Tag: Canelo Alvarez

AFP Kevork Djansezian

Canelo Alvarez Banned 6 Months for Failed Drug Test

Las Vegas (AFP) – Mexican middleweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was handed a six-month ban by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Wednesday over the failed drug test which forced his rematch with Gennady Golovkin to be cancelled.

AFP KEVORK DJANSEZIAN

Alvarez Tests Positive Ahead of Golovkin Showdown Bout

Los Angeles (AFP) – Mexican middleweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, prepping for a May 5 title rematch with Gennady Golovkin, has tested positive for banned clenbuterol, his promoters blaming tainted meat.

AFP John GURZINSKI

Alvarez to Face Golovkin in Middleweight Title Rematch

Los Angeles (AFP) – World middleweight boxing champion Gennady Golovkin will fight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez on May 5 in a 12-round rematch of their epic draw last September, promoters announced Monday.