Álvarez defeated Golovkin and defended four championship belts

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Alvarez defeated Golovkin to become the undisputed super middleweight world champion

The Mexican defeated the Kazakh for the second time in his career. Alvarez won his first fight after defeating Russian WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol. He retained the undisputed world title at super middleweight.

Saul Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin (Photo: Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Mexican Saul Canelo Alvarez defeated Kazakhstan’s Gennady Golovkin by unanimous decision to retain the title of overall world boxing champion in the second category of middleweight (up to 76.2 kg). The fight took place in Las Vegas.

Alvarez’s four super middleweight titles were at stake, according to the World Boxing Association (WBA), World Boxing Organization (WBO), World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF). ). The 32-year-old Mexican knew how to defend all stripes.

Golovkin was heavier than Alvarez in the weigh-in before the championship fight

Alvarez and Golovkin fought against each other for the third time. The first took place in September 2017 and ended in a split decision draw by the judges. Golovkin then retained the WBA, WBC and IBF middleweight titles. A year later, the boxers met again, and this time two of the three judges awarded Alvarez the victory.

The Mexican lost by unanimous decision to Dmitry Bivol in his last fight in the USA on May 8, with the Russian defending his WBA light heavyweight title (up to 79.38 kg). In total, Alvarez now has 58 wins, two losses and two draws.

The 40-year-old Golovkin, making his debut at super middleweight, has 42 wins, two losses and one draw. According to the WBA and IBF he is the world middleweight champion (up to 72.57 kg), Golovkin has retained these belts.

Source: sportrbc.ru

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