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Notes: Trial Over Saul Canelo's Contra...

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Notes: Trial over Canelo's contract delayed

By Dan Rafael | ESPN.com

A few notes from around the boxing world:

•  The ongoing litigation over Canelo Alvarez’s promotional contract between Golden Boy Promotions and All-Star Boxing was scheduled to go to trial next week in Dade County circuit court in Florida. However, according to All-Star Boxing promoter Tutico Zabala, the trial has been delayed and won’t start until January. No reason was given for the delay. Zabala is suing Golden Boy, claiming it interfered with his contract with Alvarez. Golden Boy and Top Rank are currently negotiating a spring fight between Alvarez and middleweight champion Miguel Cotto.

•  Former two-time Olympic gold medalist Zou Shiming (6-0, 1 KOs) of China suffered a cut over his left eye from a head butt in a lopsided decision victory against Kwanpichit OnesongchaiGym in a November flyweight eliminator on the Manny Pacquiao-Chris Algieri undercard in Macau, China, so Zou's return (penciled in for February) has been pushed back to March 7 (also in Macau) to give the cut time to heal. Zou is slated to challenge world titleholder Amnat Ruenroeng (14-0, 5 KOs) of Thailand....