Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin trilogy fight live updates, boxing news

The day the fight world gets to see Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin step into the ring again if finally here. Boxing has had to wait four long years for the trilogy fight to finally come together and the rivalry is set to explode on Sunday (AEST) inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Watch Canelo v GGG 3 LIVE on Main Event available on Kayo & Foxtel, Sunday 18 September from 10am AEST. ORDER NOW >Both fighters will walk out to the ring already knowing they will receive an insane payday. According to, Alvarez will pocket more than $66 million, while Golovkin will walk away with $30 millionThe pay discrepancy is no surprise, but it is just one more source of motivation for Golovkin, who has been on the wrong end of two controversial judges decisions in their previous two fights. Four years after their rematch, which ended in a controversial majority decision win for the Mexican, the two multi-weight warriors will come to blows again.In 2017, the pair met in the ring for the first time, and that also controversially ended in a draw, despite many commentators scoring the fight for Golovkin. The Kazakhstan fighter finally has his chance to avenge those decisions, but he is doing so with the disadvantage of stepping into the ring at the age of 40. Golovkin surprised the boxing world on Saturday when he weighed in heavier than Alvarez in what will be his first championship-level fight above 160-pounds. Canelo weighed in at 76kg, with GGG just 200 grams heavier. Alvarez is coming off a shock defeat at light-heavyweight and has returned to middleweight for Golovkin re-match where he is putting his super-middleweight WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and The Ring middleweight titles on the line.Alvarez has been warned that his legacy is in danger if Gennady Golovkin wins the third fight of their epic trilogy in Las Vegas on Saturday.Promoter Eddie Hearn reckons Alvarez can’t afford a second defeat on the spin.The Matchroom promoter said: “If Canelo loses I think he’s in a terrible position coming off back to back defeats. He was pound for pound number one, all of a sudden, you probably put him outside of the top 10 if Golovkin wins.“It will be such an epic fight and victory that everyone will want to see it again. (Golovkin) has already shared 24 rounds with Canelo. He knows how to fight him. It’s not like he’s got to go in and find out the best way to beat him on the night.”— with AFPOriginally published as Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin trilogy fight live updates