Canelo, Golovkin slam Mayweather v McGregor


BoxNation has secured the exclusive UK Pay-per-view broadcast rights for the most eagerly-anticipated fight in generations between two-division World Champion Canelo Alvarez and IBF, WBA and WBC Middleweight World Champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin.

Tickets for Canelo vs. Golovkin are priced at $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800, $700, $500 and $300, not including applicable service charges and taxes.

Details of how United Kingdom fight fans can watch the biggest fight in boxing on BoxNation, the Channel of Champions, will be released in due course.

"I think people understand what is a true fight, a boxing fight, like mine with Caneno or a big show, maybe sometimes for people a amusing show, like a circus show. It's a show", Golovkin said when asked how irked he is for his long-awaited super-fight to be locked in a battle for attention.

Since then he has fought 37 times - but only 172 rounds, thanks to his thunderous power - and only went the 12 round distance for the first time ever in March against Daniel Jacobs.

Saunders asked if he could fight the victor, but Golovkin was non committal.

"The fans know. They know what they're going to pick", Alvarez said Tuesday at he and Golovkin's news conference at Madison Square Garden. "Everybody has a chance".

"For me it doesn't matter, American guy, Mexican guy".

Saunders said: "I hope Canelo wins. Why?"

Golovkin turned professional in 2006 after a wildly successful amateur career, which included over 300 bouts and culminated in an Olympic silver medal. This is no freak show; it is a real fight between two of the biggest punchers in the World. He can take a good punch as well. "He's very good all around", he added.

Golovkin-Canelo will follow Floyd Mayweather Jr's comeback against Conor McGregor at the same Las Vegas venue on Aug 26.

"There were a lot of conditions from the WBC and a timeline, they put conditions in the purse split", said Alvarez through a translator. He doesn't care what the people think about him. My fight with "Canelo", this is boxing.

Canelo: "My legs started feeling exhausted and weak, fighting at 164 in the last fight felt so much better, it felt great". Conor is not a boxer.

"If they want to see a sideshow, they can see a sideshow. If you want to see boxing, look at ours".

Alvarez's promoter Oscar De La Hoya expects such a competitive and entertaining affair that he has already spoken of the potential for a trilogy, though, and that is also on Golovkin's radar.