Golden Boy Prez: Golovkin Must Accept 57.5-42.5 By Tomorrow

Golden Boy Promotions President Eric Gomez, who guides Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, has lost his patience and he's not willing to waste any further time when it comes to the negotiations for a rematch with IBO, WBA, WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.

Gomez told ESPN that Golovkin now has a firm deadline 12 PM PST 3 PM EST on Wednesday to accept a monetary split of 57.5-42.5 - or else Golden Boy would move forward with finalizing a deal to face Daniel Jacobs on September 15th at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

“This is final,” Gomez said. “We’ve been through everything. We’ve been through the hoops, the monkey bars, the slides. No more playing games. He has until noon (PT) to accept or walk away. If he walks away, good luck to him.”

golovkin-canelo-final (2)

The two boxers fought last September to a controversial twelve round split draw, also at T-Mobile.

They were set to collide in a rematch on May 5th, but the contest fell out after Canelo tested positive for the banned substance clenbuterol.

Canelo was suspended for a six month period by the Nevada State Athletic Commission - but he'll be cleared to fight by August 17th, and plans to fight on September 15th against Golovkin or Jacobs.

When they made a deal for the May date, the terms were 65-35 in favor of Canelo.

But when the contest fell apart, Golovkin demanded an even split of 50-50 - which caused the negotiations to fall apart.

Eventually, Golovkin backed away from the 50-50 demand and countered back with a split of 55-45 in Canelo's favor.

Now the ball is in Golovkin's court. The rematch is the biggest fight for both boxers, but Canelo will likely make $20-30 million against an alternative opponent like Jacobs - while Golovkin's options would become pretty thin in terms of securing someone who can bring an eight figure payday.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Diego Rodriguez on 06-14-2018

[QUOTE=DocGreenThumb.;18861274]I'm predicting over 1.5 million buys this time. Maybe closer to 2 mil.[/QUOTE] I actually was not that excited about the fight in May. But given everything I am more interested. How much, if at all, did PED help Canelo?…

Comment by DocGreenThumb. on 06-14-2018

[I][/I][QUOTE=icha;18859660]the difference between the fanbases is a lot more than 55-45 or 60-40, but again ggg deserves every penny he can squeeze as long as the fight happens...[/QUOTE] Exactly never thought I would agree with you spot on. GGG/Conelo are…

Comment by DocGreenThumb. on 06-14-2018

[QUOTE=Diego Rodriguez;18857683]If GGG brings no fans than why is it 1.3MM watched Canelo vs. Golovkin vs. 300K for Canelo vs. Smith? People acting like Golovkin doesn't matter or very little is just silly.[/QUOTE] I'm predicting over 1.5 million buys this…

Comment by icha on 06-13-2018

[QUOTE=BLACK KNOT;18859444]ggg brings his fans as well. clenelo wont make anywhere near as much fighting someone else. he can fight moustache man in texas on regular hbo which nobody really cares about or fight jacobs for very high risk and…

Comment by icha on 06-13-2018

[QUOTE=BLACK KNOT;18859432]now you copping pleas! lol what happened to that a side clenelo does as he pleases tough talk? ggg was supposed to happily accept 65-35 split?[/QUOTE] he did accepted before didnt he ?? canelo fuked up and now ggg…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (288)
Top Headlines Photos: Bryant Jennings, Alexander Dimitrenko - Face To Face Canelo: One-Year Layoff Won’t Affect Me At All Against Golovkin Porter Has Serious Doubts That Danny Garcia Will Go Toe To Toe Selina Barrios vs. Patricia Juarez on September 22 in Texas Tyson Fury: Joshua Wouldn't Fight Me For Any Amount Of Money Photos: Carl Frampton, Luke Jackson - Final Press Conference Jackson, Coach Inspired By Alvarez's Knockout of Kovalev Photos: Shawn Porter Putting in Work For Danny Garcia Eddie Gomez Signs With Split-T Management Kubrat Pulev Claims To Be Free, Parts Ways With Team Sauerland Carl Frampton, Luke Jackson Go Face To Face at Final Presser Mladen Miljas Inks Promotional Pact With Greg Cohen Joshua Ordered By WBO To Make Mandatory After Povetkin McCrory Believes Tyson Fury Was Victim of a Press Campaign Warren: Real Answer Is Joshua's Team Doesn't Want Wilder Fight De La Hoya: GGG's Mexican Style A Gimmick; Canelo's Fans Loyal Doheny Upsets Iwasa; Wins Unanimous Decision, IBF Title Haye Backs Tyson Fury: I Hope He Gets Back To Former Glory Luke Jackson Very Confident: Boxing Has Been My Parents! Cummings Insists He Can Reach The Top, No Excuses For Defeat Tyson Fury: I Have To Raise My Game To Win a World Title De La Hoya: Canelo Beat Golovkin 115-113, GGG Can't Adjust! Doheny: Iwasa May Have Reach Advantage, But I Have The Power Rosales vs. Barnes and The Ongoing Flyweight Reset De La Hoya: Hopkins Will Cheer Canelo To Derail Record Attempt Jesus Rojas May Face Can Xu in Year-End Title Defense Yunier Dorticos Still Wants Revenge on Gassiev, Plots Return Canelo: I'll Look to KO Golovkin From Very First Round of Rematch Oleksandr Teslenko, Nicholson, Ivan Golub in Action in AC Devin Haney vs. Juan Carlos Burgos on September 28, ShoBox Photos: Bryant Jennings, Hart, Dimitrenko, Stevenson - Workouts Photos: Juan Francisco Estrada Grinds Hard For Superfly 3 Photos: Jayson Velez, Orlando Cruz - Go Face To Face De La Hoya Not Concerned Clenbuterol Will Taint Canelo's Legacy Photos: Frampton, Fury, Jackson, Pianeta - Open Workouts Devin Haney Obtains Promoter's License in California Carl Frampton Insists That He Has Learned From Past Mistakes Carlos Negron Inks Managerial With King Kong Boxing Bellew: I'm Chasing Greatness, Usyk Fight is Looking Likely Now Fury: I'm Still The Same Old G, I Want To Smash Wilder's Face In!

Latest Active Forum Threads