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THREE WEEKS AFTER the cartoonishly hyped but surprisingly good showdown between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Conor McGregor comes the Sept. 16 middleweight unification bout between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin at T-Mobile Arena. The latter matchup doesn't have the intergalactic buzz or big money of the former, but it wins on boxing bona fides.

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MAYWEATHER-MCGREGOR

VS.

ÁLVAREZ-GOLOVKIN

20,000

ARENA CAPACITY

20,000

13,094

SEATS SOLD

20,000

$4,231

AVG. TICKET PRICE

$3,289

$19,930

HIGHEST TICKET PRICE

$20,000

$99.95

PAY-PER-VIEW COST (HD)

$79.99

$130 MILLION

PURSE

$30 MILLION*

50--1

COMBINED RECORD

86-1-1

MAYWEATHER, 50--0

UNDEFEATED PARTICIPANT

GOLOVKIN, 37--0

9

COMBINED TITLES

7

1

SUITS WITH NSFW MESSAGES

0

*Projected