Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin’s trilogy bout FLOPPED on the field workplace

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin’s trilogy bout FLOPPED on the field workplace, producing solely 550,000 PPV buys… simply HALF the quantity that paid to see their controversial rematch in 2018

  • Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought for the third time on Saturday
  • The primary two fights between the pair generated over 1million PPV buys
  • Nonetheless, their third struggle solely generated roughly 550,000 PPV buys
  • There was no controversy this time round as Canelo gained comfortably on factors 

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin’s trilogy bout solely did between 550,000 and 575,000 pay-per-view (PPV) buys on Saturday, roughly half the quantity that paid to see their rematch in 2018, based on experiences.

The 2 boxers have been concerned in two controversial bouts in 2017 and 2018, with their first assembly ending in a draw, whereas their second went to Canelo through majority determination.

Each fights have been on HBO PPV, with the primary producing 1.3million buys, and the second getting 1.1million.

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought each other for the third time on Saturday, with Canelo winning comfortably on points

Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fought one another for the third time on Saturday, with Canelo profitable comfortably on factors

Nonetheless, it’s understood that their third struggle, which was broadcast on DAZN, was a way wanting these numbers, with it solely bringing in round 550,000 buys, as reported by boxing correspondent Dan Rafael.

His report claims there’s a likelihood that the determine may improve to 600,000 when ultimate numbers are calculated, however this could nonetheless signify a disappointing return for a conflict between two of the largest names within the sport.

Canelo went on to win the struggle comfortably as he cruised to a unanimous determination, in a matchup that did not ship the drama of their earlier two fights.

The occasion was priced at $64.99 for DAZN subscribers within the US on high of their month-to-month or annual subscription, and $84.99 for these shopping for the struggle as a one-off.

It has been reported that DAZN have been on the lookout for over 600,000 buys to face an opportunity of breaking even, as Canelo and Golovkin have been set to take residence a mixed assured purse of $75m. It seems that they failed to realize this goal.

The fight did poorly at the box office, generating approximately 550,000 PPV buys

The struggle did poorly on the field workplace, producing roughly 550,000 PPV buys

This is a disappointing return for a fight between two of the biggest stars in the sport

It is a disappointing return for a struggle between two of the largest stars within the sport

Followers could have been delay by the struggle going down later than a few of them could have wished. Golovkin is now 40, and seemed a way beneath his finest as he struggled to hassle Canelo.

But it’s a nonetheless a shock that this struggle solely did marginally higher than Canelo’s struggle with Dmitry Bivol in Might.

That bout, which Bivol gained on factors, had a cheaper price level of $59.99 for DAZN subscribers and $79.99 for non-subscribers, and it generated round 520,000 PPV buys.

Golovkin is extensively recognised as an even bigger identify than Bivol due to his prolonged profession on the high degree, however this nonetheless didn’t persuade many extra followers to tune in, and so they could now be proud of their determination provided that the trilogy struggle was a largely underwhelming affair. 

The trilogy fight only did slightly better PPV buys than Canelo's fight with Dmitry Bivol in May

The trilogy struggle solely did barely higher PPV buys than Canelo’s struggle with Dmitry Bivol in Might

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