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Canelo vs. GGG Fight: When is it, What Time Does it Start and Who Will Win?

Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin will step into the ring in what many expect will be the boxing fight of the year this Saturday in Las Vegas. Here's all the information you need to know.

If Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather were the appetizer, then get ready to sink your teeth into the main course. 

In the world of prize fighting, there is no fight that has boxing purists and fans alike salivating at the mouth more than this weekend's highly anticipated clash between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.

In the boxing world, this is a true "superfight." The problem is, not a lot of casual fans know anything about either fighter.

This is a shame.

After having to sit through four press conferences around the world, watching Mayweather shout "hard work!" repeatedly, followed by McGregor dancing around the stage making insensitive remarks, experiencing two fighters who don't want to talk, simply step into the ring and knock each other's heads off is a welcome reprieve. 

Since touching down in Las Vegas a couple days ago, I've experienced countless people who know that there's a fight, and that's a big deal, but simply have no clue who either fighter is.

Blame that on the promotional teams behind each pound-for-pound top fighter, or blame that on the personalities of the men themselves. Either way, that's what we're here fore and here's what you need to know about each fighter.

Canelo Alvarez:

At 5-feet, 9-inches tall, Alvarez hails from Mexico and is currently seen and ranked as the best Mexican fighter in the world.

Despite being just 27 years of age, Canelo has already accomplished so much, fighting 51 professional fights with an impressive record of 49-1-1, with his only loss coming at the hands of Floyd Mayweather Jr. in 2013.

Gennady Golovkin:

Golovkin, also known around the globe as "GGG," stands at 5-feet, 10-inches tall, and is widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. 

The middleweight champion holds four different titles at the moment and is a perfect 37-0 as a professional boxer, and broke the boxing record for consecutive knockouts with 23 in a row in 2016.

The 35-year-old fighter currently resides in Los Angeles, and with age and time not on his side, is seen as possibly having lost a step as he won his last fight by unanimous decision and not by knockout.

There is only one loss between the two fighters, and each of their strengths play directly into each other. Both boxers are known as power punchers, and two of the best in the world in that regard.

There is little to no doubt that each man will stand toe-to-toe in the ring and look for the knockout. That should provide fans, both casual and diehard alike, plenty of action in what could be the fight of the year.

It's not too late to either order the fight on HBO Boxing PPV, or fly to Las Vegas to catch the flight live. Thanks to companies like JetSuiteX you can jump on a private jet for as low as $250 round trip, and fly to Vegas for the fight on Saturday night and be back in the comforts of your home by Sunday afternoon. No lines, no security, and plenty of luxury.   

Unlike the McGregor and Mayweather fight, everything is on the line for this fight as the WBA, WBC, IBF and The Ring belts are all up for grabs to the winner. 

Here's all the details you need to know for the fight:

Date: Saturday, Sept. 16

Time: Undercard starts at 5:00PM PST and main event is scheduled for around 7:50PM PST.

Location: T-Mobile Arena – Las Vegas, Nevada

PPV: HBO PPV for $79.99

Odds: Golovkin -155 

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