Frank Warren: If Canelo is Out, Then Saunders in Frame For GGG

By Frank Warren

THE WORD ON the media grapevine is pointing towards the big rematch between Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez being in some jeopardy.

The pair were set to go again in Las Vegas on May 5, but this money-spinning event has been thrown into doubt following the detection of clenbuterol in a sample provided by the Mexican.

I think many people just assumed the hugely profitable party would go ahead regardless and the issue would simply be swept under the canvas.


It did appear that the governing bodies were reluctant to do anything about it and it now seems it is down to the Nevada commission to take the appropriate steps and investigate the matter properly.

It looks now like there will be some consequences – especially now it is public knowledge that Canelo failed two drug tests.

I am sure as much as Las Vegas will want the event to take place on Mexico’s Cinco de Mayo because of the income that it would generate for the local economy and casinos – and as much as Golovkin will want it to go ahead – at the end of the day the sport has got to be seen to be policing itself and failed tests cannot simply be ignored.

If the fight is ultimately aborted then the name of Billy Joe Saunders will be firmly in the frame as a potential opponent for the holder of the other three middleweight belts, but the prospect of this would be very much date dependent due to the hand injury that has disrupted his training as you would want to be anything less than 100 percent going in with Golovkin.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by DocGreenThumb. on 03-27-2018

Letting you know this is not an alt account got it. Who the fuc is Mr. Cypress you never answered the ?

Comment by Chrismart on 03-27-2018

[QUOTE=DocGreenThumb.;18609849]Depends how long Connello gets suspended for.[/QUOTE] Ah, good point :ANYWORD:

Comment by MrShakeAndBake on 03-27-2018

[QUOTE=Steven Mccowan;18609763]Bjs pretty good fight for ggg and he get all belts. Ggg ko bjs though, lemieux inability to cut off ring and give it his all has bjs stock at all time high. Im not too interested in canelo…

Comment by j0zef on 03-27-2018

[QUOTE=Shontae De'marc;18609581]How will that work for the set date in May though? Given BlowJob is fighting Murray in April?[/QUOTE] Billy Joe Saunders injures hand, fight with Martin Murray postponed [URL=""]Saunders will now make the fourth defence of his WBO crown…

Comment by Shontae De'marc on 03-27-2018

[QUOTE=DocGreenThumb.;18609855]Who the fuc is Mr. Cypress. This is no alt account don't bring that shyt here. Been accused before. :boxing:[/QUOTE] U wanna fite me?

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