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Canelo v GGG II The big-fight debate

Canelo v GGG II The big-fight debate By Dom Farrell 15 September 2018 187

Gennady Golovkin suffered his first ever loss, in Las Vegas, when he was edged out on points by Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. After 12 rounds, Alvarez would be announced the victor of the bout via majority decision, winning the WBC middleweight title.

Canelo Alvarez edged Gennady Golovkin by majority decision in their keenly-awaited rematch Sunday (Manila time) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Golovkin trainer Abel Sanchez accused Alvarez of running during the first fight and went as far to accuse the Mexican superstar of deliberately cheating following two-failed drug tests for the banned substance clenbuterol in February. There were no knockdowns, but the action was spirited throughout as the two battled to the final bell before a frenzied crowd at the T-Mobile Arena.

With scores of 114-114, 115-113 and 115-113 the other way, Golovkin saw his WBA and WBC middleweight belts handed to Canelo. The AP scored it 114-114. But he said in the days leading up to the fight that he will not fall into the trap of trying to fight Triple G toe-to-toe.

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The two fighters meet in a rematch of their draw last September, with the 160-pound titles held by Golovkin at stake. After 12 hard-fought rounds of boxing, the fight resulted in a Split Draw decision, albeit a controversial one.

"I'm bothered by all the stupid things they've been saying", Alvarez said earlier in the week.

The Kazakhstan native will take home a guaranteed £3.1million from the contest - a £765,000 from the first instalment of his fight with Alvarez.

"If the people want another round, I'll do it again", added Alvarez, who improves to 50-1-2.

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Later, Golovkin told reporters: "I'm not going to say who won tonight, because the victory belongs to Canelo according to the judges". I gave the fight to Canelo.

A great boxing fight was just ruined by a bogus decision by the judges ... again.

The fighter popularly known as Chocolatito pitched a shutout against Fuentes, winning every round before landing the big right that finished the fight without the referee even bothering to count.

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