Photos: Canelo, Golovkin - Face To Face at Post-Fight Presser!

No sooner did boxing's biggest star Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) dispatch Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) in a dominant shutout victory over 12 rounds at the sold-out T-Mobile Arena on presented live on HBO Pay-Per-View, than the middleweight superstar announced that boxing's biggest fight - a showdown with Gennady "GGG" Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs) - would take place on Mexican Independence Day weekend on September 16. Canelo beat Chavez, Jr. from pillar to post, earning a unanimous decision with all three judges scoring the fight 120-108. Photos by Tom Hogan/Hoganphotos and Rick Reeno/

The two boxers came together at a post fight press conference, going face to face for the media in attendance and explaining the long road to their fight.

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Celebrities in attendance for the sell out crowd of 20,510 at T-Mobile Arena for Canelo vs. Chavez, Jr. included Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, Bernard Hopkins, Golden Boy Promotions business partner and future Hall of Famer, Julio Cesar Chavez, Sr., Mexican boxing legend and father to Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr.

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And, former professional boxer and world champion Evander Holyfield, former three-division world champion Marco Antonio "Baby-faced Assasin" Barrera, former four-division world champion Erik "El Terrible" Morales, four-division world champion Juan Manuel "Dinamita" Marquez, WBC Diamond, WBA and Ring Magazine Lightweight World Champion Jorge "El Niño De Oro" Linares, former WBC Super Featherweight World Champion Francisco "El Bandido" Vargas, Middleweight world champion Gennady "GGG" Golovkin, two-division world champion Andre Ward.

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And, UFC fighters Nate and Nick Diaz, comedian Dave Chapelle, musician and actor Ice Cube, Mexican singer, songwriter and actor Pepe Aguilar, EXTRA television host Mario Lopez, Mexican actor and model Gabriel Soto, Mexican regional artist Regulo Caro, Mexican regional artist Gerardo Ortiz, Mexican actress Geraldine Bazan, singer, songwriter and actress Paula DeAnda.

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"I feel very excited; in September, it will be a different style-a big drama show," said Golovkin. "I'm ready. Tonight, first congrats to Canelo and his team. Right now, I think everyone is excited for September. Canelo looked very good tonight, and 100 percent he is the biggest challenge of my career. Good luck to Canelo in September."

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Scipio2009 on 05-12-2017

[QUOTE=DominiBox;17666921]First paragraph is a fair point. But I keep my position on GGG. Let's make a friendly bet. All your points. Canelo wins and I'll triple your current amount.[/QUOTE] So what's the bet? Golovkin throttles Alvarez is 6 rounds, or…

Comment by DominiBox on 05-12-2017

[QUOTE=Scipio2009;17651948]... Chavez Jr is significantly bigger than Golovkin is, with arguably a sturdier chin (Chavez Jr has fought at light heavyweight, against a legit puncher, while Golovkin and his camp seem terrified of moving from 160lbs). You add that Golovkin…

Comment by Someone88 on 05-09-2017

YEES! I can't wait for this great fight!

Comment by texasboi15 on 05-07-2017

[QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;17651150][B][SIZE="3"]Didn't realize this was a shallow, superficial fashion site? or Get lost, Bloke.[/SIZE][/B][/QUOTE] [B][SIZE="5"]Shut the fck up DORK when it comes to the Mayweathers it's:[/SIZE][/B] [QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;17642838][B][SIZE="3"]Looks like Floyd in drag.[/SIZE][/B][/QUOTE] [QUOTE=MisanthropicNY;17461345][B][SIZE="3"]I'll put up Uncle Roger's dental work money...[/SIZE][/B][/QUOTE]…

Comment by Rockybigblower on 05-07-2017

[QUOTE=Sparked_26;17651018]Rubbish suit Canelo has. It probably cost thousands but he every much looks like he's a teenager wearing his first suit. He normally dresses quite well.[/QUOTE] Weird that you say that as i was thinking the opposite...i thought canelo looked…

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