Canelo Alvarez beats Gennady Golovkin in narrow decision for middleweight title

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Gennady 'GGG' Golovkin Was Once Again Robbed in Favor of Making Canelo Alvarez the Guy

Judge Glenn Feldman had it 114-114, the same as Yahoo Sports.

"I showed my victory with facts", Alvarez said in his postfight interview.

'I pushed him back, it was me who was aggressive. I gave the fight to Canelo. "It was a clear victory". To add to the drama, the two fighters also clashed heads.

After twelve rounds of wonderful back and forth action, Canelo Alvarez was awarded a majority decision victory by the judges in attendance. Golovkin had blood streaming from his left eye, as both boxers fought as if they desperately needed the final round.

Overall, the fight was a close one that some even saw as a draw (again), but there was an actual decision this time around. " ... Of course [Golovkin] isn't the same guy he was five years ago, but he did well. I thought I fought better than he did".

Late in the fight, the jab stuck to the plan working the but Alvarez continued to throw combinations.

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Saul "Canelo" Alvarez won the WBA and WBC middleweight titles by inflicting a first career defeat on Gennady Golovkin with a majority decision in a brutal showdown.

The championship rounds was drama with the fight close Golovkin took it to Canelo landing big punches but Alvarez responded with punches going after the champ.

Saturday's victory offered Alvarez some degree of redemption after his reputation suffered months of bruising body shots, mostly by his own doing. In 12 exciting rounds, the 28-year old Alvarez made a compelling case Saturday that despite recent controversies, he's the most capable torchbearer - not just for the middleweight division but for the entire sport. Alvarez was never really in danger in either fight.

Much of the pre-fight talk before the rematch centered on the animosity between the two and their harsh words toward each other.

Alvarez is now 50-1-2 with 34 knockouts in his career, and Golovkin is 38-1-1 with 34 career knockouts.

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