The fight Golovkin-Alvarez: where and when to watch

Бой Головкин-Альварес: где и когда смотреть

Upcoming fight Golovkin and Alvarez

A rematch between the Kazakh and Mexican boxers, exposed in the Middleweight division, will be held on Sunday, September 16, in Las Vegas (NV) on the legendary T-Mobile Arena.

Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez will meet in re-match for the WBC, WBA (Super). The first fight Golovkin – Canelo Alvarez for the title in these series was held a year ago.

For both athletes the match are very crucial, because in 2017, none of them have ever won and after 12 rounds the judges could not give preference to anyone. Immediately after that fight, the boxers agreed to a rematch.

Most interested to win the Kazakhstan boxer, because at stake all of his championship belts. In addition, the winner will get a special belt from the WBC title, The Ring, which is now vacant, although until recently was Soulja Alvarez.

Text online broadcast of the fight Golovkin – Alvarez on our website Korrespondent.net.

Where to watch the Golovkin fight/Alvarez

In Ukraine, the fight officially shows the inter TV channel. The broadcast begins at 6: 00.

Users of satellite television can see the battle of the boxers in the ring in the Kazakh Qazaqstan channels and Qazsport.

Gennady Golovkin and his way in his career

Бой Головкин-Альварес: где и когда смотреть

Fight Golovkin and Alvarez / photo: iSport.ua

36-year-old Gennady Golovkin, born in Karaganda, was born in the family of miner and assistant chemical laboratory. He is the eldest of the twins, the family has raised two boys. The older brothers of the future boxer died when guy was a teenager.

They admitted Golovkin and his brother Maxim to Boxing. Both Golovkin were in the same weight category, but like the Klitschko brothers, never fought among themselves. Prior to selection for the Olympic games-2004 the younger brother refused to participate in the tournament in favor of Gennady. Boxer is married and has two children.

Professional career began with 11 years old when Golovkin became the winner of regional competitions of children’s. In 18 years of boxer won the Junior championship, a year in the East Asian games. Golovkin, the winner of the Asian games 2002, world Boxing Championship 2003, Asian Cup 2004. In the Olympic tournament became the second, having conceded the victory to the other Kazakhstan – Bakhtiyar artaev.

In professional Boxing made its debut in 2006 and the first 8 fights were won early. In 2010, signed a promotion contract with K2 Promotions, the Klitschko brothers ‘ company. In 2012, the debut of the Golovkin HBO in the match against the pole Grzegorz Proksas, and in 2015 he spent the first fight (with David Lamie) on the system of Pay-per-view.

Golovkin has never known defeat, had 39 fights, 38 was the winner, 34 of the bout finished with a knockout. The only draw from Golovkin was only today vis – Saulem Alvarez.

A total of Gennady Golovkin spent 350 fights, of which only five were defeated. In 2018 he was named “Boxing Legend”. In June of this year, received the belt of the leader of the rating of P4P, the best boxer regardless of weight category from the authoritative Ring magazine.

Saul Alvarez: familiarity with athletes

Бой Головкин-Альварес: где и когда смотреть

Saul Alvarez vs Golovkin / photo: iSport.ua

Saul Alvarez was born in the Mexican city of Guadalajara in 1990. Been Boxing since I was 13. For two years on the Amateur ring he had two dozen fights, in 2005 became the Champion of Mexico. In 15 years debuted on a professional ring.

In 2009 he won the WBC youth Welterweight title. In 2011, the first gain a major title by the world Boxing Council (WBC) beating Briton Matthew Hatton. Then four times he defended his belt. In 2015 he won a belt of the champion under version WBA.

First defeat Alvarez happened in the fight with Floyd Mayweather, then the Mexican lost on points.

In 2016, the Mexican refused the title of Champion under version WBC in favor of mandatory Challenger Gennady Golovkin. At the same time, Alvarez went down in the first average weight category.

In total, Alvarez spent 52 fights, 49 of them won. In the asset – 34 knockouts, 2 draws.

Scandals, predictions of the battle: the views of experts and bookmakers

Бой Головкин-Альварес: где и когда смотреть

Boxing Golovkin – Alvarez / photo: iSport.ua

The first meeting of the Golovkin-Alvarez was to be held in 2016. But the Mexican boxer refused, freeing the WBC, citing the action by the fact that it will not enter the ring due to artificial deadlines. In his message, Alvarez also said that is not afraid of Golovkin and break it.

Battle of the super-boxers took place in September 2017. The leader was considered a citizen of Kazakhstan, who immediately began to put pressure on Alvarez. That, in turn, worked on the counter and joined with Gennady in the exchanges, hiding behind the protection. The first half of the match was in favor Golovkin, but in the second part of the Mexican “involved” and worked series.

Kazakhstani maximize the onslaught that Alvarez met with counterattacks. Although during the battle the strikes of both fighters often reached the goal, no one was shocked completely.

As a result, one judge expressed a preference for Golovkin, the second Mexican, a third thought that the result of the match is a draw. By the end of 2017 the fight Golovkin-Alvarez was named Event of the year in world Boxing.

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In February of 2018 became aware of the positive doping sample Alvarez on clenbuterol, taken on the eve of battle with Golovkin. The Mexican was disqualified for six months. A second fight was to be held in April of this year, but the Mexican refused, including because of the doping scandal.

In may 2018 Gennady Golovkin wins by knockout in the second round of the American Vanes Martirosyan.

Before re-fight the Mexican said that he had won in the previous match, and Golovkin are not very surprising. Alvarez is confident that will actively fight from the first round that will help him knock out an opponent. Golovkin said that he was preparing for battle with 100% dedication and the burning desire to “show Sulu in his place”.

Betting agencies are actively taking bets on the fight Golovkin/Alvarez. The victory is given to Kazakhstan with a factor of 1.7. Fans believe that everything will be decided in the 6-7 rounds.

Promotional video of the Golovkin-Alvarez (video)

 

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