Golovkin travels to Las Vegas to fight Canelo

The prominent Kazakhstani boxer is going to debut in a new weight

Gennady Golovkin from Kazakhstan has come to Las Vegas where he is going to have his third fight against Mexican Saul Alvarez also known as Canelo.

«We are in Vegas. Ready to fight this week,» Golovkin wrote on Instagram.

The two boxers had their first fight in 2017. After 12 rounds judges decided that the fight was a stand-off. The next fight was in 2018 when Alvarez prevailed. In these two fights, both boxers were considered middle-weight boxers. Golovkin has since gained some weight and is going to fight for IBF, WBC, WBO and WBA in super middleweight, the grey area for Golovkin.

The fight is going to happen on September 17 in Las Vegas with a prize fund of $80 million.

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