Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Tickets
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin tickets
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin tickets are the hottest tickets in Las Vegas. The super fight features two of the biggest names in boxing, and their September 16, 2017 bout is the biggest fight of the year after Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Conor McGregor.
Even though Alvarez is the A-side of this boxing match because of his wide-reaching popularity, oddsmakers have Golovkin listed as a slight favorite to win due to his well-documented knockout power. The fight puts the WBC, WBA (Super), IBF, lineal middleweight championship and The Ring magazine middleweight belts on the line.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin's history
In May 2017 after his victory over Julio César Chávez Jr. Alvarez immediately announced his fight with Golovkin for September with a location to be determined at a later date. With his trainer, Abel Sanchez, and promoter ,Tom Loeffler, Golovkin entered the ring to confirm the fight and begin promotions.
Three days later, the president of Golden Boy Promotions stated that Alvarez had a rematch clause in his contract should he lose, but should Golovkin lose, he was not guaranteed a rematch. Later, Oscar De La Hoya revealed that the fight would be fought at the true middleweight weight of 160 pounds and there was no re-hydration clause, meaning each fighter would be allowed to gain as much weight as possible after the official weigh in.
T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas was announced as the location of the fight in June and will mark the first time GGG has fought in Nevada.
Canelo Alvarez's background
Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán, better known as Canelo Alvarez, is a professional Mexican boxer who is a three-time world champion across two weight classes. As a light middleweight Alvarez held the WBA (Unified), WBC and The Ring magazine titles from 2011 to 2013. From 2016 to 2017 he also held the WBO light middleweight title. As a middleweight, he held the WBC and lineal titles from 2015 to 2017. Alvarez currently ranks as the world's best active pound for pound boxer by BoxRec. The Transnational Boxing Rankings Board and The Ring magazine list him as the eighth best boxer in the world.
Gennady Golovkin's background
Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin better known as "GGG" or "Triple G," is a Kazakhstani professional boxer. Golovkin currently holds the unified WBC, IBF, IBO middleweight and WBA (Super) titles. Golovkin is currently rated the best middleweight boxer in the world by BoxRec and the Transnational Boxing Rankings Board. They also list him as the fifth best active pound for pound boxer in the world. The Ring magazine lists him as the second-best middleweight boxer in the world while listing him as the second-best active pound for pound boxer in the world.
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