This fight also has the unique twist of donating part of its proceeds to efforts to help Texas and Florida recover from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. Backed by the sport's most die-hard fan base, the 27-year-old from Guadalajara has proven he is primed and ready to take the next step in his career by facing Golovkin. The quintessential Mexican boxer, Canelo is the master at infighting and evading punches in close range, while landing his own shots. Fighting Miguel Cotto and Amir Khan in the fall of 2015 and the spring of 2016, Alvarez sold a combined 1.5 million PPV buys.
After years of anticipation, the unified and lineal middleweight titles are up for grabs as Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin (37-0) battle in Las Vegas.
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"I am going to give the fans a special fight - a real fight".
Saunders will defend his WBO middleweight title against Willie Monroe Jr.at London's Copper Box Arena on Saturday night and, as was to be expected, there was an incident at the weigh-ins.
When reviewing both fighters' most recent efforts respectively, Canelo and GGG failed to show a sense of urgency in attempting to put their individual opponent away. "Boxing needs this fight and I'm glad I was able to make it".More news: Skin bank in Dera Sacha Sauda headquarters sealed
How can I stream Canelo vs GGG in the UK?"That is a thorn I have and I would like to take that thorn out". If it doesnt, that is OK, too. "I would argue that GGG's definition of "Mexican Style" isn't completely correct", said Canelo. I learned a lot from that fight.
Only the August 26 PPV that was headlined by Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is expected to outsell Saturday's PPV this year. That could be a very big weight difference. For him to be enticed to come back and face Canelo, the same amount should be involved.
"It's the only way the victor of the Golovkin-Canelo fight can unify the titles, and that's the logical fight", Warren said, via BBC. But when money talks everybody listens.More news: David Johnson to undergo wrist surgery, be placed on IR