They left it up to the judges. Again. Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez fought to a controversial draw last year in their excellent first fight and Saturday at T-Mobile Arena was the grudge match. It was supposed to settle once and for all who is the better fighter. Continue reading Canelo Alvarez Upsets Gennady Golovkin To Earn Middleweight Titles
Father Time will always be undefeated, but Floyd Mayweather, who closed out his legendary career on his own terms Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena, came about close as any fighter can come.
Heading into his fight with Canelo Alvarez on Saturday night, WBO light-middleweight champion Liam Smith had a record of 23-0-1 and he had knocked plenty of guys out, but he had never been knocked out himself. That all ended when Canelo landed an absolutely devastating blow to Smith’s body in the 9th round of their fight.
The bout that boxing fans most want to see is one step closer to coming to fruition.
On Wednesday, June 22, Golden Boy Promotions CEO, Oscar De La Hoya, announced that a match between his fighter Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1) and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (35-0) will take place in the fall of 2017.
Canelo Alvarez got on his knees to check on Amir Khan after knocking him unconscious with a big right hand in the sixth round of their title fight.
It was a fight of momentum shifts and some telling power displays from Canelo Alvarez, who got a deserved victory Saturday night against Miguel Cotto, becoming the new lineal middleweight champion and new (for now, at least) WBC middleweight titleholder on unanimous decision scores of 117-111, 118-110, and 119-109.