Canelo Alvarez remains undisputed super middleweight champion after dominantly pummeling an Old looking Gennadiy GGG Golovkin and controlling the fight through 12 rounds at the T-Mobile Arena, September 17th On DAZN.
Canelo started great and registered his dominance in the first round, while GGG seemed to be struggling in his efforts to establish an effective Jab. The fight never seemed competitive except sparks from GGG in the seventh. Canelo simply and convincingly outboxed GGG over 12 rounds to retain his Belts.
The fight was scored by Judges Dave Moretti (116-112), David Sutherland (115-113) and Steve Weisfeld (115-113). The scoring did not portray what actually happened in the ring as Canelo appeared to have won with higher margins.
Canelo, who won the second meeting with a controversial majority decision, convincingly won their third meeting. The result was obvious as GGG looked more like a shadow of himself four years ago. the Mexican just picked him apart from the opening round and this time, there was no controversy surrounding the result.
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Their first meeting was back in 2018, Canelo matched the then undefeated GGG and impressed the Judges, earning a draw after 12 rounds . Their rematch 12 months later ended in favour of the Mexican, who took a Majority decision. However in each of Those cases GGG made a case, claiming to win both fights. This cannot be the case in the third.
Golovkin (42-2-1, 37 KOs) will continue fighting as claimed by him before the fight but fight fans will want the case to be different after witnessing the way and manner he lost the fight to Canelo.
Canelo has bounced back to winning ways after his unanimous decision loss to Dmitry Bivol, retained his titles and decisively ending his rivalry with GGG.
The two boxing greats had some serious bad blood between them but that seemed all cleared right now as they both hugged and GGG gave Canelo a kiss after their twelve round fight.
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