Canelo vs Golovkin III

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  • Canelo vs Golovkin
  • 53-1-2 40-1-1
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, USA
  • WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
  • WBC World Middleweight Championship
  • IBF World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • SD MD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 11 < form SD KO 2MD 12KO 4UD 12 <
  • Tape
  • 30 age 38
  • 5' 9" / 175cm height 5' 10" / 179cm
  • 70.5" / 179cm reach 70.1" / 178cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 53 wins 40
  • 36 by ko 35
  • 68% Ko% 88%
  • 1 Losses 1
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 2 draws 1
  • 2005 Debut 2006
  • 402 Pro rds 212
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
  • The Ring 1
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Canelo vs Golovkin III Info

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could take on Gennady Golovkin in Late 2020 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

The contest would be for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBA, WBC & IBF belts on the line.

Canelo would be making his 2nd defence of the The Ring Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Gennady Golovkin in September 2018. He has held this belt for 2 years and 3 days.

He would be defending WBC Franchise Middleweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in June 2019. He has held this belt for a total of 450 days (1 year 2 months and 22 days).

Also, on the line would be his 2nd defence of the WBA Super World Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Gennady Golovkin in September 2018. He has been recognised as this champion for 2 years and 3 days.

Golovkin will be defending his IBF World Middleweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Sergiy Derevyanchenko in October 2019. He has held this belt for 11 months and 13 days.

Canelo vs Golovkin III stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 53 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 36 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Gennady Golovkin would make his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 35 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have advantage in power over Canelo, with a 88% knock out percentage over Canelo's 68%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the younger man by 8 years, at 30 years old.

Golovkin has a height advantage of 1 inch over Canelo. Despite this, both fighters have equal reach.

Both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & Gennady Golovkin fight out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 months earlier than Golovkin, who’s first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 190 more professional rounds, 402 to Golovkin's 212.

Gennady Golovkin is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 160lb division.

Canelo vs Golovkin III form

Canelo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat Sergey Kovalev on 2nd November 2019 by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Daniel Jacobs on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had won against Rocky Fielding on 15th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had beat Gennady Golovkin on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had drawn with Gennady Golovkin on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Golovkin has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he defeated Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Vanes Martirosyan on 5th May 2018 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and WBC World Middleweight championship fight at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had drawn with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Gennady Golovkin has been fighting more than Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 10 months and 16 days ago, while Gennady Golovkin's last outing was 11 months and 13 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years and 19 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

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