As the days are passing, all eyes are set on the most anticipated boxing match of this year. There is a lot of heat and excitement as Mexican professional boxer Canelo Alvarez is fighting Kazakhstani boxer Gennady Golovkin for his unified WBA, WBC, IBF, IBO, Ring magazine, and lineal middleweight championship. The fight is going to be held in T-Mobile Arena, Nevada. Whether you want to know about the Alvarez vs Golovkin tickets, or the full fight schedule, we invite you to read this article till the end to make your mind at Peace.
Alvarez vs Golovkin I:
Santos Saul Alvarez BarragAn, often known as Saul Ceranelo Alvarez is a Mexican professional boxer with a remarkable career. Having an orthodox stance Alvarez has won 49 fights including 34 wins by KO. Weighing 73 kg Alvarez is 5 feet 9 inches with maximum reach of 179 centimeters.
Gennady Golovkin often known by his nickname “GGG” is Kazakhstani professional boxer. He is currently holding the longest unified championship in the present by defending the title five times. He has won a total of 38 fights including 34 by KO. Weighing 73 Kg Golovkin is still unbeaten. The 5ft 10in boxer has a total reach of 178 centimeters.
The fight was held on 16th September 2017 at T-Mobile Arena, Nevada. The fight was drawn as the judge Dave Moretti gave 115–113 points in favor of Golovkin, Adalaide Byrd gave 118–110 in favor of Álvarez, and Don Trella scored it 114–114. Golovkin was not happy with the controversial outcome of the match. Golovkin’s promoter Tom Loefller said in a press conference that they want an immediate rematch.
Alvarez vs Golovkin II:
The final result of the previous encounter came out to be controversial. This led to immediate discussions about a rematch. After negotiations match was scheduled for 5th May, 2018. But Alvarez failed two drug tests in February and the Nevada Athletic commission put 6 months ban on him as he was tested positive for performance enhancing drugs. As a result, the rematch was cancelled.
Golovkin’s promoter was still in discussion with the team of Alvarez in hope of a rematch. Golovkin in a press conference said that the match would be beneficial for all of the participants but he also stated that there was only 10 percent chance of a rematch. Anyhow after many negotiations both the boxers came to a deal.
Fight Time and Venue:
Fight is scheduled for 16th September 2018 at T-Mobile Arena. However, the fight time is yet to be announced. You can watch the match live on HBO pay per view. Would Alvarez be able to make a legendary comeback after the ban or will Golovkin defend the title again? For all the answers we’ll have to wait to watch the fight live on 16th of September.
Alvarez vs Golovkin Tickets:
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