Canelo vs Golovkin III

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  • Canelo vs Golovkin
  • 54-1-2 41-1-1
  • Potential : Summer 2021
  • T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, USA
  • WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
  • WBC World Middleweight Championship
  • IBF World Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • MD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 11UD 12 < form KO 2MD 12KO 4UD 12TKO 7 <
  • 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
  • 54 wins 41
  • 36 by ko 36
  • 67% Ko% 88%
  • 1 Losses 1
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 2 draws 1
  • 2005 Debut 2006
  • 414 Pro rds 219
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
  • The Ring 1
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Canelo vs Golovkin III Info

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could take on Gennady Golovkin in Summer 2021 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 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 572 days (1 year 6 months and 22 days).

Golovkin will be making his 2nd defence of the IBF World Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Sergiy Derevyanchenko in October 2019. He has held this belt for 1 year 3 months and 14 days.

Canelo vs Golovkin III stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 54 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 41 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 36 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Golovkin would have a large advantage in power over Canelo, boosting at 88% knock out percentage over Canelo's 67%.

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 195 more professional rounds, 414 to Golovkin's 219.

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

Canelo vs Golovkin III form

Canelo has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he beat Callum Smith on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas, United States.

Previous to that, he had 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

He had defeated 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.

Golovkin has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he won against Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Previous to that, he had won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

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

Before that, 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.

He had beat 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.

Activity check

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 1 month ago, while Gennady Golovkin's last outing was 1 month and 1 day ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 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 7 months and 13 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

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