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Canelo Alvarez vs Genaddy Golovkin III Odds

Canelo Alvarez Gennady Golovkin

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).

Canelo Alvarez

Strengths:

  • 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

Weaknesses:

  • Can be overly patient
  • Loads up on punches too often
  • Better at long and mid-range than in the trenches
  • Short for a middleweight

Gennady Golovkin

Strengths

  • 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…

Weaknesses:

  • 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

Canelo Alvarez

From: Guadalajara, Mexico

Ht. 5’8″

Wt. 175 est.

Age: 30

Reach: 70″

Gennady Golovkin

Ht. 5’10 1/2″

Wt. 170 est.

Age: 38

Reach: 70″

GGG’s record is 40-1-1, 35 knockouts.




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