Summer 2022
Potentially

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
57-1-2
41-1-1

Belts on The Line

WBC Franchise Middleweight
IBF World Middleweight

The tape

31
Age
39
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 179 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
70.1" / 178 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 11TKO 8TKO 3UD 12TKO 11
Form
TKO 7UD 12KO 4MD 12KO 2
57
Wins
41
39
By KO
36
68
KO%
88
1
Losses
1
0
Stopped
0
2
Draws
1
2005
Debut
2006
436
Pro rounds
219

Current rankings @ Middleweight

-
The Ring
1
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin preview

When is Canelo vs Golovkin III?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could take on Gennady Golovkin in Summer 2022 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).

Canelo vs Golovkin III stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 57 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 39 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 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 31 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 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 6 months earlier than Golovkin, whose first professional fight was in 2006. He has fought 217 more professional rounds, 436 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 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Caleb Plant on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Billy Joe Saunders on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Going into that contest, he had won against Avni Yildirim on 27th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.

Before that, he had 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.

He had defeated 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.

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.

Hehad 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 Dignity Health Sports Park, Carson.

Activity check

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 2 months and 16 days ago, while Gennady Golovkin's last outing was 1 year, 1 month and 4 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.

Golovkin's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 8 months and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 37 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.4 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Canelo vs Golovkin III?

Gennady Golovkin is currently (+100) to win the clash outright, while you can get (+100) on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez if you fancy the incredible upset.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin news

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