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Sorry, boxing fans. The rematch is off.
According to Brian Campbell of CBS Sports, Golden Boy’s Eric Gomez announced during a conference call that the May 5 bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin has been canceled.
The announcement comes less than two weeks after Alvarez was temporarily suspended for failing a drug test that showed Clenbuterol.
The Nevada State Athletic Commission has scheduled a hearing to determine Alvarez’s fate on April 18.
The two boxers were set to square off at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in a rematch after last year’s fight controversially ended in a draw.
Both fighters were eager to meet again.
“It feels right that the rematch returns to the scene of the crime. This time, there will be no drama with