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Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is close to reaching an agreement where a trilogy fight finally happens between him and GGG. 

On Wednesday, reports out of the boxing industry leaked that fans around the world are on the verge of getting the most desired fight of the past 3 years. 

Canelo and Eddie Hearn's matchroom Boxing are inching closer to an agreement that would provide a two-fight deal worth up to $85 million to be presented on DAZN. According to the deal, the first fighting event would host the light heavyweight champion, Dmitry Bivol, facing-off against Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on May 7th of this year. 

The second fight would come months after on September 17th, where Canelo Alvarez would get in the boxing ring for a third time against GGG in a highly-anticipated trilogy for the Mexican's undisputed 168-pound title. 

Before September's highly-anticipated boxing event, however, GGG is set to fight Ryota Murata in a postponed 160-pound championship unification in Japan later this Spring. 

Both, Canelo and GGG, would need to be crown victorious in their first scheduled match early this year before hopping into the ring for an official triolgy in September 17. 

And though this deal reported has not been official signed by all parties involved, discussions surrounding the deal are taking place and are in the final stages of completion. 

The Mexican boxer has taken the boxing world by storm ever since he defeated GGG in their second encounter in 2018. Just shortly after his victory over the Kazakhstan fighter, the Mexican signed an 11-fight deal with DAZN in 2018 worth up to a whopping $365 million, marking a stunning statement in the boxing industry's promotion world.  

However, just after his third fight in that contract, Alvarez sued Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions, and DAZN as well, which led to a suit settlement and the eventual independence of Alvarez from that promotional partnership. 

If both Alvarez and GGG win their first fight, September's clash between the two will most likely be Golovkin's final shot at taking down the Mexican fighter, as he now approaches his 40th birthday in April of this year. 

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