Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Canelo's Television Future To Be Decided Soon

By Steve Kim

So with HBO deciding to get out of the boxing business in 2019, that leaves the games biggest pay-per-view star, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, as a free agent of sorts.

Right now, Golden Boy Promotions, is sifting through various offers.

''We've been getting a lot of calls, we're going to sit down with him, [Golden Boy CEO] Oscar [De La Hoya] and myself - and analyze everything but there's a lot of offers out there," confirmed the president of Golden Boy, Eric Gomez, to BoxingScene.com.

CaneloSmithDallasPC_Hoganphotos6 (720x480)

And yes, the likes of DAZN and ESPN have called but Gomez pointed out - "everybody's calling us, there's some networks that have called as well to inquire. So right now everything's wide open, everything's wide open. We're going to look at all the details and do our due diligence."

Not all of those who have reached out to Golden Boy are ones that are currently televising boxing.

"There's some that do boxing, there's others that don't do boxing but are interested," Gomez explained further.

As for the possibility of 'Canelo' returning on December 15th, Gomez told BoxingScene.com - "He has been cleared to fight, he's on vacation right now. When he gets back we're going to go over opponents with him and then he's going to decide. It's up to him, it's clearly up to him if he wants to fight in December."

If the decision is made to fight on this date, will HBO be involved?

"HBO has told us that they're committed to finish out the year and they would be available and that's going to be a decision Oscar's going to have to decide on what he wants to do," said Gomez.

Canelo was in action earlier this month, when he captured the WBC, WBA middleweight titles with a twelve round majority decision over Gennady Golovkin at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Steve Kim is the news editor for BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by NachoMan on 10-01-2018

Oh, thought he was getting into acting on screen, maybe Richie Cunningham in a Happy Day's reboot? [IMG]https://www.google.com/imgres?imgurl=https://vignette.wikia.nocookie.net/dragon-rap-battles/images/c/c1/Richie_Cunnginham_png.png/revision/latest?cb%3D20151102181251&imgrefurl=http://dragon-rap-battles.wikia.com/wiki/Richie_Cunningham&h=737&w=615&tbnid=GS5hUAKkt37MpM:&q=richie+cunningham&tbnh=186&tbnw=155&usg=AI4_-kTdMFuV_jdm06-lqZcEJ-4GTwL-OQ&vet=12ahUKEwj72su5wOXdAhUGu1MKHbfcB3EQ_B0wHHoECAcQCQ..i&docid=_V2BTDiETm4L-M&itg=1&client=firefox-b-1-ab&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwj72su5wOXdAhUGu1MKHbfcB3EQ_B0wHHoECAcQCQ[/IMG]

Comment by Mirus on 10-01-2018

[QUOTE=TheCell8;19154348]Wherever Canelo goes, Golovkin will follow.[/QUOTE] Exactly. No doubts.

Comment by The plunger man on 10-01-2018

Canelo's stock is going to falll without HBO covering him and all the promotion he use to receive. He Might have to try a new avenue now

Comment by The plunger man on 10-01-2018

[QUOTE=Robi13;19154272]My sources tell me he is going with Showtime[/QUOTE] Heinz tomato ketchup ? brown sauce ? Mayonnaise ?

Comment by Mr. EBT 97K on 09-30-2018

Hope he goes to Facebook.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (47)
Top Headlines Photos: Murata-Brant, Dadashev-DeMarco - Face-Off at Presser Photos: Saul Sanchez, Fernando Saavedra - On Weight To Fight Anthony Yarde vs. Walter Gabriel Sequeira Picked Up By ESPN+ WBC Prez Overjoyed By Canelo-DAZN Deal: Time To Celebrate! Gloferson Ortizo Hopes To Rebound From First Defeat Arum: Linear/Stream Combo Gives ESPN Advantage Over DAZN De La Hoya Unloads on Mayweather: We Don't Hit Women! Photos: Kid Galahad, Toka Kahn Clary - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Rodriguez-Moloney, Dorticos-Masternak - Face To Face Photos: Katie Taylor, Cindy Serrano - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Tevin Farmer, James Tennyson - Face To Face at Presser Photos: Demetrius Andrade, Walter Kautondokwa - Face To Face Mayweather To 'Cheating' Canelo: I Make $300M in 1 Fight, Not 11! Agit Kabayel vs. Otto Wallin is Ordered By The EBU Hearn: Jacobs To Fight Canelo in May If He Beats Derevyanchenko Joseph Parker vs. Alexander Flores Set Down For December 15 Cheeseman: Byfield Does Not Deserve British Title Shot Arum: Crawford-Spence Fight Could Be Made in 3 Hours! Frank Warren: Buglioni Rejected Over 100K For Yarde Fight UK News: Tommy Langford, Savannah Marshall, Sunny Edwards Hughie Fury: After I Take Out Pulev, Fans Will Talk Me & Joshua Golovkin Undecided, Still Choosing a Television Outlet Hearn: Canelo-Fielding Probably Gets DAZN 1 Million Subscribers Arum: Golovkin is Best Middleweight, He Clearly Beat Canelo! Taylor Confident He'll Beat Martin, Then Baranchyk In WBSS Semis Daniel Dubois: I Want To Fight Gorman When Time is Right Ricky Burns Back, November 17 in Atlantic City Byfield Confident of Stopping Cheeseman in One-Sided Fight Canelo: Fielding Will Be Bigger, Stronger Than Me - This is a Risk Pacquiao Says Broner Fight is "90%" Likely To Push Through Canelo: If the People Want Third Golovkin Fight, We'll Make It Photos: Scott Quigg, Kid Galahad, Daniyar Yeleussinov - Workouts Photos: Katie Taylor Putting in Work For Serrano Defense Canelo To Mayweather: Stop Hurting Boxing - Fight Me! Photos: Tevin Farmer, James Tennyson - Putting in Work Photos: Demetrius Andrade Grinds For Kautondokwa Clash Photos: Jason Quigley, Freddy Hernandez - Ready For Battle Chocolatito, Cecilia Braekhus To Return on HBO, December 8 Photos: Rob Brant Showing Off His Moves at Top Rank Gym Photos: Ryota Murata Putting in Work For Rob Brant
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement