Canelo Alvarez’s Next Fight: vs Gennadiy Golovkin(Sept 17, 2022)

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Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is one of the most dominant boxers in modern boxing history. He has established himself as the “formidable body puncher” and his abilities have won several world titles in four different divisions from Light Middleweight to Light Heavyweight.

Recently, Canelo became the very first boxer in history to become the undisputed champion in the Middleweight division by winning all four IBF, WBA(super), WBC and WBO titles. But after this bout, he got a shock result in a unanimous decision defeat to WBA(super) Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitry Bivol. This has made Canelo’s next career a lot more interesting. Who will Canelo fight next? Keep on reading to know everything about his next bout. 

Who Will Canelo Alvarez Face Next?

It has been confirmed that Canelo Alvarez will next fight Gennadiy Golovkin in their trilogy fight. Canelo will defend his undisputed Super Middleweight titles(WBA(super), WBC, IBF & WBO) in this bout.

Golovkin is one of the greatest ever middleweight boxers, having held all four major middleweight titles at different times. He held WBA(super), IBF, WBO, IBO & The Ring titles when he first clashed with Canelo in September 2017. This bout ended in a controversial split decision. In the rematch in September 2018, Canelo defeated him via a majority decision to win WBA(super), WBO, IBO & The Ring titles. Canelo relinquished those titles when he moved to Super Middleweight division for good.

Golovkin has won back the WBA(super), IBF and IBO middleweight titles in four bouts since. However, the trilogy bout between Canelo and Golovkin will have Canelo’s Super Middleweight titles on the line. This will be the first time that Golovkin will fight in Super Middleweight division.

Canelo Alvarez’s Next Fight Date

Canelo Alvarez vs GGG 3 bout is all set to headline the DAZN pay-per-view event on September 17, 2022. The location for this fight is finalized to be T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Their first two bout and Canelo’s latest bout have all taken place at the same venue. This fight will be the second fight for Canelo under the two fights contract with Matchroom Boxing event.

Canelo Alvarez Current Record

Canelo Alvarez only lost two times during his entire professional boxing career whereas two of his matches ended in a draw. His current boxing record is 57-2-2. Alvarez’s first loss came against Floyd Mayweather Jr. when the latter defeated him via majority decision back in September 2013. Canelo faced his second defeat in May 2022 when Dmitry Bivol outboxed him to get a majority decision.

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