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Vegas Diary -- The electric buzz of GGG vs. Canelo and hanging out with Dr. Chic
By Homer D. Sayson, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2017
LAS VEGAS -- Sin City is a slice of heaven for a wretched writer such as myself, who needs a bottled poison to lubricate the vocabulary and allow the thoughts to flow freely like the l Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez, Gennady Golovkin fight to draw; both call for rematch
By Dan Rafael, ESPN.com, 17 Sep 2017
LAS VEGAS -- Everyone expected Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez to deliver an action-packed classic, and they did just that in a ferocious battle. What lacked, however, was any consistency from the judges, who ruled the fight a split draw.
Golovkin retained his unified middleweight title Satur Read Full Story >>>
By Andrew Richardson , The Sun, 17 Sep 2017
OSCAR DE LA HOYA has confirmed Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has a contractual immediate rematch clause with Gennady Golovkin — and he intends to exercise it.
The highly-anticipated bout was incredibly deemed a draw, despite many believing the Kazakh had been the better of the two fighters.
One judge Read Full Story >>>
A Rematch Is the Only Option for Canelo and Golovkin After Hard-Fought Draw
By Lyle Fitzsimmons, BleacherReport.com, 17 Sep 2017
Three weeks after the Money circus left town, it was the fight to save “real” boxing.
And for nearly every one of 36 minutes, it delivered.
In fact, it wasn’t until a few minutes after the final bell that the Gennady Golovkin-Canelo Alvarez middleweight matchup yielded even the slightest disap Read Full Story >>>
GGG vs Canelo: Five things we learnt from Las Vegas super-fight including poor judges, good referees, two men who are at the top of their game…
By Daniel Cutts, The Sun, 17 Sep 2017
GENNADY GOLOVKIN and Canelo Alvarez served up one of the all-time boxing classics on Saturday night – which ended in a controversial draw.
A lot was taken away from the super-fight, but here’s five things SunSport saw and noticed from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas
TWO BEST FIGHTERS ON PLANET Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin Controls ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, Settles for Split Draw to Set Up Inevitable Rematch
By Jordan Breen, Sherdog.com, 17 Sep 2017
With all due respect to Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor's “Money Fight,” Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin's legitimate middleweight title fight was unquestionably the biggest fight on the boxing calendar in 2017. So anticipated, perhaps, that some fight fans would've liked to see it t Read Full Story >>>
Despite obvious drawbacks, the GGG-Canelo fight was all that
By Dylan Hernandez, Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep 2017
Didn’t agree with the decision Saturday night? Believe that Gennady Golovkin won the fight? Outraged by the 118-110 scorecard for Canelo Alvarez that was turned in by judge Adalaide Byrd?
There’s nothing wrong with that.
What’s wrong is to point to the split draw between Alvarez and Golovkin a Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin Retains Titles in a Brutal Draw With Canelo Alvarez
By Associated Press, The New York Times, 17 Sep 2017
LAS VEGAS — Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles on Saturday night, fighting to a draw with Canelo Alvarez in a brutal battle that ended with both fighters with their hands aloft in victory.
The middleweight showdown lived up to its hype as the two fighters traded huge punches and we Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs GGG: Gennady Golovkin demands instant rematch after judges deny win over Canelo
By Chris McKenna, Daily Star (UK), 17 Sep 2017
The IBF, WBA and WBC middleweight champion was let down by judge Adalaide Byrd who somehow scored the fight 118-110 in favour of the Mexican.
Golovkin was the winner by 115-113 on Dave Moretti’s card while Don Trella scored it a 114-114 draw.
The result left a sour taste but the Kazakh knockou Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs. GGG fight result: Both fighters call for rematch after questionable decision
By Brian Campbell, CBS Sports, 17 Sep 2017
LAS VEGAS -- It didn't take long after Saturday's hotly disputed draw between lineal middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez and unified titleholder Gennady Golovkin for both fighters to demand a rematch.
