Golovkin’s trainer Abel Sanchez stated more than once that he was surprised by Canelo’s in-ring strategy…
By Navi M: A compelling, tactical encounter between middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin and Mexican challenger Saul Alvarez was tarnished, many claim, by a triumvirate of bizarre scorecards which culminated in the anticlimactic declaration of a split draw. Show More Summary
Few inside the T-Mobile arena would have argued with a split decision overall but the margin of the Las Vegas judge’s ruling in favour of the Mexican added unwarranted controversy to an epic battle Sometimes, professional boxing can leave onlookers and participants drained, from excitement or outrage. Show More Summary
By Allan Fox: Max Kellerman of HBO gave scored last night’s fight between middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) and Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) in favor of Golovkin by a close decision in their fight on HBO PPV at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Show More Summary
“It’s been years and years of the same garbage, the same trash. I’ve been in this business for 40 years. Where am I going to go? I got nowhere to go…”
As Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin hurled their final punches at each other center ring on Saturday night, the crowd rose to its feet to cheer the two amazing middleweight combatants. All of us watching the bout knew what we had just witnessed: an instant classic. Show More Summary
Gennady Golovkin criticises the split points draw outcome of his fight with Saul Álvarez, calling the decision "terrible for the sport." Experienced judge Adalaide Byrd scored the fight 118-110 in Álvarez's favour, a very one-sided view on a fight which most found more balanced, or even in Golovkin's favour Continue reading...
Bad judging still a problem boxing can't afford
By Rob Blakeman: Don’t blame Saul Canelo Alvarez for the bad decision in his fight against Gennady “GGG” Golovkin last Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada! As the post fight interviews were taking place booing and jeering could be heard from fans in the auditorium whenever Alvarez spoke. Show More Summary
By Miguel Maravilla Following their highly anticipated showdown Saturday night, middleweight Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico and WBC/WBA/IBF/IBO middleweight champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs)… Read More » The post Golovkin, Alvarvez Post Fight Presser appeared first on fightnews.com.
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Bob Bennett, executive director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, has defended judge Adalaide Byrd's controversial scoring of Gennady Golovkin 's split draw with Saul Alvarez on Saturday as a "bad day." In a closely fought contest...Show More Summary
The controversial 118-110 scorecard in the Golovkin-Alvarez fight submitted by veteran Las Vegas boxing judge Adalaide Byrd has received widespread criticism from media and fans alike. She shockingly awarded only… Read More » The post NSAC: Adalaide had a bad night appeared first on fightnews.com.
LAS VEGAS — There's a temptation after a big fight to attempt to make sense of it all, to place 36 minutes of carnage into an easily understood narrative. But tying all the extraneous loose ends into a tidy bow never quite fits a boxing...Show More Summary
Controversy reigned at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday as the much-anticipated middleweight bout between Gennady Golovkin and Saul Alvarez ended in a draw, a result the Kazakh fighter described as "terrible." One judge scored...Show More Summary
By Godfrey Falcon: In a dramatic twist, the Mexican sensation, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2) escapes with a Split Draw against Kazhakstan great Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1) on Mexican Independence Day, September 16, 2017. Setting...Show More Summary
By Hector Gonzalez – Wow! What a fight! For the last hour I’ve been receiving phone calls and exchanging messages with people regarding the outcome of the fight. I get it, the 118-110 card was awful… however, was the fight a draw? If I was to say that I saw at least 3 out of […] The post Canelo – Golovkin: A draw is fair. Not a robbery appeared first on Boxing News 24.