Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez played the roles of pressure fighter and counter-puncher and put on a great show for boxing fans.
The stylistic matchup between pressure fighter and boxer-puncher has provided some of boxing's most grueling, back-and-forth fights. Will this one live up to the hype?
How a boy from a soot-soaked corner of the Soviet empire—a city that grew out of a labor camp, in a society shaped by the warped, paranoid mind of Joseph Stalin—grew into the man they call “Triple-G.”
Gennady Golovkin and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez are all set for the fight of the year on Sept. 16. The problem is, their superbout could be affected by a Mayweather-McGregor hangover.
It may have take a bit too long to come to fruition, but Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is finally set to face off against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin in September.
In an exclusive interview, promoter Oscar De La Hoya explains why Saturday’s bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. is the biggest fight in Mexico’s history... and why it's meant to piss off U.S. President Donald Trump.
Oscar De La Hoya is already looking for more favorable terms for Saul “Canelo” Alvarez against Gennady Golovkin due to the latter’s poor pay-per-view numbers.
The fight will be set at a catch-weight of 164.5-lbs.
However, it appears the stalemate between Canelo and Gennady Golovkin well and truly remains.