Gennady Golovkin And Canelo Alvarez Set To Fight Sept. 15 In Las Vegas


Canelo Alvarez and unbeaten middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin have agreed to a rematch bout Sept. 15 in Las Vegas. Oscar De La Hoya, Alvarez’s promoter, tweeted on Wednesday.“I’m happy to inform that we have a fight September 15!!!! #CaneloGGG2” The agreement was struck hours after a noon deadline that Alvarez’s handlers had given Golovkin to accept their offer. The terms were not immediately revealed. Their first bout, which was judged a draw in September, generated a $27-million live gate at T-Mobile Arena and 1.3-million pay-per-view buys. De La Hoya declined to discuss the rematch agreement beyond announcing it had been reached.  Golovkin and Alvarez were set to fight May 5 in Las Vegas until Alvarez was suspended for six months by the Nevada Athletic Commission after submitting two positive samples for the banned substance clenbuterol.  

GGG, Alvarez finalize deal for Sept. 15 rematch


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