It might not get quite as much attention as Floyd Mayweather Jr. versus Conor McGregor, but Gennady “GGG” Golovkin versus Canelo Alvarez still is a massive event for boxing.
With four of five middleweight belts on the line Saturday night in Las Vegas, Golovkin-Alvarez is the main event boxing diehards have been waiting for. However, it’s not the only intriguing fight that will go down inside T-Mobile Arena.
Beginning with a lightweight fight between Francisco Rojo and Ryan Martin and concluding with Golovkin-Alvarez, there are four pay-per-view fights scheduled on HBO Boxing.
Here’s the complete undercard, via CBS Sports:
— Gennady Golovkin (c) vs. Canelo Alvarez for WBA, WBC, IBF and IBO middleweight titles.
— Joseph Diaz Jr. vs Rafael River (Featherweight)
— Randy Caballero vs. Diego De La Hoya (Junior featherweight)
— Ryan Martin vs. Francisco Rojo (Lightweight)
— Vergil Ortiz vs. Cesar Valenzuela (Junior welterweight)
— Marlen Esparza vs. Aracely Palacios (Female flyweight)
— Serhii Bohachuk vs TBA (Junior middleweight)
— Nicola Adams vs. Alexandra Vlajk (Female junior bantamweight)
Get your popcorn ready.
After what promises to be a fascinating night, we should finally know who the best middleweight boxer in the world is.
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