By Betting Buzz
IBO, WBC and WBA ‘Super’ World Middleweight Champion Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan has promised boxing fans another “big drama show” on September 15 when he defends his crowns against Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez in their highly-anticipated rematch.
The latest bet365 odds as of September 12 show the champion is favored to win the bout at 4/7 with Alvarez 11/8 and a draw/technical draw at 18/1.
The two fought to a highly-entertaining but controversial draw a year ago and are now ready to settle the score once and for all.
The 36-year-old Golovkin will put his undefeated record on the line as well as his belts as he climbs into the ring at 38-0-1 with 34 big knockouts, while the 28-year-old Alvarez is 49-1-2 and also has 34 KO’s. Both boxers say they don’t want to leave the result in the hands of the judges this time around and will be going for a stoppage.
As for the fight at the T-Mobile Center in Las Vegas going the distance, the odds are 2/5 yes and 7/4 no. The over/under is set at 9.5 rounds with the over 2/7 and under at 5/2. Fans can also wager on the round the fight will end as well as how it will end etc. Golovkin is 9/4 to win by stoppage with Alvarez 8/1. Both men have tremendous power as well as solid chins and even though Golovkin possesses the highest knockout ratio in middleweight championship history at 87%, the first fight went the full 12 rounds. Will this one too?
Note: Odds were correct at the time of publishing but are subject to change.