GGG vs. Canelo Alvarez 2 date set

Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin

The rematch is set for September 15, that much we know.

Alvarez's promoter and former world title holder Oscar De La Hoya announced on Twitter Wednesday the fight has been scheduled for September 15.

There was no word on Wednesday about the details of the agreement or even if a contract has been signed.

BoxingScene.com has learned that Jacobs isn't willing to accept the undisclosed offer Golden Boy has made thus far for what would be an HBO Pay-Per-View main event.

Alvarez and Golovkin originally fought to a highly controversial draw in September 2017, a fight that came under intense scrutiny due to scores turned in by often-lambasted judge Adalaide Byrd.

Good times for boxing fans, the sport and everyone else who has a passing interest in seeing two of the best fighters in the world throw down.

A May 5, 2018 rematch was canceled when Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) failed two drug tests for the performance-enhancing drug clenbuterol.

Golovkin was the holder of three of the major world titles but was recently stripped of the IBF belt after declining to agree to fight mandatory challenger Sergey Derevyanchenko.

Loeffler told Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday that he believes a rematch will generate more interest than the first fight.

While the proposition of a rematch was floated immediately after the conclusion of that initial fight, a number of issues delayed the second meeting - most notably, Alvarez testing positive for a banned substance in March.

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