On fight night, in front of a sold out crowd of 22,358, Álvarez and Golovkin fought to a split draw (113–115, 114–114, 118–110). ESPN’s Dan Rafael and HBO’s Harold Lederman scored the fight 116–112 in favour of Golovkin. Judge Adalaide Byrd’s scorecard of 118–110 in favor of Álvarez was widely ridiculed.
Who really won GGG vs Canelo?
But it was also an obvious assessment that Canelo closed strong with the 10th, 11th and 12th rounds. Both the ringside judges and DAZN News judges unanimously scored the final round for Canelo, along with the second round, while Golovkin unanimously took the fourth round.
Was GGG robbed Canelo?
It was armed robbery in the ring. The fight was billed as “Final Judgment”, but after 12 rounds of tremendous armed combat by these two champion boxers, there was no judgment, and that was final. Canelo Alvarez fought a great fight.
Who won the boxing fight between Canelo and Smith?
Canelo Alvarez beats Callum Smith to become unified super middleweight champion. Alvarez def. Smith by unanimous decision (119-109, 119-109, 117-111) to become the WBA (Super) The Ring, and WBC super middleweight champion.
Is GGG better than Alvarez?
CompuBox stats showed that Golovkin was the busier of the two, landing 218 of 703 thrown (31%), while Álvarez was slightly more accurate, landing 169 of his 505 thrown (33%). Golovkin out landed Álvarez in 10 of the 12 rounds.
How many times did Canelo and GGG fight?
Canelo and GGG have been involved in two thrilling and controversial contests. The first ended in a draw, while Alvarez was the winner in the second via a majority decision. Given the close nature of both fights, there has previously been talk about the men going head-to-head for a third time.
Has GGG ever been dropped?
Golovkin is also said to have one of the most durable chins in boxing history, having never been knocked down or otherwise stopped in a total of 393 fights, 43 as a professional and 350 as an amateur.
Did Mayweather fight Triple G?
The four-time WBN Fighter of the Year used the WBN platform in his bid to get a message to Mayweather on many occasions. He could make 154, and Floyd Mayweather was his ultimate target. Sadly, it never happened. Amazingly, Mayweather stayed true to his word, having fought Andre Berto in his MGM Grand swansong.
Will there be a GGG vs Canelo 3?
GGG III is possible in 2022. “He [Golovkin] was supposed to fight Canelo when they were with DAZN, but that didn’t happen in September 2019,” said Loeffler.
What belt did Canelo win?
Canelo Alvarez became the first undisputed four-belt super middleweight world champion in boxing history Saturday night, stopping Caleb Plant in the 11th round with two dramatic knockdowns.
Has Canelo lost a fight?
His only loss was to one of the greatest boxers of all time, back when he was just 23 years old and failed to get the job done in a majority-decision loss to Floyd Mayweather.
Is Triple G still boxing?
The boxing fans have been eagerly waiting to see the prime icon of the sport, Gennady Golovkin, back in the ring soon. The Kazakhstan boxer last made an appearance under the big lights in December 2020. But since then, he hasn’ t bagged any noteworthy opponent for his comeback bout.