By Geoffrey Ciani: Developing on September seventeenth on the T-Cell Enviornment in Las Vegas, Nevada, in a championship bout that can be broadcast on the comparatively new DAZN PPV, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will meet for the third time.
That first combat between Canelo and Golovkin occurred again on September sixteenth, 2017. Going into that one, Gennady was the undefeated unified IBF/WBC/WBA middleweight champion, and Canelo had a rightful declare because the lineal middleweight world champion. The combat resulted in a controversial draw the place most observers believed Golovkin deserved to win.
The rematch occurred nearly precisely a 12 months to the day later, on September fifteenth, 2018. Golovkin had been stripped by the IBF, so it was his unified WBC/WBA, in opposition to Canelo’s legitimate lineal declare. This time Canelo was awarded a 12 spherical majority choice, in a really shut and aggressive contest, the place once more, there have been many observers who believed Golovkin deserved to win, however this choice was far much less controversial.
Since they final met 4 lengthy years in the past, the 2 boxers gave the impression to be on diverging paths. Golovkin has gone 4-0 because the rematch, together with a victory over Sergiy Derevyanchenko to win the vacant IBF strap, and most just lately he beat Ryoto Murata in a unification bout to additionally earn the WBA belt. Canelo has gone 7-1, the place he received a middleweight unification bout in opposition to Daniel Jacobs, he received the WBO mild heavyweight belt in opposition to Sergey Kovalev, and he beat Callum Smith, Billy Joe Saunders, and Caleb Plant – three undefeated titlists at tremendous middleweight, which made Canelo the primary undisputed world champion within the historical past of the 168 pound weight class. In his most up-to-date bout, Canelo misplaced by unanimous choice when he challenged Dmitry Bivol for the 175 pound WBA belt.
Gennady Golovkin is 40 years outdated. Gennady is not any spring rooster, and his expertise have eroded at the least slightly bit since they final met 4 years in the past. Gennady can also be a profession middleweight, so this can be his first bout at 168. Alternatively, Canelo is coming off his first loss in a really very long time, and that in itself makes this trilogy combat inherently extra intriguing.
So who will win the upcoming September seventeenth battle for undisputed tremendous middleweight supremacy between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin?
This version of Rummy’s Nook will try to reply that query whereas offering a fast preview for the upcoming tremendous middleweight showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Please watch and benefit from the video for one man’s opinion. That is Rummy’s Nook (produced and narrated by Geoffrey Ciani).