A sellout crowd of 23,358 at T-Mobile Arena were treated to an action-packed bout in one of the Read Full Story >>>
Boxing Judge Adalaide Byrd Has A History Of Unpredictable Results
By Chris Chavez, Sports Illustrated, 17 Sep 2017
After Saturday night's megafight between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez came to an end, judge Adalaide Byrde found herself at the center of controversy after scoring the fight 118–110 in favor of Alvarez and leading to the split decision at T-Mobile Arena.
According to her scorecard, Golovki Read Full Story >>>
'A federal offence': Judge Adelaide Byrd under fire for GGG-Canelo scorecard
By Chris Graham, Telegraph.co.uk, 17 Sep 2017
judge for the Golovkin-Alvarez fight is facing calls to be struck off for her scoring after it ended in a controversial stalemate.
Gennady Golovkin and Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez fought to a draw in their middleweight world title bout in Las Vegas on Saturday.
Golovkin was bidding to defend his Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs GGG: NAC Director has ‘full confidence’ in judge Byrd after 118-110 score
By Anton Tabuena , Bloody Elbow, 17 Sep 2017
Canelo Alvarez vs ‘GGG’ Gennady Golovkin was an excellent fight marred by bad judging — specifically that 118-110 card turned in by Adalaide Byrd that caused the bout to end in a draw. There was immediate uproar about that score that seemed indefensible and incompetent at best, with analyst Tedd Read Full Story >>>
Key stats to know from Alvarez-Golovkin draw
ESPN.com, 17 Sep 2017
The long-anticipated middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin ended with a split-decision draw Saturday night. As defending champion, Golovkin retains his WBA, WBC and IBF championships.
Two of the judges had the bout scored closely: Dave Moretti favored Golovkin 115-1 Read Full Story >>>
Clash of Middleweight Titans Ends in Draw
By Caryn A. Tate, Boxing.com, 17 Sep 2017
While it was a relatively close fight, it’s hard not to think the result of this bout was a business strategy—and not only for HBO…
LAS VEGAS, Nevada—In a phenomenal, competitive bout, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) faced Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) in a 12-round middleweight Read Full Story >>>
CANELO-GGG FIGHT ENDS IN A CONTROVERSIAL DRAW (PHOTOS)
By Dong Secuya, PhilBoxing.com, 17 Sep 2017
In one of the biggest fights of the decade, WBC, WBA, IBF and IBO world middleweight champion Gennady 'Triple G' Golovkin of Kazakhstan and Ring middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez of Mexico fought a thrilling and very Read Full Story >>>
Canelo vs. GGG round-by-round live updates: Classic fight ends in a draw
By Lance Pugmire, Los Angeles Times, 17 Sep 2017
LAS VEGAS – Throwing heavy leather and showing unbending upper-body strength, Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez staged a fight for the ages Saturday that the judges called a draw.
Golovkin (37-0-1) retains his World Boxing Council, World Boxing Assn. and International Boxing Federation middlewe Read Full Story >>>
Gennady Golovkin retains IBF, WBA and WBC titles after drawing on points with Canelo Alvarez
By Jeff Powell, Mail Online (UK), 17 Sep 2017
The cartels south of the border could not have committed a crueller robbery in the desert than that suffered by the greatest middleweight in the world on behalf of a Mexican hero.
The three judges conspired to give Canelo Alvarez a travesty of a draw against Gennady Golovkin.
This not only def Read Full Story >>>
Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fight to controversial split draw in thriller
By Kevin Iole, Yahoo! Sports, 17 Sep 2017
LAS VEGAS – It wasn’t anywhere close to Hagler-Hearns, and it’s probably not the Fight of the Year, but Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez gave the sell-out crowd of 22,358 at T-Mobile Arena its money’s worth in their heavily hyped middleweight title fight Saturday despite a deflating outcome.
A Read Full Story >>>
Twitter Roasts Boxing Judge Who Scored It 118–110 Canelo Alvarez Over GGG
By Chris Cochran, Sports Illustrated, 17 Sep 2017
The megafight between Gennady Golvkin and Canelo Alvarez ended in a draw after 12 rounds of fighting.
The decision was fairly controversial after the match because of Adalaide Byrd's score card where she gave it 118–110 to Alvarez. Many writers and viewers on Twitter had scored the fight in favor Read Full Story >>>