Canelo-GGG: Real Fight is going to the Center Stage

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Let us now move on from the fight of Mayweather and McGregor. It’s already over, now, we go on to the more significant fight for boxing this year.

Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor ended in an unusual entertainment, we have just less than a month of one the greatest showdown of the history of boxing, and on that is, for the sport, far more significant.

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will meet for middleweight supremacy on September 16 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, the same venue where MayMac fought.

Canelo-GGG fight is a year in the making, looking back 2013 from Alvarez’s loss to Floyd Mayweather after which he started refusing fights in 154-pound limit, and as he focused on 155-pound limits and, because he’s popular, eventually having a fight with Miguel Cotto for a WBC middleweight title fight.

Canelo defended WBC middleweight short as defended it once against Amir Khan in May of 2016. Khan’s speed was one of the playing factors but he was knocked off in the sixth round.

Canelo gave up the belt rather than face GGG. He refused on the weight and drop his catchweight to 160 pounds, would only fit for Canelo.

As Canelo stopped making any progress, he had earned a lot of money. His fight with Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. was a great success for him from its PPV purchases, and when it ended – Gennady Golovkin was introduced as the next opponent of Canelo in Las Vegas.

Golovkin is older than Canelo more than 8 years. He started his career in the US as he destroyed Grzegorz Proksa in an HBO fight. He’s holding a middleweight title – at least one version since 2010.

Both Golovkin and Alvarez are world’s top fighters, fighting in three different major titles and the lineal championship of the middleweight division. MayMac fight may be earned the biggest money, but for a boxing purist, Canelo-GGG is far greater in significance than an event.

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