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Canelo vs. Golovkin: Predictions from LA Times writers

Canelo vs. Golovkin: Predictions from LA Times writers

The highly anticipated title defense of Gennady Golovkin against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez for the unified World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Council (WBC), and International Boxing Federation (IBF), Ring magazine, and linear middleweight championship belt is about to unfold on Saturday, Sept. 16.

The fight's undercard starts at 6 p.m., and it's also at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The 27-year-old will take on Golovkin in an 11st6 contest on Saturday night - so here's how to make sure you don't miss out on the action. Those in the United Kingdom will also have their chance to see the much-awaited bout on Box Nation by 2 a.m. local time.

Canelo has been improving a lot since his defeat to Mayweather, and the weight difference between the two fighters might be a big obstacle to a rematch. Canelo Álvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) will likely enter the ring at around 8 p.m. PT, following preliminary events. "Sure, at the beginning (Golovkin and Alvarez) want to know what they're going to get, but right now that's the farthest thing from their mind".

Many believe that Erislandy Lara, the Cuban he faced 10 months later, should have been given the win against him, too, instead of losing on a split decision.

I've been looking forward to this fight for a long time.

Poor judging decisions blighted Ward’s second fight with Kovalev left
Poor judging decisions blighted Ward’s second fight with Kovalev leftETHAN MILLER GETTY IMAGES

Alvarez and Golovkin seem to be blessed with chins of granite, which have allowed them to stand in front of previous opponents and fight like they can not be hurt. "I think we have an opportunity to bring back those glory days, to bring back the business of boxing".

Fans want to see more fight in their fights.especially when it comes with a price tag of $70 in high definition.

The issue big fight promoters are running into though are with Facebook Live, Periscope and YouTube Live. He's sought out the best fights and his top competitors have said thanks but no thanks.

"This is my biggest fight", he said. But there's more than one way to wager on a fight of this size.

Gennady Golovkin landed 40.1% of his total punches- #1 among active fighters and he's only active fighter to land 40% or more of his power punches now that Money is re-retired.

How can I watch Canelo vs GGG on TV?

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