But the bigger thing is the fight is finally here. Las Vegas sports books appear to be leaning towards the second group, as they have pegged GGG as the favorite. There is some truth to this: Canelo has undoubtedly impressed with a slew of sickening knockouts, firmly establishing himself as one of the sport's genuinely elite fighters; on the other hand, the seemingly invincible Golovkin has shown glimpses of fallibility against Kell Brook (barely) and Daniel Jacobs (more significantly).
The contest promises to be a fascinating one, and even the styles of the two fighters seem to complement one another, with Golovkin favouring an aggressive attacking approach and Alvarez preferring to sit back and hit on the counter.
The 35 year-old puts his clutch of belts on the line against Mexican superstar and natural successor to Floyd Mayweather's pound for pound crown, Canelo Alvarez this weekend with a history-making feat on his mind. And Canelo, he's a very special guy.
"Going on their past few performances I think that Canelo is only getting better and will get the win". I'm just more focused.
"I feel good and I am ready for anybody".
'I believe the middleweight division will come back. Right now for us it's huge. I remember a lot of great champions, like Carlos Monzon, Sugar Ray Leonard, Marvin Hagler, Bernard Hopkins.
"It's great to be fighting three-minute rounds again as this made a big difference in Leeds and I'm hoping for a similar outcome this time". I'm going to do and use whatever I need to be one step ahead of Gennady in the ring.
"This is without doubt the boxing event of 2017, and I am delighted that Nicola has the chance to showcase her skills on such a huge bill", added Adams' promoter Frank Warren.