GGG vs Canelo 3 Preview: Canleo Alvarez and Gennady Golvkin will fight a rubber match to find out who is the baddest hombre in boxing. Alvarez vs Golovkin Fight Odds has Canelo as a chalky -260 betting favorite. The first fight was listed at even money and ended as such in a draw with many in the boxing media giving Golovkin the slight nod. The rematch had Golvkin as a -170 favorite but the +140 underdog Canelo took the fight to GGG and won a close majority decision. Can the aging GGG turn in one more spectacular performance? Will Canelo dominate with his youth and reflexes?ESPN2 News handicapping experts broke down the middleweight championship bout.
Alvarez vs Golvkin Fight Odds have Canelo at -260 Bet $260 to win $100 profit for $360 total payout).
Strengths: Large middleweight frame with layered muscle in the upper-body and long arms…Huge power in both hands…Very fast hands…In physical prime with excellent stamina and athleticism…One of the slickest fighters in boxing…Warrior with iron chin…Picture perfect technique…Bodysnatcher that rips hooks and uppercuts to vital organs with sniper-like accuracy…
Weaknesses: Can be overly patient…Loads up on punches too often…Better at long and mid-range than in the trenches…Short for a middleweight…
Strengths: Arguably the hardest puncher in boxing pound-4-pound…Suffocating pressure fighter that destroys the body when in range…Cuts off the ring as well as anyone in the sport…Punishing jab can control fights…Excellent chin tucked behind a high guard…Blocks punches on the gloves with an airtight defense…Excellent at controlling distance with timing…
Weaknesses: Good but not great stamina and speed…Limited head movement…Questionable trainer…Tread on the tires is thinning at 40 years old…
ESPN2 News Predictions: Canelo via split decision
GGG vs Canelo Preview Tale-Of-The-Tape
From: Guadalajara, Mexico
Wt. 175 est.
Ht. 5’10 1/2″
Wt. 170 est.