It has been known for a long time that a Boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and UFC champ Conor McGregor has been discussed seriously on several occasions.
Now the bout is finally closer than ever as both fighters have agreed to terms and a date but two things have to happen first.
Conor has to beat Khabib Nurmagomedov injury free and Canelo has to get past Gennady Golovkin with a win and injury free.
During yFriday morning’s “Business of Boxing” event in New York City, Golden Boy President Eric Gomez told fight sports entertainment that with a win over Gennady Golovkin, Canelo Alvarez is already set to fight at Madison Square Garden on Dec. 15. We spoke with a source inside of McGregor’s camp and they confirmed that he is also planning on Boxing December 15th in New York City, check it out:
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