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Last section: The Set of three reaches a conclusion as super-middleweight Canelo goes head to head against GGG for the last time this week… with previous opponent Bivol soon to reappear the ring

Should 32-year-old Canelo emerge victorious on Saturday, he'll probably have his eyes set on a highly anticipated re-match with Bivol

Should 32-year-old Canelo emerge victorious on Saturday, he’ll probably have his eyes set on a highly anticipated re-match with Bivol

Canelo Álvarez, 32, is back justified to confront GGG this Saturday, 17 September
The two go head to head for the third time for the super-middleweight title
It will be a re-visitation of their previous landmark of the T-Versatile Field, Las Vegas
In the not so distant future, Canelo’s previous opponent Bivol, 31, is to go head to head against Ramirez
English fans can get the activity of each battle on web-based feature DAZN Pay Per View

Promoted as the last part of a legendary battle for strength, this end of the week sees the last section in a set of three of battles between Mexican contender Canelo Álvarez, 32, and Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin, 40.

Getting back to the T-Portable Field in Las Vegas, where the contemptible off for their past two fights, the Mexican warrior should get a success in the event that he desires to clutch his undisputed super-middleweight title.

Pound-for-pound lord Canelo procured his latest title in this division back in December, getting a success against American warrior Caleb Gasp.

Following his devastating loss against Dmitry Bivol back in May, Canelo has a highlight demonstrate as he denotes his re-visitation of the super-middleweight division. The Mexican star will clash with Triple G as he attempts to get a second triumph against the Kazakhstan contender.

Should 32-year-old Canelo emerge victorious on Saturday, he'll probably have his eyes set on a highly anticipated re-match with Bivol

Should 32-year-old Canelo emerge victorious on Saturday, he’ll probably have his eyes set on a highly anticipated re-match with Bivol
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Back in September 2017, the two first entered the Vegas ring for a fight which resulted in a split draw, with spectators concluding that GGG had done more than enough to earn that victory.

A year later, in 2018, a rematch saw Canelo crush GGG’s hopes of victory as he secured the win through majority decision.

With this much history, it’s clear that whoever emerges on top following this weekend’s long-awaited fight will earn bragging rights for life.

The winner of Saturday’s fight will be awarded with the ornate ‘Zapoteca Belt’, also known as ‘Jaguar Warrior Belt’, according to Marca.

The intricate belt was created by the greatest artisans of the Zapotec culture, from the State of Oaxaca and presented by the World Boxing Council and the Oaxaca State Government ahead of Mexican Independence Day.

This will surely give added incentive for Mexican national Canelo to secure the win.

With this return to the weight division, undisputed super-middleweight champion Canelo has a point to prove and a title to hold on to

With this return to the weight division, undisputed super-middleweight champion Canelo has a point to prove and a title to hold on to

This time around, Canelo has shed his reputation as an underdog and has proven himself time and again. Five years on from their first fight, the bookies have their odds on him to win – but only by a slim margin.

Since Golovkin turned 40 this year, this fight could be the one to send him into retirement. At least, that’s what Alvarez hopes for according to his recent interview with BBC Sports.

‘I don’t like that guy,’

said Canelo, speaking from his gym in San Diego.

‘It’s personal because he talked a lot of things about me all these years, so that’s why it’s personal for me,’

he continued.

‘I think I’m going to end him before the 12th round. I’m going to put all my boxing skills, all my experience in boxing to get this done,’

he then predicted.

Reflecting on his recent defeat against Bivol, he said:

‘I am a more dangerous fighter right now because of my loss. I’m just different right now since the last fight. I am more mature, stronger, and more confident.’

Rematch: Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin (right) punches Canelo Alvarez during their WBC/WBA middleweight title fight in 2018

Rematch: Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin (right) punches Canelo Alvarez during their WBC/WBA middleweight title fight in 2018

‘I want to try again [at light-heavyweight]. Right now, I’m 100% focused on Golovkin and then that’s what I’m looking to do next year in May.’

But this return to the weight class all depends on the upcoming fight. For Canelo, a lot hangs in the balance.

On the upcoming event’s undercard, Jesse Rodriguez will face off against Israel Gonzalez for Rodriguez’s WBC Junior Bantamweight title.

Super-middleweights Ali Akhmedov and Gabriel Rosado will be going head-to-head.

Also featured are middleweights Austin Williams vs Kieron Conway, super middleweights Diego Pacheco vs Enrique Collazo, and lightweights Marc Castro vs Kevin Montiel Mendoza to name a few.

The event will be accessible to UK audiences on streaming service DAZN Pay Per View from 1am on Sunday morning.

Giving British boxing fans a front-row seat to the action, this is a fight that definitely warrants the subscription.

Click HERE to sign up to DAZN and stream the Canelo vs GGG III fight on DAZN Pay Per View at 1am BST on Sunday morning.

BIVOL vs RAMIREZ: Canelo’s rival re-enters the ring

Dmitry Bivol is set to put Ramirez through his paces, all broadcast live on DAZN

Dmitry Bivol is set to put Ramirez through his paces, all broadcast live on DAZN

Shock waves were sent through the boxing world when Dmitry Bivol (20-0) secured a unanimous victory over Canelo at T-Mobile Arena on 7 May.

On 5 November, he’s back in the ring to face off against Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez (44-0) at the Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi.

Eyes will be on Bivol to see if he can maintain his winning streak in this mandatory challenger, on his way to an undisputed showdown against Artur Beterbiev (18-0).

It’s sure to heat up in the ring as Bivol strives to hold on to his title. A victory could set him on course for a rematch with Canelo next year – guaranteed to be the fight of the year.

Dmitry Bivol

Age: 31

Height: 6’0

Reach: 72′

Wins: 20

Knockouts: 11

Ties: 0

Losses: 0

Gilberto ‘Zurdo’ Ramirez 

Age: 31

Height: 6’2

Reach: 75.2′

Wins: 44

Knockouts: 30

Ties: 0

Losses: 0

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