Since losing to Floyd Mayweather in 2013, Canelo Alvarez has gone 15-1-1. The draw came against Gennadiy Golovkin in 2017, the first of two times they competed against one another. With one win over Golovkin in their second fight, Canelo will look to go 2-0-1 against the middleweight king in the trilogy.
There’s a lot at stake for the PPV King as Canelo’s status as undisputed super-middleweight champion is on the line on September 17 when he faces his bitter rival GGG. The fight will be held inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
It has always been a lucrative ordeal when the two clash. The Sporting News looks into the purse history of both men, and what they are expected to earn following fight night.
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Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 purse, prize money
Per Sports Zion, Canelo will be making a base salary of $10 million. As champion, Canelo will earn more via the PPV bonus. It is believed he will earn about $65 million+ total.
Golovkin will be making $8 million. Including the PPV bonus, Golovkin could end up taking home over $43 million.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin purse history
Per Celebrity Net Worth, Canelo earned $40 million in the first fight against Gennadiy Golovkin and $30 million in the rematch.
Per Celebrity Net Worth, Golovkin earned about $22 million from the first fight and about $30 million in the second fight.
What is Canelo Alvarez’s net worth?
Per Celebrity Net Worth, Canelo Alvarez has a net worth of around $180 million in 2022. In 2018, he signed a $365 million contract with DAZN and Golden Boy. Eventually, Canelo filed a lawsuit against DAZN and Golden Boy and accused both of a breach of contract. He requested damages of up to $280 million following disagreements of potential opponents and payments.
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After performing for other promotions over his last few fights, Canelo signed a near-$85 million deal to return to DAZN to fight Dmitry Bivol and Golovkin.
What is Gennadiy Golovkin’s net worth?
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Golovkin is worth $30 million.
In 2019, Golovkin signed a three-year, 6-fight agreement worth around $100 million with DAZN. He has fought four times since due to injuries and the COVID-19 pandemic.
When is Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3?
- Date: Saturday, September 17
- Main card: 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST | 10 a.m. AEST (Sunday)
- Main Event: 12 a.m. ET | 5 a.m. BST | 2 p.m. …….