Nearly precisely a yr on from their first struggle, which led to a contentious draw, the rivals will sq. off in Las Vegas.
Initially, the rematch was slated to occur in Could however that bout was postponed after Canelo examined constructive for clenbuterol and served a six-month PED ban.
A number of barbs have been aimed toward Canelo from Golovkin and his camp over that suspension, resulting in palpable stress earlier than the large struggle.
Golovkin has by no means been put down in his skilled profession, not to mention knocked out, however that has performed little to discourage Canelo’s perception.
“I visualize the knockout,” he advised Sporting Information. “Each evening I’m going to mattress visualizing what I’ll do to get the knockout.
“I do know it’ll be powerful, however it’s a matter of time.”
Requested if the verbal assaults had affected him, Canelo replied: “I’m offended, however I’ll use it in my favor on this struggle.
“For each motion, there is a response. They are not going to take me out of my sport plan on Saturday evening.”
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— Canelo Alvarez (@Canelo) September 10, 2018