On Saturday, Sept. 16, Golden Boy Promotions and HBO brought one of the best boxing matches of the year to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for Canelo vs. Golovkin.
In the evening’s main event, two of the world’s pound-for-pound greats clashed in what was the most anticipated fight of the year in boxing. Undefeated WBC, WBA, IBO and IBF world champion Gennady Golovkin met Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Golovkin had won 33 of his 37 fights by way of stoppage. Alvarez had 34 knockouts in his 49 career wins. His only career defeat came at the hands of Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr.
The event airs lived at 8 p.m. ET on HBO PPV.