"After I have my hand raised in victory, I will be one fight away from realizing my dream of winning a world championship". Just note that the fight will only be available through your cable box and not through HBO Go or HBO Now. He's sought out the best fights and his top competitors have said thanks but no thanks. GGG threw 12.4 more jabs per round than Canelo and 11.2 more power shots per round.
Taking place during the Mexican Independence Day holiday this weekend, fans have been streaming into Las Vegas from all corners for a fight that Golovkin has promised will produce fireworks when it gets underway at the sold-out T-Mobile Arena. You have a 27-yr old Alvarez, who is among the world's best in boxing but is still getting better every fight. Since being thrown to the fire early with his career's lone loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr., Alvarez has risen to megastar status.
Lets see on Saturday if he is going to knock me out. "I feel something happening when I get hit, but I don't feel power".
- Golovkin is fighting in Las Vegas for the very first time despite having 10 previous bouts as a pro in the United States.More news: Flying Lotus to soundtrack a Blade Runner anime
"Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) with his only defeat came from "Money" Mayweather in 2013.
Monroe, 30, is boxing for the first time in a year and has registered two points-wins since being stopped in six rounds by knockout specialist Golovkin. Both will make millions of dollars in a fight that holds risks - and plenty of rewards - for both of their careers. "He took a beating before and if he quit before when there were three belts on the line, he will certainly quit when there's one belt on the line", said Saunders. I learned a lot from that fight. In fact, Canelo vs. GGG might actually be the better boxing match. The fight likely won't be on there but a good trick is to look in the Live Chat section.
Reuters/Henry BrowneMexican Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin faced each other during the press conference of the September 16 bout that will be conducted at Nevada's T-Mobile Arena. That could be a very big weight difference. The former pound-for-pound king of the world has remarkably slowed down.