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Alvarez takes stunning points victory over Golovkin to win world middleweight titles

Alvarez takes stunning points victory over Golovkin to win world middleweight titles

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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez claimed the WBC and WBA world middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a gripping points win in their Las Vegas rematch.The Mexican claimed a frenetic final round on two of the three scorecards which was critical in preventing a repeat of the draw both men shared 364 days earlier at the same T-Mobile Arena venue.It gave him a narrow a 114-114 115-113 115-113 majority decision to edge a contest in which both men were cut and where each showed why they are among the finest practitioners in the sport. Golovkin, whose first defeat comes in his 40th bout, left the ring immediately without conducting an interview as his rival - fighting ...
GGG vs Canelo 2 TV guide: How to watch tonight’s huge middleweight fight from Vegas

GGG vs Canelo 2 TV guide: How to watch tonight’s huge middleweight fight from Vegas

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SECONDS OUT The most eagerly awaited fight of the year is finally upon us, as the two best middleweights in the world clash again It’s finally time for Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez to settle their differences in the ring once and for all. Almost a year to the day since they last went toe-to-toe in Las Vegas, the biggest stars of the middleweight division will battle it out once again over 12 gruelling rounds. The duo were supposed to meet in Las Vegas on May 5 When is the fight? The long-awaited rematch will once again be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. It’s expected that the main event will start around 4am UK time.  Last September GGG felt he had done enough to secure victory over Canelo but the judges ruled t...