Are the two biggest rising stars in the boxing firmament on a collision course? Let’s hope so.
Last Saturday, the 24 year old super welterweight sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) scored a dramatic third round knockout over the hard swinging southpaw, James Kirkland (32-2, 28 KOs). For as long as it lasted, Alvarez vs Kirkland was a furious pier six brawl, in contrast to the Mayweather boxing clinic of May 2nd.
Still, the fighter who many believe to be the next super-nova of boxing is middleweight champion, Gennady Golovkin. Golovkin defends his title against the slick Willie Monroe Jr. (19-1, 6 KOs) at the Forum in Inglewood, California on Saturday...
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