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'Canelo' Alvarez returning to HBO in 'multifight, multiyear' deal
'Canelo' Alvarez returning to HBO in 'multifight, multiyear' deal

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will return to HBO, Golden Boy Promotions will announce Tuesday morning. The opponent, date and site for Alvarez's next bout have yet to be fully negotiated. Former welterweight world champion Joshua Clottey is the front-runner, with heavy-punching James Kirkland an outsider after originally pricing himself too high. Houston’s Minute Maid Park or Reliant Stadium on Dec. 6 or San Antonio’s Alamodome on Dec. 13 are the sites in discussion. Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 knockouts) has fought his last five bouts on Showtime, including the most lucrative pay-per-view event in history when he dropped a majority decision to unbeaten Floyd Mayweather...