Gennady Golovkin is in'fantastic shape according to David Haye
15 September, 2018, 20:23
The fight last fall ended in a swirl of controversy after judge Dave Moretti scored it 115-113 for Golovkin; while Don Trella saw it a 114-114 and Adelaide Byrd favored Alvarez 118-110.
Golovkin, the unbeaten WBA, WBC and IBO champion, will be chasing a place in boxing history as he attempts to make a record-breaking 21st consecutive defense of his middleweight crowns against Mexican idol Alvarez at a sold-out T-Mobile Arena.
The bad blood between the pair has grown since Alvarez was temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in April for testing positive for the banned substance clenbuterol, forcing a postponement of their planned May 5 rematch. Judge Adalaide Byrd scored the fight 118-110 Alvarez over GGG, who many thought was the victor.
"You couldn't deny there was some injection marks on his hands and his arms".
With one less world title on the line, talks between Golovkin's promoter, Tom Loeffler, and Canelo's handler, Oscar De La Hoya, became increasingly ill-tempered in the months that followed - and the fighters followed suit.
For the most part, the animosity between the two men has had a ring of authenticity about it. "It's a little bit different this time, but I believe it will be a big fight for the fans".
"Those are the excuses that they are making because of what is coming on Saturday, which is a loss for them".
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I don't know (the chances) he told me other things, he told me he wants to play but I don't know, I have to speak to him again. Cardiff went into the global break with a 3-2 loss to Arsenal , a game that earned the Gunners their second win of the season.
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The iPhone Xc or Xr is also expected to feature an LCD screen , opposed to the OLED displays on the iPhone Xs and Xs Max . Apple stated that the iPhone XS will give you 30 minutes longer in your day than iPhone X thanks to an improved battery .
A live preview show (9pm-9.30pm) and subsequent build-up to the first fight (11.30pm-12.45am) with BT Sport pundits David Haye, Steve Bunce and Richie Woodhall will be available to all existing BT Sport subscribers on BT Sport 1 HD, BTSport.com (via this link) and the BT Sport app.
"I got excited and motivated by the fans", Alvarez said through an interpreter.
"I know it's going to be a tough fight", Alvarez said. He will make his second title defense against Brandon Cook (20-1, 13 KOs), 32, of Toronto, who weighed 153.2 pounds.
In their first meeting, Alvarez fought cagily, deftly slipping away on the ropes and consistently circling to the left to avoid the Kazakh's fearsome jab. Alvarez's official purse is $5 million, and Golovkin's is $4 million. Golovkin and Alvarez put on a real fight that had a little bit of everything - except a victor. Alvarez said he thought he won seven or eight rounds, while Golovkin disagreed.
Golovkin trainer Abel Sanchez hopes he does just that.
"This fight means a lot to me because of all that has happened and all that has been said", Alvarez said.
Oddsmakers are expecting the fight to go the distance again. "He would have got knocked out the first time, but he decided to make it a track meet".
Johnny Avello, executive director of the Wynn race and sports books, said if the fight went off on Friday that he'd need the underdog. "Every night before bed I visualize what I'm going to do, which is to get a knockout".
The American government is ready to deal with the aftermath of the hurricane but people should get out of the way, Trump said. Hurricane Florence hit Wilmington as a category 1 storm causing widespread damage and flooding along the Carolina coastline.
Video taken in several towns in the Carolinas showed emergency personnel wading through thigh-high water. After landfall, Florence slowed to a pace that meant it would plague the area with days of flooding.
Overall, unsafe storm surge is possible all the way from Edisto Beach, South Carolina , to the North Carolina/Virginia border. The hurricane came ashore early on Friday, pounding the state with torrential rain and high winds.
More than a million people along the coastlines of North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate. More than 12,000 people were in shelters in North Carolina and 400 in Virginia, where the forecast was less dire.
Southeast coast. "Even if you have a slow season, it only takes one storm to really have an impact and cause a lot of damage". It's very important we work together as a team. "And now it looks like we're going to get way more than we need".
Marked his first start for the Toffees last time out with an assist, and is likely to start again this weekend. Maurizio Sarri is open to the idea of former captain John Terry joining the Chelsea coaching staff.
He was convicted last month of eight financial crimes in a separate trial in Virginia and faces 7-10 years in prison in that case. He will not go on trial after all after having reached a plea agreement with the Justice Department. "It is totally unrelated".
Wednesday, the Category 4 storm was about 435 miles southeast of Wilmington, N.C., and moving northwest at about 16 mph. Almost 1000 prisoners in SC will not be moved from their cells, despite a mandatory evacuation order in the area.
There is, so far, no full exit deal and it is uncertain whether May can push an agreement through the British parliament. Mrs May last month hailed her Chequers plan as a document that "delivers on the Brexit people voted for".
However, Guardiola has since refuted those claims and hinted that he was actually misquoted. 'After, it is the club and the agent. Guardiola, whose side host Fulham on Sunday, said: "He's not fit for tomorrow, but he's progressing well".
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The evacuation order for the Lowcountry is lifted as Tropical Storm Florence moves out of the coast areas and into the Midlands. More than a million people along the coastlines of North Carolina , South Carolina and Virginia have been ordered to evacuate.
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The 51-year-old battled relentlessly, but his efforts went unrewarded and his team found themselves 2-0 down at half-time. Weah, who became the first African victor of the Ballon d'Or in 1995, was elected president of Liberia last December.
Hurricane Florence makes landfall in North Carolina
Emergency declarations were in force in Georgia, South and North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland and the District of Columbia. At least 12,000 people had taken refuge in 126 emergency shelters, Cooper said, with more facilities being opened.