HBO and Golden Boy Promotions have parted ways, a huge move in the industry which is sure to lead to only more turmoil. As the existing Top Rank vs. Golden Boy feud has already torpedoed a great deal of the best and biggest fights that fans want to see, this move creates even more distance between those camps.
On HBO, you'll be watching Top Rank fighters. On Showtime, you'll be watching Golden Boy fighters. Don't expect to see a great deal of intermingling there, if any at all.
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The move is both expected and surprising at the same time. It's expected, because since Floyd Mayweather switched ships and joined up with Showtime, it seemed that the writing was on the wall for more Golden Boy fighters to do the same thing.
Mayweather and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez are on a Showtime-fueled collision course, should they each win their next fights. With Robert Guerrero fighting Mayweather on Showtime, and many of the top Junior Welterweights in the world in their st...