Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse: Payout and Salaries

One of the most highly anticipated trilogies in the history of boxing is about to materialize as Canelo Alvarez takes on Gennady Golovkin in a super middleweight professional boxing bout for the undisputed super middleweight title. Here, we will help you find out the Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse, Payout and Salaries

Canelo vs GGG 3 is scheduled to be held on the 17th of September at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada, U.S. The last two fights between the pair took place in the same month of 2017 and 2018. The first fight was a draw, while Alvarez won the latest bout.

Canelo Alvarez has cemented himself as one of the greatest boxers of this generation with multiple world titles in four weight classes from light middleweight to light heavyweight. He is going into the fight week with a stunning record of 57-2-2. One of his losses came against Dimitry Bivol in the Mexican’s last fight in May this year. The other loss was handed to him by arguably the greatest boxer ever, Floyd “Money” Mayweather.

Gennady Golvokin, popularly known as GGG, is the IBF, IBO, and WBA (super) middleweight champion of the world. Despite hitting the age of 40 earlier this year, GGG continues to be a formidable opponent as proven by his last fight when he beat Ryōta Murata to retain his titles. Golvokin’s career record is almost flawless except for his 2 fights against Canelo where he lost one and drew the other. However, due to how extremely close contested the bouts were, many in the boxing world are of the opinion that GGG should’ve given the decision in at least one of the fights.

The hype for the trilogy is huge among boxing fans. This is about to be one of the biggest events of boxing in 2022. Matchroom boxing expects that the event will break all PPV records this year. The hype and the excitement translate well into the purse of the fighters. We will now analyze the fighters’ purses, payouts, and salaries ahead of the event on Sept 17.

Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse:

The event’s promotion, Matchroom Boxing is yet to reveal any official statement regarding the Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse. However, as the pair have matched up twice before, we can come up with an estimated purse for the event by analyzing payouts and salaries of their last bouts between each other and also against others. Here, you will know the Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse.

How much will Canelo Alvarez earn from the fight?

Canelo Alvarez is expected to make around $90.5 million as a total payout from the Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse, including a guaranteed purse and PPV bonus.

Eddie Hearn offered Canelo $85 million ($42.5 million per fight) million as a guaranteed purse for the two fights against Bivol and GGG. Canelo will also get an additional payout as a PPV bonus. If we look at the previous bouts of the pair, the PPV sales sky-rocketed, and as a result, both boxers bagged themselves 6-times of their base salary.

Considering the anticipation for the trilogy fight, it is safe to assume that a similar experience awaits us. In addition to the $42.5 million, Canelo is expected to receive another $50 million as a PPV bonus. 

How much will GGG earn from the fight?

According to our thorough research of GGG’s purse in previous fights, for his 3rd fight against Canelo, GGG will earn a total payout of $40 million from the Canelo vs Golovkin (GGG) 3 Purse.

Although Golovkin is a big name in the boxing world, his stardom is not on par with that of his opponent for Sept 17. Therefore, his guaranteed purse, although still huge, is less than Alvarez’s.

In the 2nd fight of the trilogy, the 41-year-old Kazakhstani boxer made $30 million with $5 million as a base salary. This time around his base salary is predicted to be $8 million. The biggest chunk of his total payout is expected to come from the PPV bonus. With the addition of the PPV share, we have estimated that GGG will bag himself at least $40 million for this trilogy fight.

Canelo Alvarez Net Worth:

According to Celebrity Net Worth, Canelo Alvarez’s net worth is currently $180 million.

Canelo, the world’s best active boxer, pound for pound, by BoxRec is regarded as the face of boxing at present. He is undoubtedly the biggest name among the active boxers, along with Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. 

His fame and star power help generate massive PPV. After so many years at the top, his net worth continues to reach new heights with every fight.

GGG Net Worth:

GGG boasts of a net worth of $30 million as per multiple reports.

Gennady Golvokin has been a professional boxer since 2006. In the 16 years of his illustrious career, he won a number of world championship titles. His accomplishment made him one of the greatest middleweights of the current era.

These accolades have helped him earn a fortune as well. According to Forbes, GGG has made $23 million in his career from his fight salaries alone. He still has 2 fights left in his $100 million for six fights deal with DAZN. The remaining two fights from this deal, along with the endorsement deal with Nike’s Jordan Brand, Hublot, Tecate, and Chivas Regal, will boost his net worth even further in the upcoming days.

How to watch Canelo vs GGG 3?

  • DAZN

To watch the fight, buy the subscription to DAZN for $19.99.

If you are from the USA, Canada, the UK, Ireland, Australia, and New Zealand, you will need to buy the PPV in addition to the subscription. The PPV costs $64.99 for current DAZN subscribers, and $84.99 for new subscribers, which includes a free month of DAZN

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