Canelo and triple g fight 2018
- GGG vs Canelo 2: Canelo Alvarez wins narrow victory over Gennady Golovkin
- Canelo Alvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin by majority decision – as it happened
GGG vs Canelo 2: Canelo Alvarez wins narrow victory over Gennady Golovkin
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Canelo Alvarez edged the rematch by taking a majority decision win on scorecards that accurately reflected the extreme closeness of a contest fought with tremendous skill and will over 12 high-caliber rounds. Re-live last year's infamous draw before the pair step back into the ring for Canelo vs. Golovkin 2. Take a look back at all the coverage from the first fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin from September Jaime Munguia vs. Brandon Cook, David Lemieux vs.
Alvarez won by decision. The fight was originally to take place on May 5, The bout got the "Fight of the Year " award by the Ring Magazine. The world's two top middleweights had collided the previous September and had fought a high quality and entertaining contest that ended with a controversial split draw after the full 12 rounds. Despite ongoing negotiations for the rematch, at the 55th annual convention in Baku, Azerbaijan on October 2, the WBC officially ordered a rematch.
Bryan Armen Graham in Las Vegas. Sun 16 Sep Thanks as always for following along with us and be sure to check out the full report from ringside. We had good judges who saw it from different angles. Canelo fought a great fight, congratulations. I thought I fought better than he did.
By the slimmest of margins , x2, majority decision , Canelo Alvarez dethroned WBA and WBC middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and handed him the first loss of his career. The two men banged away again for 12 rounds with even more intensity than they did the first time they fought in September when they battled to a controversial draw. Alvarez came out looking to trade and push the pace of the fight from the beginning. He was pushing Golovkin back and did his best work throughout the middle rounds. Golovkin looked out of sorts as Alvarez stayed in his chest for most of the fight. Golovkin was getting marked up by Alvarez's power shots, but the Kazakh warrior was landing his jab consistently.
Canelo Alvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin by majority decision – as it happened
The controversial outcome led to the organization of a rematch , which was tentatively scheduled for May 5, In the end, an agreement was ultimately reached to allow interim bouts before the fight to, in the words of WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman, "maximize the interest in their highly anticipated showdown.