'I WANT A REMATCH': ALVAREZ AND GOLOVKIN FIGHT ENDS IN A CONTROVERSIAL BRUTAL DRAW
Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, in a fight that ended in a stunning draw with Canelo Alvarez, with both fighters claiming victory.
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The middleweight brawl lived up to its hype as the two fighters traded huge blows and went after each other for 12 rounds. Neither fighter was down and neither appeared seriously injured, but both landed some huge punches to the head that had the crowd screaming for more.
Golovkin was the strongest throughout but couldn’t fend off Alvarez , and Alvarez more than stood his ground in exchanges with Triple G. The two were still fighting as the final seconds ticked down and it went to the scorecards.
One judge had Alvarez winning 118-110, a second had it 115-113 in Golovkin’s favor, while the third had it 114-114. The Associated Press scored it 114-114.
Golovkin asked for a rematch, to which Canelo agreed, as both fighters were unhappy with the result ending in a draw, thinking they both did enough to win the fight.