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Canelo Alvarez's promoter challenges Gennady Golovkin's promoter to strike a deal now

Canelo Alvarez's promoter challenges Gennady Golovkin's promoter to strike a deal now

Canelo Alvarez’s promoter, Eric Gomez, the president of Golden Boy Promotions, called a counteroffer from middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin’s promoter “ridiculous” Friday and urged a face-to-face meeting to try to reach a deal on a super-bout.

Although Alvarez and Golovkin wouldn’t fight until September 2017, Gomez said there’s a need to work to finalize an agreement in the near future to properly promote what he says will be “the Super Bowl of boxing.”

“You know when they start promoting the Super Bowl? The Monday after the last one ends,” Gomez said. “That’s what we need to do. When it’s a...

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