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Here are two of the best boxers of their era, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez, two middleweight knockout artists whose first matchup was a highly skilled, compulsively watchable affair.
An April 10 commission meeting will decide if his May 5 rematch with middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin will proceed.
The middleweight fighter, who hasn’t lost a fight in 26 professional bouts, began mixing it up when someone in his group left a Louis Vuitton bag unattended on the table.
The undercard includes WBC Super middleweight champion David Benavidez facing Ronald Gavril and Yordenis Ugas fighting Ray Robinson.
Another appetizing bout is the May 19 title defense by World Boxing Council light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson (29-1, 24 KOs) versus former super-middleweight champion Badou Jack (22-1-2) in Canada.
This week in boxing history Feb. 2, 1970: Carlos Monzon retains his middleweight title following a sixth-round KO of Antonio Aguilar.
The bout was on the undercard of the WBC and IBF super middleweight fight between Claressa Shields and Tori Nelson that was broadcast on Showtime.
His daughter Freeda boxed in her own right as a middleweight in the early '00s.
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Definition of middleweight for English Language Learners
sports : a fighter who is in a class of boxers with an upper weight limit of 160 pounds (72 kilograms) : a boxer who is heavier than a lightweight and lighter than a heavyweight
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