It’s happening 12 months longer than most boxing fans would have hoped, but on Saturday night, the world should finally receive a decisive answer to the question of who is the better boxer between unified middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) and Canelo Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs). The two fought to a controversial split decision back in 2017, and they were expected to fight again in May. Alvarez was suspended six months and not cleared to fight at that date, though, after the Mexican power puncher failed two steroid tests that he claimed were triggered by the inadvertent ingestion of tainted meat.

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In the meantime, Golovkin brutalized Vanes Martirosyan on that May date, setting the stage for Saturday’s fight. Not only are Golvokin’s unified WBA (super), WBC and WBO middleweight titles on the line, he and Alvarez will be fighting for the vacant Ring and lineal middleweight titles.

With so much going down ahead of the fight, let’s take a look at everything you need to know before Canelo and GGG meet inside the squared circle in Las Vegas

Fight information

Date: Saturday, Sept. 15 | Time: 8 p.m. ET (5 p.m. PT)
Location: T-Mobile Arena — Las Vegas, Nevada
TV: PPV (via HBO) | Price: $84.99
Cable providers: Cox, DirecTV, Dish, Optimum, AT&T U-verse, Xfinity, Verizon Fios, Spectrum, Frontier, SuddenLink, Mediacom Xtream
Live stream: FITE.tv

Canelo vs. GGG 2 fight card

Gennady Golovkin (c) -155

Canelo Alvarez +125

Unified middleweight championship

Jaime Munguia (c) -5000

Brandon Cook +1400

WBO junior middleweight championship

David Lemieux -190

Gary O’Sullivan +155

Middleweight

Roman Gonzalez -1600

Moises Fuentes +800

Junior bantamweight

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