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Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight a sellout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight a sellout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

It took less than two weeks for the Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin fight to sell out T-Mobile Arena.

The anticipated Sept. 16 middleweight title fight between Kazakhstan’s Los Angeles-based Golovkin (37-0, 33 knockouts) and Mexico’s popular former two-division world champion Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) marks Golovkin’s first bout in Las Vegas as he defends his World Boxing Council, World Boxing Assn. and International Boxing Federation belts.

Ringside seats sold for $5,000.

Alvarez, who’ll turn 27 on July 18, opened the arena last year with a sixth-round knockout of England’s Amir Khan, then returned in May to dominate countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. by unanimous...

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