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Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin III - Boxing: All you need to know

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are set to roll the dice again in a huge Las Vegas trilogy fight. 

The Mexican's air of invincibility was snapped in defeat against Dmitry Bivol earlier this year, but Canelo is still rated the 1/5 favourite.

Golovkin comes into the fight after an impressive stoppage victory over Ryota Murata and the Kazakhstan puncher is rated a 10/3 chance.

Both previous bouts between the pair have gone the distance and it's 4/6 that the trilogy fight follows suit.

WhatCanelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin
WhereT-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
WhenApprox 05:00 UK time, Sunday 18th September 2022
How to watchDAZN
OddsAlvarez 1/5, Golovkin 10/3

When is Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?

The fight will take place in the early hours of Sunday, September 18, 2022.

What time is Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?

The fight card gets underway at 01:00 UK time. The time of the main event will be dependent on the timings of the previous fights, but the trilogy bout is expected to get under way at 05:00.

Where is Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?

The contest will take place at the T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas. Both previous bouts between these two fighters took place at the Nevada venue and it's a famed boxing arena.

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor battled at the same setting and it also played host to the 2018 Stanley Cup Finals, the Billboard Music Awards and the Miss USA beauty pageant.

Can I watch Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin on TV?

The fight will be shown live on subscription streaming service DAZN. The fight will be available in over 200 countries and can be viewed on a myriad of devices.

Who is the favourite for Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?

Alvarez is the red-hot 1/5 favourite for a repeat victory. The Mexican is 8/5 to win by stoppage.

Golovkin is rated 10/3 to win the fight, 33/1 to win by knockout (exact method). The draw is available at 18/1.

Are there any belts on the line for Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin

The WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and WBO super-middleweight titles held by Alvarez are on the line. Canelo was beaten by Dimitri Bivol last time out, but that was a light-heavyweight title fight and the Mexican's 168lbs straps were not up for grabs.

What is Canelo Alvarez’s record?

Alvarez is the first and only boxer to be crowned undisputed super-middleweight king. The Mexican is a four-weight world champion and Canelo has only suffered two defeats in a 61-fight professional career.

The latest of those defeats came last time out against Bivol, but that was a light-heavyweight bout and Alvarez has defeated all comers at super-middle.

The only other defeat on the Mexican's card came back in 2013, when the 32-year-old was outpointed by all-time great Floyd Mayweather.

Canelo has beaten Caleb Plant, Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Sergey Kovalev, Daniel Jacobs and Amir Khan in a glittering career and 39 of the 32-year-olds 57 victories have come by way of stoppage. 

What is Gennady Golovkin's record?

'Triple G' finished his amateur career with an incredible record of 345 wins and just five defeats and there was a huge buzz when the Kazakhstan puncher turned pro.

Alvarez remains the only man to have beaten Golovkin in 44 professional fights and the 40-year-old is one of the best boxers of the modern era.

Golovkin has beaten top-level operators David Lemieux, Kell Brook and Daniel Jacobs, to name just a few, and the Kazakhstan man is a former two-time unified middleweight champion.

'Triple G' is a heavy-hitting fighter and 37 of his 42 professional victories have come via stoppage. The 40-year-old showed that plenty of ability remains with two recent wins over Sergiy Derevyanchenko and Ryota Murata.

Who is on the undercard for Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?

The WBC super-flyweight title is up for grabs when Jesse Rodriguez defends against Israel Gonzalez.

Ali Akhmedov takes on Gabriel Rosado in what should be another good super-middleweight dust up.

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