clottey Scheduled for Same Day as UFC 181

Canelo Alvarez is ready to make his HBO debut and it will be against Joshua Clottey. Clottey has been the front rounder for this fight all summer and it was simply a matter of working out the details. Ring Magazine was first to report the Cotto-Clottey details: RING No. 1-rated junior middleweight Canelo Alvarez will face former welterweight titleholder Joshua Clottey on Dec. 6...
Via BlackSportsOnline
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Andrade: De La Hoya told us we’d have to wait 2 years to face Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KO's) and  Golden Boy Promotions have been going over potential opponents for Canelo's expected return to the ring this fall. Three names that are allegedly on a short list include undefeated Demetrius Andrade (21-0, 14 KO's), Joshua Clottey and James Kirkland. But according to Andrade's father and trainer Paul Andrade, no formal talks...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Nearing Deal to Fight Clottey in San Antonio

Canelo Alvarez will fight for the 3rd time in 2014 and his next opponent will most likely be former champion Joshua Clottey. Clottey isn’t the biggest name for Canelo but it gives him the possibility to notch a highlight reel KO and expand his budding legacy. The UFC will host a huge PPV in Las Vegas the weekend of December 6th, so moving the fight to San Antonio would work out...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Canelo Alvarez Considering Joshua Clottey for December Opponent

Most people were hoping for Canelo to fight James Kirkland in December, but a couple of things have changed for Canelo recently. For one, it doesn’t appear his fight in December will be on PPV. Secondly, because of a thawing of the Cold War, Canelo might end up back on HBO. Because of those two things, they might want a little bit of a softer touch for an opponent, especially with...
Via BlackSportsOnline
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Joshua Clottey signs with Star Boxing

Star Boxing president Joe DeGuardia announced today the signing of former world champion Joshua Clottey to an exclusive promotional contract. Known as the "Grand Master", Clottey possesses a record of 36-4-0 (22KO's), highlighted by victories over former world champions Diego Corrales and Zab Judah. The native of Ghana, now residing in the Bronx, New York, Clottey also...
Via Pro Boxing Fans
August 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Joshua Clottey: Akwasi Appiah Should Call Me For Black Stars

Joshua Clottey lining up for the Black Stars select side at the Soccer FiestaBy Ameenu ShardowJoshua Clottey has urged Black Stars coach Kwesi Appiah to look in his direction for a future call up to the national team.The 34-year-old former IBF Welterweight Champion put in a solid display for the Black Stars select side at this year’s Star Soccer Fiesta at the Baba Yara Stadium...
Via Ghanasoccernet
June 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Ghanaian Boxer Joshua Clottey ‘good Enough To Play For Olympics’

IBF- Welterweight Champion Joshua Clottey wants to play for OlympicsBy Patrick AkotoFormer IBF Welterweight champion Joshua Clottey has revealed he wants to swap his gloves for football boots and become a Great Olympics player.The 34-year-old ‘Hitter’ grew up supporting the capital-based club and feels he has what it takes to make it into coach Walter Yankah’s side.“I am...
Via Ghanasoccernet
April 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Clottey, Zarusa get wins on undercard

From the Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. vs. Peter Manfredo Jr. undercard at Reliant Arena in Houston: -- Featherweight prospect Luis Zarazua (2-0, 1 KO) defeated Ricardo Avila (1-6, 0 KOs) by unanimous decision in what proved to be a workmanlike victory considering it was his second professional fight. Zarazua, fighting in classic Mexican style, dug to the body constantly and was aggressive...
Via Fox Sports
November 20, 2011  |  Discuss
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