VIDEO: ESPN First Take previews Canelo-GGG

LAS VEGAS — As we edge a little closer to Saturday’s middleweight bout between Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, take a look at the First Take crew offer their preview and opinions on the world title matchup.

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Originally published at on September 14, 2017.