Canelo Alvarez vs Genaddy Golovkin III Odds
By Brad Marchetti: Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golvkin will fight a rubber match to find out who is the baddest hombre in boxing. Alvarez vs. Golovkin Odds have Canelo as a chalky -260 betting favorite. The first fight was listed at even money and ended in a draw with many in the boxing media giving Golovkin the slight nod.
The rematch had Golovkin as a -170 favorite, but the +140 underdog Canelo took the fight to GGG and won a close majority decision. Can the aging GGG turn in one more spectacular performance? Will Canelo dominate with his youth and reflexes?
Alvarez vs. Golvkin Odds have Canelo at -260 Bet $260 to win $100 profit for $360 total payout).
- Developed into a big middleweight with powerful upper-body strength
- Long armed with a rapier-like jab
- Huge power in both hands
- Very fast hands, In physical prime with excellent stamina and athleticism
- One of the slickest fighters in boxing
- Warrior with an iron chin
- Picture perfect technique, Bodysnatcher that rips hooks and uppercuts to vital organs with sniper-like accuracy
- Can be overly patient
- Loads up on punches too often
- Better at long and mid-range than in the trenches
- Short for a middleweight
- Arguably the hardest puncher in boxing pound-4-pound
- Suffocating pressure fighter that destroys the body when in range
- Cuts off the ring as well as anyone in the sport
- Punishing jab can control fights
- Excellent chin tucked behind a high guard
- Blocks punches on the gloves with airtight defense
- Excellent at controlling distance with timing
- Has never been seriously hurt with a granite chin and steely abdominal strength…
- Good but not great speed
- Limited head movement
- Questionable trainer
- Tread on the tires is thinning at 38 years old
- Will take a shot to land one…
The Pick: Canelo via split decision
Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin Tale-Of-The-Tape
From: Guadalajara, Mexico
Wt. 175 est.
Ht. 5’10 1/2″
Wt. 170 est.
GGG’s record is 40-1-1, 35 knockouts.
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