Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin placed on, giving us a rematch that was, extremely, higher than their authentic showdown virtually precisely one 12 months in the past. The 2 traded punishing photographs for all 12 rounds, giving judges a extremely troublesome process. In the long run, it was Alvarez who earned a majority determination to grow to be the earn WBA, WBC, IBO, The Ring and lineal middleweight belts.
No matter folks could consider the undercard on this pay-per-view occasion, which featured three early stoppages but additionally a number of knockout of the 12 months candidates, the principle occasion was definitely every little thing it was billed to be. It wasn’t a shock to see celebrities and followers alike take to Twitter to proclaim their love of the struggle.
After a draw in their first struggle, and a razor skinny determination victory for Alvarez in the second, every little thing appears lined up for a trilogy. Solely time will inform if that involves cross although. So for now, we’ll simply need to revel in what was among the best fights in current reminiscence — maybe all-time.