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We previously reported that Canelo Alvarez was set to face Billy Joe Saunders on May 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

But it seems that fight has been put to the back burner.

According to The Athletic, Canelo has now switched gears and will fight Gennady Golovkin for a third time.


While it has not yet been made official, the fight is expected to take place on September 12, 2020.

Furthermore, it will go down at the famed AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas, which plays host to NFL’s Dallas Cowboys and can seat over 90,000 fans.

In their first classic fight, the men fought to a split draw.

A year later, Alvarez defeated Golovkin via decision.

Both bouts were instant classic, so we shouldn’t expect anything less with this third championship slug fests.

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