It's been said that the anticipation for an event is often greater than the event itself. Like the foreplay before losing your virginity and then - whoops - it's over. Or going to watch a Mark Wahlberg movie. But Canelo vs. Golovkin may be even better than you expect.
If you'd rather watch a competitive fight than a competitive press conference, save your dollars for September 16, when Mexican megastar and Ring Magazine middleweight champion, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (49-1-1, 34KO), takes on Gennady Golovkin (37-0, 33KO), holder of the WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO titles.
Rumored for months, the biggest event in all of combat sports is official. Floyd Mayweather (49-0, 26KO) will take on UFC star, Conor McGregor (21-3, 18KO) - in a boxing match - on August 26 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. Don't confuse the size of the event with the competitiveness.
Ahmed Elbiali (15-0, 12KO) looks primed to be among the top light heavyweights in the world. He returns to the ring on Tuesday, July 18 at Rapides Coliseum in Alexandria, LA on Premier Boxing Champions' FS1's "Toe to Toe" Tuesdays, where he'll take on the hard-punching Leo Hall (8-2, 7KO).