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Golovkin vs. Canelo rematch happening

14 June 2018 09:24 119

ASTANA. KAZINFORM - Gennady ‘GGG' Golovkin vs. Saule ‘Canelo' Alvarez rematch is happening, Kazinform has learnt from

On Wednesday it was confirmed that Gennady Golovkin (38-0-1, 34 KOs) accepted revised financial offer from the Golden Boy Promotions for a rematch with Canelo (49-1-2, 34 KOs).

It hasn't been immediately revealed what revenue split Golovkin agreed to, but earlier he had rejected the 57.5-42.5 offer from Canelo's team.

"I'm happy to inform that we have a fight September 15!!!!" De La Hoya of Golden Boy Promotions tweeted.

The rematch will take place on September 15 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas as the previous fight.

Recall that the first Golovkin vs. Canelo encounter on September 16, 2017 ended in a controversial draw.