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Photos: Canelo vs. Golovkin PPV Undercard - Final Presser

More than 20,000 fans at T-Mobile Arena and millions watching on Pay-Per-View will be treated to a stacked undercard line-up in support of the Sept. 16 showdown between lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs). Photos by Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos.

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In the co-main event, Joseph “JoJo” Diaz, Jr. (24-0, 13 KOs) of South El Monte, Calif. will take an important step towards a world title opportunity when he takes on Rafael "Big Bang" Rivera (25-0-2, 16 KOs) of Mexico in a 12-round WBC Featherweight title eliminator.

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Also on the Pay-Per-View telecast will be a battle between two undefeated contenders in the Golden Boy stable. Former IBF World Bantamweight Champion Randy “El Matador” Caballero (24-0, 14 KOs) will face WBC Youth World Super Bantamweight Champion Diego De La Hoya (19-0, 9 KOs) in a 10-round super bantamweight battle for Caballero’s NABF Super Bantamweight title.

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Opening the Pay-Per-View telecast, lightweight contenders Ryan "Blue Chip" Martin (19-0, 11 KOs), and Francisco Rojo (20-2, 13 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico will battle it out for Ryan's WBC Continental Americas and the vacant WBA Intercontinental lightweight titles.

The non-televised undercard is stacked with action-packed bouts featuring Golden Boy Promotions’ strongest contenders and prospects.

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Jesus Rojas (25-1-2, 18 KOs) of Caguas, Puerto Rico and Claudio Marrero (22-1, 16 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic will clash in a 12-round fight for the vacant WBA Featherweight Title. Vergil Ortiz (6-0, 6 KOs) of Dallas, Texas will take on Cesar Valenzuela (7-1, 2 KOs) of Phoenix, Ariz. in a scheduled six-round super lightweight fight. Marlen Esparza, the 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist will take on Tania Cosme (5-6-1, 1 KO) of Denver, Colorado. Serhii Bohachuk (4-0, 4 KOs) of Los Angeles will fight in a scheduled four-round welterweight fight against an opponent that will be named shortly in the evening’s first bout.

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Canelo vs. Golovkin is a 12-round fight for the middleweight championship of the world presented by Golden Boy Promotions and GGG Promotions and sponsored by Tecate "BORN BOLD"; Hennessy, Never Stop, Never Settle; O’Reilly Auto Parts. Better Parts, Better Prices…everyday!; Fred Loya Insurance; Interjet; Thor: Ragnarok; Fathom Events; Tsesnabank; and Capital Holdings. The event will take place Saturday, Sept. 16 at T-Mobile Arena and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at a special time of 8:00 p.m. ET/5:00 p.m. PT.

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User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Sup on 09-16-2017

What channel are the fights that aren't on the PPV broadcast? Or will there be an official stream?

Comment by Eff Pandas on 09-14-2017

[QUOTE=Aztekkas;18046462]I enjoyed the WV2 fight and thought he took it convincingly if I recall correctly. He also KO'd a vet and wily journeyman in Tamayo in a couple rounds so idk. [B]I just don't see anything special in JJ[/B]. I…

Comment by Aztekkas on 09-14-2017

[QUOTE=Eff Pandas;18046436]Idk about that. He's got one of the most bs manufactured undefeated records I've seen in a minute. 11 of his 25 wins are over guys with no wins on their record, only 7 of his 28 opponents had…

Comment by icha on 09-14-2017

[QUOTE=Eff Pandas;18046309]Great undercard for a PPV. JoJo Diaz in a feature fight. Was in a real fight but opponent fell out. What can you do?!?! Caballero vs DDLH in the best undercard fight of the show that I think could…

Comment by Eff Pandas on 09-14-2017

[QUOTE=Aztekkas;18046313]Good fights. [B]I got Rafael pulling off the upset.[/B] DLH takes it.[/QUOTE] Idk about that. He's got one of the most bs manufactured undefeated records I've seen in a minute. 11 of his 25 wins are over guys with no…

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