Canelo Vs. GGG Rematch Date Set, As The Rock Makes Epic Announcement

It’s official. Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will square off again May 5.

The much-anticipated rematch was announced Monday, with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson sharing the news with everyone via HBO’s Twitter account.

Both fighters vowed in a hype video posted by Golden Boy Boxing not to leave the decision up to the judges this time after battling to a controversial draw in their first head-to-head showdown back in September.

Canelo will enter the fight with just one loss on his record, a decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. back in September 2013. GGG, meanwhile, is undefeated, with 33 of his 37 wins coming via knockout.

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