The two announced their bout after Canelo’s win against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr – here is everything you need to know
SAUL ‘CANELO’ ALVAREZ is set to take on Gennady Golovkin in an eagerly anticipated middelweight bout.
Canelo beat fellow Mexican Julio Cesar Chavez Jr by unanimous decision last fight – setting up the huge clash against Kazakh legend Golovkin.
What time and where will Canelo Alvarez fight Gennady Golovkin?
The two will square off at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on September 16.
The start time of the show is yet to be announced but is likely to begin at 9pm local time, or 2am British time.
And that could mean the main event of Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin is expected to be around 4am BST in the early hours of Sunday September 17.
Where can I watch Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr?
The fight will be shown exclusively live in the UK and Ireland on BoxNation Box Office from just £16.95.
BoxNation’s current paying subscribers and new customers who want to subscribe will get the fight as part of their monthly subscription.
The only way to buy Canelo v Golovkin on Sky is via the Sky remote control and will be available to purchase from Saturday 9th September.
Virgin Media customers can order the event via their remote control from Monday 11th September.
If you are not a Sky or Virgin Media customer you can buy this fight as part of a monthly subscription to the channel through boxnation.com.
Simply choose your platform: Sky, TalkTalk, Freeview, Online or App and follow the instructions online. There is no minimum term so you can cancel anytime.
Who is fighting on the undercard?
The undercard is as follows for the bout on September 16:
Featherweight Joseph Diaz (USA) vs Jorge Lara (Mexico)
Super Bantamweight Diego De La Hoya (Mexico) vs Randy Caballero (USA)
Featherweight Claudio Marrero (c) (Dominican Republic) vs Jesus Rojas (Puerto Rico)
Super Lightweight Antonio Orozco (Mexico) vs. Roberto Ortiz (Mexico)
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