Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3: Boxing world reacts to Canelo’s win over GGG in trilogy fight

Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3: Boxing world reacts to Canelo’s win over GGG in trilogy fight

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  • September 18, 2022
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After 36 rounds, the rivalry between Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin has come to an end. There was no controversy over who the winner was in the third fight.

Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Canelo outpointed Golovkin for a unanimous decision win. The scores were 116-112, 115-113 and 115-113.

It was a classic performance by Canelo as he successfully defended his undisputed super middleweight titles. He came out swinging against Golovkin, who moved up in weight for the first time. The 40-year-old GGG could not pick up the pace in the early rounds, but he made things interesting as the fight was coming to a close.

Canelo’s performance was praised all across social media by those in the combat sports world. Golovkin’s performance was criticized, but the Kazakhstan native was also shown respect because of his status in boxing.

MORE: Canelo ends GGG rivalry with definitive decision victory

The Sporting News compiled reactions to the fight, from discussions about the fighters to questions about the scorecards.

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