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Golovkin vs. Canelo: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

Gennadiy Golovkin (GGG) defends his WBA (Super), WBC, and IBF middleweight titles against Saúl Álvarez (Canelo). Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

35
May 6, 2006
37-0
18
33 (89.2%)
179 cm
178 cm
-1 cm
Orthodox
Mar 18, 2017
5m, 29d
37
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Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
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Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
27
Oct 29, 2005
49-1-1
11
34 (66.7%)
173 cm
179 cm
6 cm
Orthodox
May 6, 2017
4m, 10d
7
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MD
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d17
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d2
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d3
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middleweight
Saturday, 16 Sep 2017
T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
v0.1.9-beta 2024-03-02
Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez I

Date

This fight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Álvarez took place on at the T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.

Tale of the Tape

At 179 cm, Gennady Golovkin is the taller of the two by 6 cms; Canelo Álvarez is 173 cm. Despite being the shorter fighter, Canelo has longer reach of 179 cm, which is 1 cm longer than Golovkin's 178 cm. Canelo also has a 7 cm ape index advantage over Golovkin.

Golovkin is coming in to this fight with an undefeated record of 37-0 (33 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 29 days ago against Daniel Jacobs, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Daniel Jacobs' boxing career

Canelo comes in with a record of 49-1-1 (34 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 10 days ago against Julio César Chávez Jr., which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Julio César Chávez Jr.'s boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Golovkin will be 35 years and 5 months old. Canelo will be 27 years and 1 month old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 53-47 in favor of Gennady Golovkin. Here is the prediction for Golovkin vs Canelo.

A close matchup. Gennady Golovkin may have a better chance at winning this fight, but Canelo Álvarez could win too.

Result

The fight ended in a 12 round draw. Both the boxers retained their titles and added a draw to their respective records. Canelo is now 49-1-2, and Golovkin 37-0-1.

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