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  1. Golden Boy Prez: We Signed With The Leader of Sports StreamingRead the original story w/Photo

    17 min ago | Boxing Scene

    World middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has set the boxing world ablaze, after he signed a lucrative long-term deal with sports streaming service DAZN that will see him earn at least $365 million over five years, it was officially announced Wednesday. Mexican star Alvarez, who dethroned Gennady Golovkin in their gruelling rematch in Las Vegas last month, will fight 11 times as part of the deal, starting with December's super-middleweight bout in New York against Rocky Fielding.

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  2. DAZN Exec: De La Hoya The Most Important Figure in PPV HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Boxing Scene

    ... on DAZN. During the course of this deal, five years and the next 11 Canelo fights, DAZN will return premiere boxing matches to fight fans for a reasonable, affordable subscription price, and we will build a robust subscription base off of the ...

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  3. Canelo Alvarez inks $365M deal with streaming service DAZNRead the original story

    47 min ago | Valley Morning Star

    ... the subscription service that launched in the U.S. in September and now features perhaps the two biggest figures in boxing in Alvarez and heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua. "We have No. 1 and No. 2. They're the two most important fighters in the ...

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  4. 'I will face Broner in January' - Manny PacquiaoRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Manila Bulletin

    The Broner fight will likely be held in the US and Pacquiao's revelation only confirms that he has signed up with Al Haymon, the low-profile but influential adviser of Floyd Mayweather. Pacquiao should meet Mayweather in a rematch if he gets past Broner.

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  5. Boxer Alvarez signs N131bn deal, richest contract in sports historyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    Unified middleweight world champion Canelo Alvarez and the streaming service DAZN have agreed to a five-year, 11-fight deal that will pay the boxer at least 365 million dollars . DAZN became the broadcast home of boxing in the U.S. after HBO announced in September that it was getting out of the fight business.

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  6. Floyd Mayweather begins hyping potential...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    It appears that Floyd Mayweather aspires to live out the rest of his professional boxing years by defeating UFC lightweight champions and making millions in the process. Mayweather was recently on the heels of the UFC champ's title-retaining victory over Conor McGregor at UFC 229, and Mayweather seems more than prepared to step into the boxing ring to face the undefeated Russian UFC champion.

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  7. Top StoryThe Grinch gets crackin' with Wonderful Pistachios campaignRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Packer

    He's as cuddly as a cactus, charming as an eel. He's a bad banana with a greasy black peel.

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  8. Canelo Alvarez inks record deal with streaming service DAZNRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Houston Chronicle

    Canelo Alvarez is interviewed, Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018, in New York. Alvarez is scheduled to fight WBA super middleweight boxing champion Rocky Fielding in New York in December.

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  9. After signing record deal, Canelo Alvarez...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    The 28-year-old superstar, who's now 50-1-2 with 34 knockouts in the ring, was announced Wednesday as the unofficial face of DAZN with a five-year, 11-fight deal worth a minimum of $365 million, When Alvarez's promoter Oscar De La Hoya told ESPN that his fighter is now "the highest-paid athlete in the world," he was not lying. And a look at the top contracts from around sports indicate how transcendent Alvarez's haul really is.

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  10. Matthews: DAZN and ex-ESPN boss John Skipper gambling on Canelo...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    More than a half-century ago, boxing promoter Mike Jacobs, who made his fortune matching Joe Louis against what became known as the "Bum of the Month Club," predicted that in the future, fights would be held in television studios, witnessed only remotely by millions in front of screens around the world. Jacobs had no idea just how prescient he was.

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  11. Floyd Mayweather says he's boxing Khabib, could make more than McGregor fightRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | USA Today

    Floyd Mayweather seems pretty certain a boxing match between him and UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is going to happen. Floyd Mayweather says he's boxing Khabib, could make more than McGregor fight Floyd Mayweather seems pretty certain a boxing match between him and UFC lightweight champ Khabib Nurmagomedov is going to happen.

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  12. Dana White says Khabib Nurmagomedov staying with UFC after fighter's threat to leaveRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo Sports

    Khabib Nurmagomedov will remain a UFC fighter despite a very public threat against the company to quit over the aftermath of his infamous brawl involving Conor Mcgregor during UFC 229, according to UFC president Dana White in an interview with TMZ . "We're good with Khabib," White said.

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  13. Canelo Alvarez Open To Rematch With Floyd Mayweather But 'Would Be Very Different'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Yahoo Sports

    In an appearance on SI Now Tuesday, WBC and WBA unified middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez discussed the possibility of getting another fight against the retired Floyd Mayweather. "Look, that's something that I would love," Alvarez said.

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  14. Breaking Down Canelo Alvarez's Monumental 11-Fight, $365 Million Contract With DAZNRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    OCTOBER 16: Canelo Alvarez attends Empire State Building Hosts Boxing Champs Canelo Alvarez And Rocky Fielding at The Empire State Building on October 16, 2018 in New York City. The deal also re-positions GBP as a powerhouse promotional presence in the sport and further establishes DAZN as a major player in the broadcast/streaming of combat sports.

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  15. Canelo Alvarez admits moving to DAZN is a 'challenge,' as...Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Canelo Alvarez says the "historic challenge" of his new $365-million guaranteed deal with the streaming service DAZN will move him "to prepare myself even more, and offer fans even better performances." The two-belt middleweight champion from Mexico formally announced the deal with DAZN at a Wednesday news conference in New York, where Alvarez will fight World Boxing Assn.

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  16. Canelo Alvarez Is Back, and He'll Fight a Guy Named RockyRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The New York Times

    ... to fight at Madison Square Garden. I like the idea of fighting here. It's something important for the history of boxing. Big fighters such as Muhammad Ali - I don't think I have to mention any more - have fought there. So it's important to fight ...

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  17. Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez signs 'most lucrative' deal with sports service DAZNRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | BBC News

    ... performances," he added. "At the same time, I am humbled to be selected to lead this new vision for the sport of boxing, which will without a doubt be for the benefit of the fans." Alvarez and Britain's Fielding will hold a news conference in New ...

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  18. Canelo Alvarez signs most lucrative contract ...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS Sports

    ... which confirmed the initial report from BoxingScene.com . Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs), the biggest star in American boxing, signed a five-year, 11-fight deal worth a minimum of $365 million with DAZN, per ESPN's Dan Rafael. "Canelo is the highest-paid ...

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  19. Bukom Arena declared crime scene after Saturday's crowd violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Korle Bu Police in Accra has declared the Bukom Boxing Arena a crime scene to allow for investigations into crowd violence which characterised the WBO Africa super bantamweight title fight between Isaac Sackey and Wasiru 'Gyatabi' Mohammed last Saturday. Irate fans damaged chairs and other property at the venue in protest against Beninois referee Adorn Bertin's decision to stop the fight after Sackey had been knocked down by Wasiru in the third round.

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  20. Floyd Mayweather 'Definitely' Boxing Khabib, 'I'll Get 9 Figures'Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | TMZ.com

    Floyd Mayweather is clearing up the rumors about a possible boxing match with UFC star Khabib Nurmagomedov -- telling TMZ Sports , "Oh, we fighting!" "I'm my own boss," Floyd said in Bev Hills ... "So, I can't say what's going on on Khabib's end. But, on my end, we can make it happen."

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