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Gennady Golovkin v Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez: Las Vegas fight ends in draw

Golovkin (left) landed more punches overall during the 12 rounds (Image credit: Getty Images)

Gennady Golovkin’s world middleweight title fight with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez ended in a controversial draw. After a closely fought bout in Las Vegas, one judge scored it 118-110 for Alvarez, another 115-113 for Golovkin and the third a 114-114 draw. There were boos when the decision was announced at the T-Mobile Arena, and both boxers shook their heads. Kazakh Golovkin, ...

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Saul Alvarez says he will face Gennady Golovkin after defeating Julio Chavez Jr


Saul “Canelo” Alvarez has revealed he will face middleweight king Gennady Golovkin in his next fight after claiming a unanimous decision victory over Julio Chavez Jr in Las Vegas. The WBO world light-middleweight champion dominated from the opening bell on Saturday night and used Chavez (50-3-1, 32 KOs) for target practice, landing powerful jabs, hooks and combinations at will in ...

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Canelo drops Khan to retain middleweight title

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez knocked out Britain’s Amir Khan in the sixth round in Las Vegas to retain his WBC middleweight title. Until the brutal ending, Khan had used his superior speed and movement to frustrate the champion and appeared to be well ahead on points. However, when Khan lost concentration for a split second the champion knocked him cold with ...

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Canelo Alvarez returning to HBO to face Joshua Clottey in December

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According to Sports Illustrated’s Chris Mannix, Canelo Alvarez will return to the ring in December to face Joshua Clottey on HBO, meaning that Showtime’s biggest non-Mayweather star is headed back to the network that originally brought him to the masses in the United States. Alvarez (44-1-1, 31 KO) has two wins this year, decimating Alfredo Angulo in March and then squeaking past Erislandy Lara via ...

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