All eyes can be on Canelo Alvarez on September 30 as he’ll tackle Jermell Charlo for the tremendous middleweight titles. The occasion will happen on the T-Cell Area in Paradise, Nevada.
The primary card for the Saturday occasion is anticipated to start out at 5 pm PT, 8 pm ET, and 12 am GMT (on Sunday). The ring walks for the extremely anticipated most important occasion will happen round 8 pm PT, 11 pm ET, and 6 am GMT (on Sunday).
Coming into the battle, Canelo Alvarez is using a two-fight win streak with back-to-back victories over Gennady Golovkin and John Ryder. Previous to that, the 33-year-old suffered his first loss since September 2013 as he got here up brief in opposition to Dmitry Bivol in Might 2022.
Jermell Charlo, however, has been undefeated in his final 5 skilled outings and has an total document of 35-1-1.
In the meantime, Alvarez’s former opponent Bivol just lately chimed in on the battle on social media. The Russian boxer stated that he expects Alvarez to emerge victorious within the battle. Bivol additionally expressed pleasure at the opportunity of Charlo profitable as he wished to compete in a title unification bout in opposition to him at 168 kilos.
“It should be an attention-grabbing battle. I believe Canelo ought to win. However I can be completely satisfied if Charlo wins. I’m curious about a unification battle at 168 [pounds].”
Bernard Hopkins doesn’t share the identical opinion as Bivol because the boxing legend picked Jermell Charlo to get his hand raised in opposition to Canelo Alvarez come battle night time.
“[Charlo] has a legit probability. He has an 85% plus probability of beating Canelo. Why? As a result of, to my understanding, he’s not entering into there to show one thing, which might fall into Canelo’s arms. However he’s going to go in there and let him know, set up within the first spherical. That he belongs, he’s robust and he’s going to point out him that his time got here and gone.”
Take a look at Bernard Hopkins’ prediction for Canelo Alvarez vs. Jermell Charlo beneath (8:40):