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De La Hoya Smiles at Golovkin: Good Luck With Derevyanchenko!

Golden Boy Promotions CEO Oscar De La Hoya, who promotes Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, has continued to bait IBF, IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.

On Thursday, De La Hoya revealed that Canelo was "moving on" after unsuccessful negotiations with Tom Loeffler, who handles the promotional end for Golovkin.

The two boxers were scheduled to collide in a rematch on May 5th, but the fight fell out after Canelo was suspended over a pair of drug tests that came up positive for the banned substance clenbuterol.

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Canelo's next fight is being targeted for September 15th as part of Mexican Independence Day weekend.

Golovkin still went forward with his HBO date on May 5th, and retained his titles by knocking out late replacement Vanes Martirosyan in two rounds at the StubHub Center in Carson, California.

Canelo and Golovkin fought to controversial twelve round split draw last September at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

De La Hoya stated on Thursday that Golovkin was being difficult in the negotiations - so they were moving on

“It’s clear to us that Golovkin doesn’t want to fight Canelo,” De La Hoya said to The Ring.

“It’s clear to us that after all the demands that they made, after Canelo having to do the hair follicle test, having to enroll in VADA, having to be tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission randomly even before he was enrolled in VADA, it’s clear that GGG is afraid.

“So we’re going to move on and I’m going to start making phone calls to (Daniel Jacobs’) people, to (Billy Joe) Saunders’ people, start making calls to (Jermall) Charlo and (Spike) O’Sullivan. (Golovkin's promoter Tom Loeffler told me GGG) doesn’t want to fight. That’s all Tom said. They’re not going have a better deal than what they have now.”

On Friday, De La Hoya took to social media to continue baiting Golovkin.

"Golovkin, good luck with Sergiy Derevyanchenko, who’s 11-0 and your IBF mandatory. The train has moved on and [we're] going after Danny Jacobs, [Billy Joe] Saunders, Spike O'Sullivan," De La Hoya stated.

Golovkin make very well have to defend his title against Derevyanchenko. The team behind the talented contender is pushing very hard to get that mandatory to happen.

There was a prior order that directed Golovkin to face Derevyanchenko - but GGG's team is attempting to get it pushed back by one more fight.

As BoxingScene.com recently reported, there was a hearing held at the IBF's offices a few days ago and the two sides were stating their individual cases with respect to the mandatory order.

The sanctioning body is expected to make a ruling in the next few days.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by brown_knight06 on 06-04-2018

[QUOTE=juandabomb;18814750]if you notice the only one that got the tweet was spike...LOL..obvious he is Carnelo's opponent[/QUOTE] I wonder how the golden tranny was tweeting while the mexican ginger was riding him with the wooden utensils.

Comment by juandabomb on 05-29-2018

[QUOTE=brown_knight06;18804978]Guess him and clenelo will break the cocina this weekend celebrating.[/QUOTE]if you notice the only one that got the tweet was spike...LOL..obvious he is Carnelo's opponent

Comment by BigStomps on 05-27-2018

[QUOTE=alexjust;18809731]A face of boxing with no belt?[/QUOTE] Yes! Real boxing fans don't put too much weight on any of them piece of shet alphabet soup belts! I know boxing and if there's a good fight on ppv then I'll pay…

Comment by richardt on 05-27-2018

[QUOTE=animelive;18809686]The content of your posts indicate that you are a moron.[/QUOTE]And that is being kind. And using words like "for reals" shows us how old the kid is too. I put the kid on ignore like everyone else should do.

Comment by PeasantCrusha on 05-27-2018

Oscar De La Dildo is a joke... De La Hosiery has the mindset of a female. Mad at GGG because his fighter turned up dirty? Only a dildo-smuggler acts this way.. #TouchedByPriests #Fishnets #DamagedChildTurnedChampViaChildhoodTraumas

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