CANELO VS. GGG III FULL CARD SET FOR SEPTEMBER 17 – EVENT TO BE BROADCAST IN MARKETS AROUND THE WORLD ON DAZN AND LIVE ON DAZN PPV IN THE U.S., CANADA, UK, IRELAND, AUSTRALIA, AND NEW ZEALAND
The full card for the long-anticipated trilogy showdown featuring world champions Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin on Saturday, September 17 is complete. Led by super-flyweight sensation Jesse Rodriguez in a co-main title battle against Israel Gonzalez, other thrilling matchups will fill an exciting night leading into the most anticipated fight of the year.
The event will be broadcast live from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on DAZN PPV in the U.S., Canada, UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand as well as around the world on DAZN (excluding Mexico, Latin America, and Kazakhstan) and is in partnership with Matchroom, Canelo Promotions and GGG Promotions.
The Canelo vs. GGG III full card will include:
- In the co-main, Jesse ‘Bam’ Rodriguez defending his WBC World Super-Flyweight title and looking to strengthen his fighter of the year claims against Israel Gonzalez, the Mexican challenger who is ready to lay it all on the line.
- Ali Akhmedov and Gabriel Rosado clashing for the IBF North American Super-Middleweight title – the big-hitting 27-year-old Akhmedov’s third fight on a card topped by his fellow countryman Golovkin, in a clash that is a must-win for 36-year-old Rosado.
- Austin ‘Ammo’ Williams taking on Kieron Conway for the vacant WBA International Middleweight title.
- Diego Pacheco fighting for his first pro belt in his second battle over ten rounds when he meets Enrique Collazo, the 2012 Olympian and six-time Puerto Rican National champion.
- Marc Castro appearing on his fifth Canelo undercard since making his debut in December 2020, this time against Kevin Montiel Mendoza in his first bout over eight rounds.
- Aaron ‘The Alien King’ Aponte mixing it up against unbeaten Mexican prospect Fernando Molina.
- Anthony Herrera getting the chance to bounce back to winning ways as he takes on Delvin McKinley.
It all leads into the third installment of the classic modern rivalry between Canelo and Golovkin, with the Mexican king putting his undisputed Super-Middleweight crown on the line against Kazakhstan’s reigning WBA and IBF Middleweight ruler in the most anticipated match up of 2022.
Canelo vs. GGG III will be live on DAZN around on the world and on DAZN PPV in the U.S. ($64.99 for current subscribers and $84.99 for new subscribers, which includes one month’s subscription to DAZN), Canada (CAD $64.99 for current and CAD $89.98 for new subscribers), UK and Ireland (£9.99/€9.99 for current and £17.98/€17.98 for new subscribers), Australia (AUD $44.99 for current and AUD $58.98 for new subscribers), and New Zealand (NZD $24.99 for current and NZD $39.98 for new subscribers). Excluded territories include Mexico, Latin America, and Kazakhstan.
Matchroom Boxing can announce that the bitter rivals will meet in a trilogy blockbuster live on DAZN on September 17
DAZN, the leading global sports streaming platform, today announces that Saúl ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin will meet in an epic trilogy clash of world champions on September 17. Canelo vs. GGG III will be live on DAZN PPV in the U.S. and Canada and around the world on DAZN (excluding Mexico, Latin America, and Kazakhstan) and is in partnership with Matchroom, Canelo Promotions and GGG Promotions.
After Alvarez suffered only the second loss of his storied career in a sold-out T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas earlier this month, his focus switches back to Super-Middleweight where he will defend his undisputed title against the Kazakh king.
Alvarez and Golovkin have shared 24 thrilling rounds already in this hottest of rivalries and the pair will finally meet for a third time, five years after their first battle ended in a controversial draw and four since the Mexican superstar edged out Golovkin via majority decision.
Both battles took place in Las Vegas, and while a venue for the trilogy bout will be revealed soon, what is in no doubt is that it will be the hottest ticket in sport when these two foes dance for the third and decisive time.
‘I feel very happy and proud to be able to give the best fights and this fight won’t be an exception’, said Saúl‘Canelo’ Alvarez.
Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin said, ‘I hope to see you on September 17’.
“The Canelo vs. GGG trilogy is the biggest fight in boxing and I am delighted to get this made for September 17,” said Eddie Hearn, Chairman, Matchroom Boxing. “These are two men that bitterly dislike each other and want to end this incredible series with a blistering KO. I truly believe this will be the most thrilling fight between these two great champions and will be fireworks from the first bell to the last man standing.”
“What a month we have had on DAZN – the biggest women’s fight of all time, an absolute barn burner on in Las Vegas, and now, the highly anticipated trilogy fight between the pound for pound King Saúl ‘Canelo’ Alvarez and one of the other biggest names in the sport Gennadiy ‘GGG’ Golovkin,” said Ed Breeze, EVP Rights, DAZN. ’The last two fights between these two have been up there with the very best this century and we look forward to broadcasting it to fight fans live and worldwide on DAZN.”
Canelo’s trainer Eddy Reynoso said, ‘Let’s push ahead without going backwards. A Mexican never surrenders, let’s push forward.’
Canelo vs. GGG III will be live on DAZN around on the world and on DAZN PPV in the U.S. and Canada. Excluded territories include Mexico, Latin America, and Kazakhstan. The blockbuster event is another mega addition to DAZN’s premium portfolio of live sports and original programming, including the world’s biggest leagues and competitions UEFA Champions League, UEFA Women’s Champions League, Bundesliga, LaLiga, Serie A, and J.League.