- Canelo earns majority determination in basic struggle to seize titles
- Golovkin dealt first defeat in 40 professional fights in basic encounter
- Álvarez defeats Golovkin by majority decision – as it happened
Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez scored the signature win of his profession in Saturday night time’s long-awaited rematch with Gennady Golovkin, capturing the WBC and WBA middleweight titles by a majority determination in a basic encounter that every one however ensures a 3rd installment in Could.
Two of the best pure fighters of their era handled a sellout crowd of 21,965 on the T-Cell Area to a contest of utmost bodily and psychological depth that managed even to surpass their electric first meeting last year, which resulted in a broadly derided cut up draw. This one was simply as shut and never fully past dispute, merely flecked by controversy reasonably than outlined by it. Ringside judges Dave Moretti and Steve Weisfeld scored it 115-113 to Álvarez, whereas Glenn Feldman had it 114-114. (The Guardian scored it 116-112 to Golovkin.)