Gennady Golovkin faces Canelo Alvarez in Supremacy, a middleweight super fight that many experts are naming as one of the biggest fights of 2017. The fighters meet on Saturday 16 September at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Will Gennady “GGG” Golovkin defend his WBC and IBO titles and cement himself as one of the greatest boxers of recent times? Can Canelo “Cinnamon” Alvarez prove that his sole loss against Floyd Mayweather in 2013 was just a bump in the road?
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Watching and Streaming Golovkin Vs Alvarez
When Is the Gennady Golovkin Vs. Canelo Alvarez Fight?
Golovkin vs. Alvarez will take place on Saturday 16 September. An official time hasn’t been announced, but you can bookmark this page to find out the official start time once it’s announced. The pre-fight show beings at 20:00 EDT (Eastern Daylight Time), with a three-fight undercard preceding the main fight. Experts have tipped Golovkin vs. Alvarez to start around 22:00 EDT, depending on how long the undercard fights take.
When Does Golovkin Vs. Alvarez Fight Start in the UK?
Unfortunately for viewers in the UK, the late-night West Coast start time means that the undercard fights won’t get underway until around 01:00 BST (British Summer Time) on Saturday night. Fans in the UK can expect Golovkin vs. Alvarez to start around 03:00 BST.
What About Australia?
Australians looking to tune into the big fight are a bit better off, with the undercard fights set to begin around 10:00 AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time). Supremacy will begin on Sunday afternoon at around noon AEST.
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How Can I Watch Golovkin Vs. Alvarez?
Sling TV – Pay-per-view $79.99
Sling TV in the US is offering a special pay-per-view deal for those looking to watch Golovkin vs. Alvarez. Streaming the big fight will cost you a one-time fee of $79.99 through Sling TV.
The catch is that this streaming option is not available outside of the US. Don’t live in the US but you want to take advantage of this deal? Use a Virtual Private Network (VPN) to unblock Sling TV from anywhere in the world and watch Golovkin vs. Alvarez online!
Box Nation – Pay-per-view £16.95
Those looking to watch the fight in the UK (or from anywhere with a VPN!) will be happy to see that Box Nation will be showing it as part of it’s monthly subscription for £16.95 – significantly cheaper than Sling TV!
You’ll need a UK IP address in order to watch Box Nation. Those outside of the UK can use my VPN instructions to unblock Box Nation and watch Golovkin vs. Alvarez.
Can I Watch Golovkin Vs. Alvarez for Free Online?
If you don’t fancy paying anything to watch Golovkin vs. Alvarez, you can look around for some alternative (and mostly illegal) streams.
While streaming the fight for free sounds nice on paper, getting caught using these illegal streams isn’t so pleasant. Using a VPN while you stream gives you increased protection against your Internet Service Provider (ISP) tracking your activity and reporting you for copyright violations.
Check out the official /r/boxingstreams subreddit for more information on how you can watch Golovkin vs. Alvarez for free.
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Gennady Golovkin Vs. Canelo Alvarez Fight: Need to Know
Where Is It?
Golovkin vs. Alvarez will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The arena is located just steps away from the MGM Grand, New York-New York, Excalibur, and Luxor hotels and casinos on the Vegas Strip.
Canelo Vs. GGG: Undercard
- Ryan Martin (19-0) vs. Francisco Rojo (20-2)
- Randy Caballero (24-0) vs. Diego De La Hoya (19-0)
- Joseph Diaz (24-0) vs. Jorge Lara (29-0)
Canelo Vs. GGG: The Odds
- Golovkin win – 4/6
- Canelo win – 6/5
- Golovkin decision – 10/3
- Canelo decision – 7/4
- Golovkin KO – 13/8
- Canelo KO – 8/1
- Draw – 22/1
Most betting expert seem to agree that this fight will be the true boxing match of the year (especially after Mayweather vs. McGregor). I think it is safe to assume we are in for a heck of a fight on Saturday! Who is your pick to win this epic battle? Let me know in the comments below!
IMAGE CREDIT: HBO Boxing
IMAGE CREDIT: T-Mobile Arena