Alvarez defeats Golovkin to win middleweight title
September 16, 2018 4:44 am
Canelo Alvarez was crowned the champion of the WBA‑WBC middleweight championship rematch after defeating Gennady Golovkin this afternoon.
USA Today reports that Alvarez won a majority decision on the judges’ scorecards, 114-114, 115-113, and 115-113.
According to Compubox, Golovkin threw and landed more punches however Alvarez was more accurate with his shots as he threw and landed more power punches.
Alvarez says Golovkin is a great opponent and rival.
He says he will fight Golovkin again if the people request it.
Unfortuantely, Golovkin left the ring and declined a post‑fight interview.