It’s almost time for boxing’s biggest event of the year! The highly anticipated rematch between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will take place on Saturday, May 5th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. This will be the second time these two elite fighters have faced off, with their first bout ending in a controversial split draw. Canelo and Golovkin both put on an incredible show the first time around, and there’s no doubt that they will do so again in this highly anticipated rematch.
Who has the most wins in boxing
There is no definitive answer to this question as there is no official record keeping body for boxing statistics. However, according to BoxRec.com, the boxer with the most recorded wins is Ricardo Lopez, who retired in 2001 with a record of 51-0-1. It should be noted that BoxRec.com’s records are not always accurate or complete, so Lopez may not necessarily be the boxer with the most actual wins. Other boxing greats such as Floyd Mayweather Jr. (50-0) and Rocky Marciano (49-0) also have impressive undefeated records.
If you’re looking to catch all the action, here’s everything you need to know about the Canelo vs. Golovkin rematch:
When is the fight?
The Canelo vs. Golovkin rematch will take place on Saturday, May 5th at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The main card will begin at 8:00 p.m. ET / 5:00 p.m. PT.
How can I watch the fight?
The Canelo vs. Golovkin rematch will be broadcast live on HBO pay-per-view. The PPV price is $84.99 for standard definition and $99.99 for high definition. You can order the fight online through your cable or satellite provider, or you can also order it through the HBO PPV website.
Who is fighting on the undercard?
The Canelo vs. Golovkin rematch will be the main event, but there are several other great fights taking place on the undercard. Here’s a look at the full fight card:
- Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin – WBC, WBA, and IBO middleweight titles
- Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith – WBO junior middleweight title
- Diego De La Hoya vs. Randy Caballero – super bantamweights
- David Lemieux vs. Gary O’Sullivan – middleweights
- Roman Gonzalez vs. Moises Fuentes – super flyweights
Who is the favorite to win?
Canelo Alvarez is the favorite to win the rematch, with most oddsmakers listing him at -160. Gennady Golovkin is the underdog at +130.
What are their records?
Canelo Alvarez’s professional record is 49-1-2 with 34 KO’s. Gennady Golovkin’s professional record is 38-0-1 with 34 KO’s.
What happened in the first fight?
The first Canelo vs. Golovkin bout took place on September 16, 2017 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The fight ended in a controversial split draw, with Canelo winning two of the three judges’ scorecards (114-114, 115-113, 118-110). Many boxing fans and analysts felt that Golovkin deserved to win the decision, but the judges’ scoring was widely criticized. Regardless, the first fight was an instant classic and one of the best boxing matches in recent memory.