Saul "Canelo" Alvarez wins majority decision over Gennady "GGG" Golovkin GGG stormed off after losing, having done enough to win Both boxers say they are open to a third fight GGG vs Canelo 1: How the first fight unfolded, the scorecard scandal Canelo Alvarez won the middleweight title by the narrowest of margins on Saturday night, taking a majority decision over Gennady Golovkin to hand the longtime champion his first loss as a pro. A year after the two fought to a draw, the second fight was almost as close. There were no knockdowns, but the action was spirited throughout as the two battled to the final bell before a frenzied crowd at the T-Mobile Arena. Two judges favored Alvarez 115-113, while a third had it 114-114. The two fighters switched roles, with Triple G trying to counter Alvarez and the Mexican fighter coming forward much of the fight. Both landed well to the head and Golovkin controlled some rounds with his jab though neither were … [Read more...] about GGG vs Canelo 2: Canelo Alvarez wins narrow victory over Gennady Golovkin
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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez edged out Gennady Golovkin in an enthralling rematch in Las Vegas. The pair fought out a controversial draw 12 months ago and the same result looked more than possible after another 12 rounds on Saturday night. Indeed, one judge scored the fight 114-114 but the other two gave Canelo the nod by a margin of 115-113. Canelo said: "My corner told me to close the round and that’s what I did. "I want to thank everyone who believed in me. This is for Mexico. "I told people I would go looking for a knockout, he’s a very good fighter and we tried to do it. "He was connecting with some punches but they were few and far between. I want to give a shout out to my corner, they’re the best corner in the world. "If people want another fight, we’ll do it." Re-cap the fight below... RESULTS Saul Alvarez bt Gennady Golovkin via MD Jaime Munguia bt Brandon Cook via TKO David Lemieux bt Gary O'Sullivan via KO Roman Gonzalez bt Moises Fuentes via Vergil Ortiz Jr … [Read more...] about Live updates and results from Golovkin vs Canelo
CANELO ALVAREZ and Gennady Golovkin are set to do battle once again in Las Vegas. After their dramatic and controversial draw last year, the stage is set for another thriller in Sin City as the world's best middleweights go toe-to-toe once again. When is Canelo vs GGG 2? THIS fight will take place at the magnificent T-Mobile Arena, just like the first bout. It was scheduled for Saturday May 5, 2018 before Canelo failed two drugs tests. And now a date has been set, with the two set to go head-to-head on Saturday, September 15. It is expected the pair will make their ring walks at around 3.30-4am BST in the early hours of Sunday September 16 for UK viewers. What TV channel and live stream is the rematch on? GGG2 vs Canelo is going to be shown on BT Sport Box Office, which is a new pay-per-view channel. The bout will cost £16.95, and the show will start from 11.30pm. You can access the channel on BT TV, Sky and Virgin platforms. Canelo Alvarez in amazing shape for Gennady … [Read more...] about Canelo vs GGG 2: Ring walk time, TV channel, live stream and full undercard info for Saturday’s middleweight fight
CANELO ALVAREZ and Gennady Golovkin will do battle once again in Las Vegas. After their dramatic draw last year, the stage is set for another thriller in Sin City as the world's best middleweights go toe-to-toe once again. It was an epic contest in September, with the fighters unable to be separated on the judges cards after 12 rounds - but the proposed rematch was halted after Alvarez failed two drug tests. GGG remains unbeaten and again defends his WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and IBO middleweight titles. When is Canelo vs GGG 2? THIS fight will take place at the magnificent T-Mobile Arena, just like the first bout. It was scheduled for Saturday May 5, 2018 before Canelo failed two drugs tests. And now a date has been set, with the two set to go head-to-head on Saturday, September 15. It is expected the pair will make their ring walks at around 3.30-4am BST in the early hours of Sunday September 16 for UK viewers. What TV channel and live stream is the rematch on? GGG2 vs Canelo is … [Read more...] about Canelo vs GGG 2: Ring walk time, what TV channel, live stream and undercard info for Saturday’s massive middleweight fight
IN the ring, Amir Khan was once compared to the great Muhammad Ali after winning an Olympic silver aged just 17 in Athens all the way back in 2004. The boxer has been the headlines this year due to his tumultuous relationship with wife Faryal Makhdoom and he almost made it to the final of I'm A Celebrity. Here's everything you need to know... 💰How to claim your FREE £30 bet on I'm a Celeb💰1 Register for Sun Bets here 2 Bet £10 or more 3 Sun Bets will stick a £30 bet in your account Who is Amir Khan? What is his background? Amir Khan was born in Bolton on December 8, 1986. He grew up in the Greater Manchester town in a British-Pakistani family, who are Muslim by faith. Khan went to Smithills School in the town and then Bolton Community College. He has one brother, Harry, also a boxer and two sisters. He began to box aged 11, winning three English schools titles and three junior ABA titles, before winning gold at the 2003 Junior Olympics and … [Read more...] about What is Amir Khan’s net worth, when was boxer evicted from I’m A Celebrity 2017 and who is his wife Faryal Makhdoom?