Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Fight Weigh-In Results:
Gennady Golovkin 160 lbs
Canelo Alvarez 160 lbs
Canelo Alvarez Vs Gennady Golovkin Pre Fight Review
The upcoming fight between these professional boxers is schedules to take place on 16th September 2017 at the t-mobile arena, Las Vegas, and will be aired on HBO, BoxNation and Space as a pay per view event. As one of the biggest matches this year, it is expected to attract a huge crowd who are supporters of both fighters. Canelo instigated this match in May when he announced that his next fight would be against Gennady after he won his match against Julio Cesar. Gennady accepted the challenge that same day in the ring where Canelo was, and since then, boxing fans have been looking forward to it as one of the major event of the season.
Both these fighters have won championships with Canelo winning former lineal middleweight championship and Gennady winning unified championship. This, together with the high stakes of this match for both boxers promise to make this fight very interesting. They will be looking to win the WBA, WBC, IBF and unified championship belts. Other than their reputation, they both have a lot to lose since other than the belts, whoever wins gets an immediate rematch guarantee and the loser doesn’t. The match willtake place at the full middleweight limit of 160 pounds with no re-hydration clause.
Both competitors of this fight have impressive records that make it a bit challenging to predict who is most likely to win. Canelo, who comes from Mexico, has endured one defeat that came from another decorated fighter, Floyd Mayweather, and has managed 34 knockouts in his career.
On the other hand, Gennady, whose home country is Kazakhstan has never endured defeat before and has managed to win all his 37 matches with 33 knockouts.
Several other boxers like Nicola Adams who is supposed to make a debut against Alexandra Vlajik have been named on the undercard for this match. Others on the main card include Serhii Bohachuks who is a junior middleweight fighter and whose opponent is yet to be known, together with Cesar Valenzuela and Vergil Ortiz who are also junior
Flyweights Aracely Palacios and Marlen Esparza will also face off, followed by junior featherweights Claudio Marrero versus Jesus Rojas and lightweights Ryan Martin versus Francisco Rojo. Super bantamweights Diego De La Hoya will face Ryan Caballero while Joseph Diaz will face Rafael Rivera. The featherweight, lightweight and junior featherweight matches all appear on the main card.
The match, expected to start at 8.pm ET promises to be thrilling and exciting as the contenders try to prove that they
are the best. The main event is expected to begin a few hours later at around 11.pm ET. For those who cannot access the channels airing the match, live streaming is possible. This will give you the option of enjoying every step of the match without being at the stadium.
Both fighters have met on different conferences and have spoken about the upcoming fight while maintaining a good level of respect for each other. Boxing fans have a lot to look forward to with this bout of the year.