Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul Alvarez (2nd meeting)

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Saul Alvarez 159 lbs beat Gennadiy Golovkin 160 lbs by MD in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • A sold-out crowd of 21,965 at T-Mobile Arena.
  • Moretti scored last year's fight 115-113 for Golovkin. He scores 115-113 for Canelo this time.
  • Golovkin didn't do a postfight interview with HBO and immediately left the ring. He went to the dressing room and received eight stitches for a cut over his right eye that he suffered late in the fight.
  • Sanchez told Golovkin in the corner that he was losing the fight after the seventh round.
  • Alvarez:"I feel satisfied because I gave a great fight. It was a clear victory."
  • Golovkin:"I'm not going to say who won tonight, because the victory belongs to Canelo, according to the judges. I thought it was a very good fight for the fans and very exciting. I thought I fought better than he did."