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Saul Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) and Gennady Golovkin (39-1-1, 35 KOs) are preparing for their third confrontation. As we know, the first fight between them ended in a draw. And during their second meeting, the judges gave a controversial victory to the Mexican. Our review will help you make your winning bet on Golovkin vs Alvarez.
FOX Sports and Ring TV insider Mike Koppinger posted on his Twitter profile that the third fight between Alvarez and Golovkin will take place on the 14the of September. According to his sources, the best middleweights of our time will meet in Las Vegas. Thus, online gambling sites in the USA are already offering their bets on Golovkin vs Alvarez third fight.
First Golovkin vs Alvarez fight ended in a draw
The athletes first met in the ring in September of 2017. And then their fight ended in a major scandal. The referee Adelaide Bird made an extremely controversial decision, giving Alvarez 10 out of 12 rounds. At the same time, her vision of the battle was fundamentally different from the positions of the other judges. Thus, Dave Moretti gave the victory to Golovkin with a minimal advantage. However, Don Trell completely considered it as a fair draw.
After such an outcome everyone wanted them to have a rematch. Therefore, the parties decided not to delay it and agreed to hold the second fight of the series in May of 2018. However, in March, Alvarez was convicted of using illegal drugs. In the body of the ex-world champion in two weight categories, they discovered Clenbuterol. Only at the end of April of 2018 did Alvarez manage to prove his innocence. He proved that the forbidden substance got into his body along with the infected meat.
A rematch after a rematch makes it difficult to bet on Golovkin vs Alvarez
And in September 2018, Mexican Saul Canelo Alvarez became the new WBC, WBA, IBO middleweight champion. During their second fight, it was hard to bet on Golovkin vs Alvarez victory. The first rounds remained for Canelo, but starting from the seventh Golovkin began to change the course of the battle. At the same time, both boxers did their best. However, the final score of the judges was 114-114 and 115-113 in favor of Alvarez.
Recently, the promoter of the Mexican boxer Oscar De La Hoya has said in one of his interviews: “Golovkin will be one of Alvarez’s next rivals in 2020. That’s for sure! The whole world wants to see this fight. Golovkin deserves it.” Certainly, fans of the boxer from Kazakhstan are waiting for another rematch. The fight with Alvarez is an exciting sight with an unpredictable ending. Thus, the 1xBET gambling site offers the possible odds for the bet on Golovkin vs Alvarez.
Alvarez is a favorite of a fight, but Golovkin is not going to give up
Saul Canelo Alvarez spoke out about his third fight with Gennady Golovkin in his interview for Boxingnews24.com: “I said this before the fight and I will repeat it: now the duel with Golovkin does not bear any challenge for me. We fought twice, spent 24 rounds. I defeated him, so he is no longer a challenge for me. However, Golovkin is a good business. So if they come to me with an attractive offer, we will have a third fight.” At the moment, bookmakers consider the Mexican as the favorite of this meeting. Thus, Alvarez has 1.66 odds for his victory at the 1xBET.
Kazakhstan boxer Gennady Golovkin also shared his opinion on the third fight with Mexican Saul Alvarez. “The third meeting with Alvarez will be more difficult, but more interesting at the same time. I believe that I can win,” Golovkin said. The 1xBET gambling site offers 2.256 odds for the victory of the Kazakhstani. We are sure that everyone is looking forward to this spectacular fight. And in the meantime, win together with your favorite boxer making your bet on Golovkin vs Alvarez at the 1xBET. And may the best man win!