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Fight Sports lands Alvarez-Golovkin rights

Pay-television channel Fight Sports has acquired rights in a number of territories to next month’s middleweight boxing match between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin.

The heavily-anticipated fight will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in the US city of Las Vegas on September 16.

Fight Sports said it will broadcast the fight in over 40 countries, including Spain, Germany, Singapore, India, Thailand and Indonesia.

Fight Sports will also air a number of programmes promoting the broadcasts, such as past fights featuring Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Alvarez, as well as specials and countdown shows.