Blow-by-blow updates, highlights and analysis

For the first time since March 2014 Canelo Alvarez will step into the ring after a loss on Saturday at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. And although he was dominated for 12 rounds by Dmitry Bivol in May, Alvarez still believes he is the best fighter in the world because of the risk he took moving up a division to face the undefeated light heavyweight champion.

As it stands, Alvarez’s record is 57-2 with two draws. However, many believe any of those wins should be a loss and the man who is said to have been robbed of that win will challenge him for a third time on Saturday night.

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin gets his third shot at the Mexican superstar, but this time all of Alvarez’s super middleweight belts are at stake – a weight class Golovkin has never fought in. Their first fight of 2017 ended in a shared tie (118–110 Alvarez, 115–113 Golovkin, and 114–114). Then, a year later, Alvarez won the rematch via majority decision (115–113, 115–113, and 114–114) in an even closer bout. On Saturday, Golovkin moves up to the 168-pound division to challenge undisputed champion Alvarez in a five-year trilogy.

At BetMGM, Alvarez is a -500 favorite to beat Golovkin, with “GGG” coming in at +375. Alvarez has +150 to win by KO/TKO/DQ and +110 to win by decision. Golovkin, who turned 40 in April, has +800 to win by KO/TKO/DQ. He is +700 to win by decision.

In the co-main event, WBC super flyweight champion Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez (16-0) will defend his title against the unheralded Israel Gonzales (28-4-1, 11 KOs). Ali Akhmedov and Gabriel Rosado clash in a 10 round super middleweight match. Opening the pay-per-view are middleweights Austin Williams and Kieron Conway in a 10-rounder.

Yahoo Sports’ Kevin Iole is ringside for the show at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, so make sure to follow our live tracker below for the latest updates and analysis.

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All odds via BetMGM.

Super Middleweight: Canelo Alvarez -500 vs. Gennadiy Golovkin +375

Super Flyweight: Jesse Rodriguez defeated. Israel Gonzalez by unanimous decision (118-109, 117-110, 114-113)

Super Middleweight: Ali Akhmedov def. Gabriel Rosado by unanimous decision (100-90, 100-90, 100-90)

Middleweight: Austin Williams def. Kieron Conway by unanimous decision (96-93, 97-92, 97-92)

Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a ceremonial weigh-in Friday, September 16, 2022 in Las Vegas.  The two will compete in a super middleweight title match in Las Vegas on Saturday.  (AP Photo/John Locher)

Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin pose during a ceremonial weigh-in Friday, September 16, 2022 in Las Vegas. The two will compete in a super middleweight title match in Las Vegas on Saturday. (AP Photo/John Locher)

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