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Miguel Cotto To Return on February 25, Kirkland in The Running

Former four division world champion Miguel Angel Cotto has been informed of his return date by promoters Roc Nation Sports. Cotto will hold at least two fights in 2017, and one of them could be a pote...Read More

James Kirkland Arrested Over Child Support Beef

Junior middleweight/middleweight contender James Kirkland was arrested in Austin, Texas earlier this month in connection to a child support case ... TMZ Sports has learned....Read More

Miguel Cotto vs. James Kirkland Showdown in Play?

Despite not having fought since being stopped in three rounds by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez on May 9th of 2015, James Kirkland (32-2, 28KOs) is still in the mix to face marquee names. ...Read More

James Kirkland in Training, Reunites With Ann Wolfe

The last we saw of James Kirkland it was on the night of May 9th, 2015 at the Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas, where he was stopped brutally by Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez in three rounds. For that fight...Read More

Miguel Cotto-James Kirkland in Play For June 18 at Barclays

This much is clear, former four division world champion Miguel Cotto (40-5, 33KOs) and his promoter Roc Nation Sports have the Barclays Center on hold for June 18th. But just who will the Puerto Rican...Read More

Rosado on Kirkland: He Asked For 'Double' The Purse!

At this time last week it looked like a junior middlweight crossroads bout between Gabe Rosado and James Kirkland was going to take place at the Forum in Inglewood, California on December 19th, as par...Read More

Kirkland Demands More Money, Rosado Fight a No Go

On December 19th at the Forum in Inglewood, California, Golden Boy Promotions is staging a card that will be televised by HBO as part of their 'Boxing After Dark' series. Nicholas Walters, the former ...Read More

Kirkland Seeks Release From 50 Cent's SMS Promotions

The finances of Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson have been in the news a lot lately but the concern of Mike Miller, the attorney and adviser to junior middleweight James Kirkland, is their situation with SMS ...Read More

Video: Golovkin on Canelo's Big KO Win, Facing Him

Radio Rahim catches up with WBA/IBO middleweight champion Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin to discuss last Saturday's knockout win by Saul "Canelo" Alvarez over James Kirkland last Saturday night in Houston, Te...Read More

Alvarez-Kirkland Most Viewed Cable Bout Since 2006

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez enjoyed a triumphant return to HBO in every conceivable way. The 24-year old former 154 lb. titlist registered what presently serves as the leading contender for Knockout of the ...Read More

Canelo Alvarez-James Kirkland: Post-Fight Report Card

For every fighter, there is a window. It might be a decade. It might be a few years. That window, sometimes called ‘prime’ is the amount of time a fighter has to maximize their abilities in the ri...Read More

“Fighting Words” — Canelo’s Star Turn, With Caveats

by David P. Greisman - Canelo Alvarez was a star long before he even had a chance to prove his place among the best in the sport. He was a precocious prospect who turned pro at 15 years old and had...Read More

De La Hoya Impressed by Canelo’s Poise With Kirkland

Although Canelo Alvarez scored three knockdowns on James Kirkland, including the sensational one-punch knockout that laid Kirkland out, he first had to weather an assault in the opening minutes. Th...Read More

Ann Wolfe: Kirkland Was Too Inactive To Face Canelo

James Kirkland was simply not prepared to step in the ring with a fighter like Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez ... so says his ex-trainer Ann Wolfe who tells TMZ Sports he took the fight way too soon. Kirkl...Read More

50 Cent Wants James Kirkland Back With Ann Wolfe

Much has been made of James Kirkland’s latest parting with longtime trainer Ann Wolfe. The junior middleweight had left Wolfe once before and had lost to Nobuhiro Ishida by shocking first-round techni...Read More

Photos: Canelo's Vicious KO of Kirkland - HUGE Gallery

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - It was originally scheduled for 2012. Almost three years later we get the fight. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) scored a vicious third round knockout of James...Read More

Kirkland: I Didn’t See Canelo’s Knockout Punch Coming

James Kirkland was down in the first, down again two rounds later, then put down for the count once more in the third round. He didn’t spot the punch from Canelo Alvarez that ended the fight on Saturd...Read More

CompuBox: Canelo Lands Whopping 60% of Power Shots

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez was too strong and too accurate for the questionable chin of James Kirkland. Canelo landed a whopping 60% of his power punch...Read More

Video: De La Hoya on Canelo's Win, Cotto Next, May-Pac

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - David P. Greisman catches up with Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya, who discussed Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) scoring a vicious third round...Read More

Video: Canelo Discusses Kirkland Win, Cotto, More

David P. Greisman was front and center at the post fight press conference on the night that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez dramatically knocked out James Kirkland. Canelo spoke to media members after what is l...Read More