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

Gennadiy Golovkin (GGG) defends his WBA (Super) and WBC middleweight titles against Saúl Álvarez (Canelo). The winner also wins the vacant Ring Magazine middleweight title. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

36
May 6, 2006
38-0-1
20
34 (87.2%)
179 cm
178 cm
-1 cm
Orthodox
May 5, 2018
4m, 10d
1
Age
Debut
Record
Title Fights
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Layoff
Win Streak
28
Oct 29, 2005
49-1-2
12
34 (65.4%)
173 cm
179 cm
6 cm
Orthodox
Sep 16, 2017
11m, 30d
0
WBAWBCIBF
MD
e1
d19
MD
e1
d4
MD
w1
d4
WBAWBCWBOTheRing
MD
w1
d1
MD
w1
d2
sWL
w1
sWL
w1
d6
sWL
w1
sWL
w1
middleweight
Saturday, 15 Sep 2018
T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, U.S.
v0.1.9-beta 2024-07-13
Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Álvarez II

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 38-0-1 (34 KOs). His last fight was 4 months and 10 days ago against Vanes Martirosyan, which he won via 2nd round KO.

Vanes Martirosyan's boxing career

Canelo comes in with a record of 49-1-2 (34 KOs). His last fight was 11 months and 30 days ago against Gennady Golovkin, which ended in a draw.

Gennady Golovkin's boxing career

Both the fighters fight out of the orthodox stance.

On the day of the fight, Golovkin will be 36 years and 5 months old. Canelo will be 28 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 a rare 50-50 for both the fighters — either fighter could win this fight with equal probability. Here is the prediction for Golovkin vs Canelo II.

Looks like this is going to be a very close fight, either could win. Maybe Gennady Golovkin wins?

Result

Canelo Álvarez defeated Gennady Golovkin via 12 round MD to win the WBA (Super), WBC, and vacant The Ring middleweight titles. Golovkin's undefeated record comes to an end, and Canelo gets on a new winning streak. Canelo is now 50-1-2, and Golovkin 38-1-1.

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