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Canelo vs GGG Back At T-Mobile Arena For Rematch May 5th

*LOS ANGELES *(Feb. 22, 2018) – Lineal and *Ring *Magazine Middleweight
World Champion *Canelo Alvarez *(49-1-2, 34 KOs) and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO
Middleweight World Champion *Gennady “GGG” Golovkin* (37-0-1, 33 KOs) will
return to
*T-Mobile Arena* in Las Vegas for a highly anticipated rematch on Cinco de
Mayo. The first fight between the two world-class athletes sold out in only
two weeks, and tickets will surely be in even higher demand as both
fighters have promised they will not leave the rematch in the judges’
hands. Canelo vs. GGG 2 will take place Saturday, May 5 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.

Tickets for Canelo vs. GGG 2 will go on sale Tuesday, Feb. 27 at 10:00 a.m.
PT, and are priced at $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800, $700, $500 and
$300, not including applicable service charges and taxes. There will be a
limit of 10 per person at the $5,000, $2,500, $2,000, $1,500, $800 and $700
price levels with a limit of two (2) per person at the $500 and $300 price
levels. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call 888-9-AXS-TIX
(888-929-7849). Tickets also will be available for purchase at

or www.axs.com


The two fighters will meet for the first time since last September’s
controversial draw at an event at Microsoft Square at L.A. LIVE Tuesday,
Feb. 27. More details will be announced shortly.

“I am happy to return for the fourth time at T-Mobile Arena for this
historic rematch against [Gennady] Golovkin,” said *Canelo.* “I opened the
doors of this place to the world of boxing, and it has become my favorite
venue. This is where the fight started, and this is where I’ll end it by
doing what I and my fans most desire: knocking him out.”

“It feels right that the rematch returns to the scene of the crime,” said
*Golovkin. *”This time there will be no drama with a decision. I won the
first fight and left the ring as world champion wearing all the belts. And
I am going to win the second fight. It is going to be a record fight and a
golden night for me and boxing at T-Mobile Arena.”

Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions, *Oscar De La Hoya, *said, “There
is no better place to host the historic rematch between Canelo and Golovkin
than T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Las Vegas on a fight weekend during Cinco
de Mayo is electric, and I know fans will travel from around the world to
be here to participate in the celebratory atmosphere. Historic boxing
matches like Canelo vs. GGG 2 belong in a place like Las Vegas, which
offers fans the full and rich experience they are looking for on a big
fight weekend.”

“The last time they met in the ring, the tie went to the runner