Canelo Alvarez Decisions Gennadiy 'GGG' Golovkin To Win Trilogy

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WBC, WBA, IBF, and WBO World super middleweight champion 32yo Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (58-2-2, 39 KO) defeated 40-year-old Gennadiy 'GGG' Golovkin (42-2-1, 37 KO) of Kazakhstan in their trilogy rematch for the undisputed super middleweight championship on Saturday night, September 17 (Sunday morning in Manila, September 18) at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA in a DAZN Pay Per View event.

Judges Dave Moretti (116-112), Steve Weisfeld (115-113) and David Sutherland (115-113) all scored for the Mexican superstar Alvarez.

Canelo Alvarez def. GGG, via UD (116-112, 115-113, 115-113)
Jesse Rodriguez def. Israel Gonzalez, via UD (118-109, 117-110, 114-113)
Ali Akhmedov def. Gabriel Rosado, via UD (100-90, 100-90, 100-90)
Austin Williams def. Kieron Conway, via UD (97-92, 97-92, 96-93)

Canelo Alvarez vs. GGG Undercard:
Diego Pacheco def. Enrique Collazo, via TKO1
Marc Castro def. Kevin Montiel Mendoza, via TKO5
Aaron Aponte vs. Fernando Molina (split draw)
Anthony Herrera def. Delvin McKinley, via TD (50-45, 50-45, 50-45)

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Canelo vs. GGG 3 Live Round-by-Round Results:

ROUND 1: After the referee's instructions, they did not touch gloves. Let's get started. When they meet in the middle of the ring, the crowd erupts in a roar. A round of applause. GGG was too cautious, while Canelo was more active, and he won the round. (10-9 Canelo)

ROUND 2: GGG fires off a couple of jabs. Canelo returns with a left hand. Canelo delivers a double jab. Canelo strikes again. Canelo's body shot. GGG is pushed back by a right. Canelo connects with an overhand right. GGG's three-punch combo. (10-9 Canelo, 20-18 Canelo)

ROUND 3: The round begins with a jab from GGG. Exchange of jabs. GGG hits a left, and Canelo responds with a left of his own. Canelo delivers another left hook. GGG's face is already flushed with redness. GGG delivers a stinging retort. Alvarez's flurry was punctuated by a straight right. Canelo delivers a stinging jab. Canelo is putting on a lot of pressure. GGG needs to find an answer quickly. (10-9 Canelo, 30-27 Canelo)

ROUND 4: GGG returns to the body. Canelo has a double left. GGG left a triple. Straight from GGG. An exchange of jabs. Canelo delivers a powerful left hook. Canelo roars with a right and a left for GGG. Canelo has the advantage in terms of speed and power. (10-9 Canelo, 40-36 Canelo)

ROUND 5: Canelo delivers a double jab. Canelo takes a left upstairs and a left to the body. Canelo's right hand. GGG gets it right. Exchange of lefts. Right sends GGG back. An overhand right shook GGG. A right to the body. (10-9 Canelo, 50-45 Canelo)

ROUND 6: They're fighting in close quarters, and Canelo has a double right. GGG has his own double right. Canelo's body shot. Canelo delivered a hard jab. GGG delivers a flush uppercut. GGG needs to be more active and quick because he's about to enter dangerous territory. (10-9 Canelo, 60-54 Canelo)

ROUND 7: GGG appears to have awoken. A double left hand and a right hand Canelo delivers a left hook. GGG delivers a double jab. Canelo goes straight to the body. Canelo's right hand lands. GGG's left hand. GGG receives an uppercut. GGG lands a left, but Canelo responds with a double right to end the round. By far the closest round of the fight, but it was still a Canelo round. (10-9 Canelo, 70-63 Canelo)

ROUND 8: Canelo's right hand lands. A left hook exchange. Canelo hits a hard left to the body. Canelo hits a double left. A double left and a body right. GGG is returned by a left. GGG delivers a powerful uppercut. GGG delivers a stiff jab and a right hand. GGG gets it right. Canelo hits a right hand of his own. The final 30 seconds of the round were thrilling. (10-9 Canelo, 80-72 Canelo)

ROUND 9: GGG left a double. Canelo ripping the sides of his body. Canelo delivers a stinging uppercut. Canelo hits a laser right. Canelo's right was backed up by GGG's own right. Canelo is pushed against the ropes by a hard right. GGG made a left. GGG left another. GGG's overhand right sends Canelo back to the ropes. Canelo made a good decision. Excellent round. (10-9 GGG, 89-82 Canelo)

ROUND 10: GGG is free and unleashes a combination, which is followed by a left hook. Canelo's left to the body. GGG's left and Canelo's short uppercut. GGG suffers from hard left to the body. GGG delivers an uppercut. GGG made a left. GGG's left hook. GGG delivers a triple jab. GGG crosses to the left. What happened to this GGG in the first eight rounds? (10-9 GGG, 98-92 Canelo)

ROUND 11: GGG delivers a double jab. GGG's five punch combination. Canelo lands a right hand. Uppercuts were exchanged. A clash of jabs. GGG flicks his left hand. Canelo goes straight to the body. To win, GGG requires a stoppage. (10-9 GGG, 107-102 Canelo)

ROUND 12: A left-to-right exchange. Canelo delivered a jab and a right. GGG with an uppercut and Canelo with a right. GGG's jab is lethal. Rights are exchanged. GGG's left hook. Left to the body for Canelo. (10-9 Canelo, 117-111 Canelo)

OFFICIAL RESULTS: Canelo Alvarez def. Gennadiy 'GGG' Golovkin, via UD (116-112, 115-113, 115-113)

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