The attention to detail that has defined the careers of Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin was seen again Friday when each weighed in precisely at the middleweight limit of 160 pounds.
Now for the matter of their defining bout.
Boxing fans’ most anticipated fight since Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Manny Pacquiao in 2015 is expected to fulfill the great expectations of purists who’ve longed to see how the former two-division champion Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 knockouts) will confront the power-punching strategies of Golovkin (37-0, 33 KOs).
The informed thinking regarding the championship bout is that each man will bring out the best in each other. Whether that triggers a sudden...