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'Canelo' Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin, the key to the true fight of the year

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'Canelo' Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin, the key to the true fight of the year

We will face this Saturday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

The mexican Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Kazakh Gennady Golovkin cross gloves this Saturday at T-Mobile Arena Las Vegas, in best fight of year, that will fill gap left between fans after "circus," starred three weeks ago, in that same scenario for Floyd Maywear and Conor McGregor. The world championship of middle weights will close a week of celebrations for Independence of Mexico, one of countries with more tradition in this sport.

Golovkin, directed by mexican Abel Sánchez, is 35 years old and still undefeated after 37 fights (34 of m are resolved by fast track). Nicknamed Triple G, your weapon most feared is direct left, and only once had to rush all assaults, last march before american Daniel Jacobs. Won his first title of media on 14th of August 2010 at knock down in first assault on colombian Milton Nunez. Since n he has completed 18 defenses.

Alvarez, 27 years old, accumulates 49 wins, a draw and a defeat (against Maywear), and on 34 occasions he had no need to rush to limit. Comes from defeat by unanimous decision in may to his compatriot Julio Cesar Chavez Jr and his career is directed by legendary Oscar de la Hoya. However, his style between ropes was often highly criticized by mexican fans. These are some key of what is considered by many as one of battles most important of last years.

What titles are in game?

Alvarez will challenge Golovkin for world titles in medium weight of World Boxing Association (WBA) and International Federation of Boxing (FIB), and will defend, according to his promoter Golden Boy Promotions", title Linear and "Ring Magazine", all of m in a medium weight.

Golovkin also holds champion belt of World Council of Boxing (CMB), a title that mexican fighter has been ruled to be interested in obtaining it, since y broke relations with that organization from that of CMB decided to take away his championship belt and give it to Golovkin not to confront it last year.

How important is appointment for both of you?

Both have made it very clear that it is most important event of ir careers. "I've had big fights, but this is most important, is a summary of 14 years of work," said Alvarez. "It is most important of my life," supported his rival.

"That night, you will see who is better medium, this will be a real fight," added Triple G, with a nod malicious about what you saw, last 26 August in Maywear-McGregor. "Will mark a before and an after in my career," said Alvarez about a fight that will be broadcast live in 400 cinemas in us territory.

"two weeks Ago we saw a circus, a spectacle," said Oscar de la Hoya on controversial 50th win of Maywear. "Saturday will be a fight between two boxers who know how to fight in a boxing ring, is fight that everyone wants to see: it is for supremacy between middle", he added.

What has that to do Alvarez for winning?

"I'm going for knockout, I prepared to knock out, I'm going to get out of that, at any moment of fight can happen," said mexican at his arrival to Las Vegas last Tuesday. "To win you have to make a fight perfect based on backlash, cannot be neglected because Golovkin has a beating devastating," said for his part, legendary Julio César Chávez.

Maywear advised Álvarez to attack body of Kazakh. "You can noquearlo if you go to body, it is not that (Golovkin) is weak, but y can pass things that have not happened until now," he said to string "ESPN".

What is strategy of Golovkin?

Abel Sanchez, trainer mexican Golovkin, said that will be looking for knockout because you're worried about benevolence of judges with Alvarez, so waiting does not get cards. "Knowing what has been in past, it is in us to not let fight go 12 rounds, if that happens, it will be our fault," he said.

Who impodrá justice?

The referee Kenny Bayless, appointed by Commission on Athletic of Nevada, alongside judges Dave Moretti, Adalaide Byrd and Don Trella, who will be responsible for giving scores in a fight to best of 12 rounds.

how The age difference will be a factor?

Golovkin despised fact that he is eight years older than Alvarez. "I feel fantastic for my age," he said. "I do my workouts day by day and truth is that I feel ten years younger, even more than 'Canelo,'" he quipped. The champion of middle also threw out idea that this could be his last fight. "I want to fight until 40 (years), I know that it is a sport demanding and dangerous, but my family supports me," he said.


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