Hoping to catch the fight today? Here’s how to watch Canelo vs GGG live in the UK, including details on the time and date.
Canelo vs GGG: What is it?
Canelo vs GGG is a major middleweight bout that’s generated no shortage of hype.
Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez is a three-time world champion in two weight classes, hailing from Guadalajara, Mexico. He has been ranked as both best active boxer and best light middleweight boxer, pound-for-pound.
Opposite Canelo is Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin, a Kazakh fighter who’s better known by the pseudonym GGG – or sometimes Triple G. He’s also been ranked as the world’s best middleweight boxer, and currently holds the unified WBA (Super), WBC, IBF and IBO middleweight titles.
The Canelo vs GGG odds are as follows, according to OddsChecker:
- Golovkin (4/6)
- Draw (25/1)
- Alvarez (6/4)
Alverez vs Gennady Golovkin: What time is the fight?
The fight is taking place in Las Vegas over in the United States, which means it’ll be airing in the UK at an ungodly hour.
Brits will have to tune in at around 3.30am (or even 4am, depending on the undercard bouts) in the early morning of Sunday, September 17.
Canelo vs GGG Live Stream: How to watch online
The easiest (legal) way to watch the Canelo vs Golovkin fight is through Box Nation, which will set you back £16.95 for the single PPV event. It’s channel 490 on Sky, or you can watch on the Box Nation website.
Alternatively, existing BoxNation subscribers will get the fight included as part of their subscription (although this excludes those who get the channel free with BT Sport on Sky TV).
To purchase the fight using your Sky remote control:
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- Press Box Office, select Sports and Events
- Use the arrow keys to highlight the event
- Press select to access the buy screen
- Press select to confirm your order
- Enter your PIN if prompted
- Feel free to record the fight
As a Sky customer, you’re able to subscribe to Box nation for £12 per month, plus an £8 registration fee:
To purchase the fight using your Virgin remote control:
- Go to On Demand
- Select Pay Per View > Live Events > Current and Bookable Events
- Buy the fight for £16.95
- Watch the event by going to On Demand > Your Rentals > Live Events
It’s also possible to watch the fight on TalkTalk channel 415, or via Connected Freeview.
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