MMA Fighting features Canelo Alvarez vs. GGG 3 live round-by-round updates of one of the best boxing fights of the year taking place Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The main event is expected to begin around 11PM ET on DAZN Pay Per View. Verify Canelo vs GGG 3 . Results page to see what happened on the bottom card.
This is the third meeting between the fighters. The first time they fought in 2017, it was decided a tie and Alvarez won by majority decision over GGG on September 15, 2018.
Canelo Alvarez defends the WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO and the ring Super middleweight titles in competition.
Take a look at the Canelo Alvarez vs GGG 3 main event live blog below.
The main event is next.
The national anthem is next, with Kazakhstan first.
We get three anthems with Mexico, followed by the United States
Golovkin, the challenger, walks to the ring first. The arena is swaying Army of seven countries It blew through the loudspeakers marking his entry.
Massive pop hits by defending hero Canelo as he enters with live musical accompaniment.
Your referee for this contest is Russell Mora.
first round: Golovkin scores a direct job. Canelo is looking forward to a jab as they both spend their time measuring each other. Left hook step by Canelo. Peek at the body by Canelo. There isn’t much production from either fighter with less than a minute to go on the opening round. After Canelo had more success with a jab, he took the first three minutes quiet.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo.
second round: Canelo lands with a header, then begins the adventure with a left lunge. Golovkin became busier with his beating. Canelo scored, but was unable to deliver the heaviest punches. Jaap from Kanillo, Golovkin attacks the body. Canelo content to trick away. The right hand of Canelo’s body. It’s still a bit of a temporary job with two rounds going.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 20-18 canelo.
Third round: Big hit reply from Canelo drops, biggest shot of the fight to date. Canelo doubles up as a jab. Golovkin uses his jab to settle things. Canelo Bahij advances. Golovkin calls a cake. Canelo lands one on his own.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 30-27 canelo.
Fourth round: Canelo punches together well, and Golovkin couldn’t do much beyond a jab. Canelo works a jab too. Right on top of the Canelo, then right on the body. The combo sets a right hand glistening across the chin for Canelo. Golovkin lands a bun, but Canelo backs him up again with an oath.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 40-36 canelo.
Fifth round: Golovkin triples upon jab. Canelo chases after him, right there on the body, then left. Canelo rips one well another into the body. Canelo’s jab-jab-body hit group results. Golovkin began to throw his right hand. Canelo with good head movement. Golovkin hits him with a head kick. Left hook by Canelo, then a body shot causing Golovkin’s imbalance to take a few steps back. Right correct results for Canelo. The hero turns away at the end of a closer round.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 50-45 canelo.
Round 6: Canelo headed home to open Round 6 and Golovkin was flying away. As Golovkin tries to make his way, Canelo hits him with the body and lands with a short hook. Golovkin with 1-2. Canelo pauses with a blow. Canelo rips the body. Little of Golovkin’s attack passes before he hits hard. Another hard-to-let body to go down for Canelo.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 60-54 canelo.
Round 7: Canelo scores with his left hand and avoids a few Golovkin counters. The right cross of Canelo leads to a grab. Left hook scores for Canelo. Uppercut by Canelo. He’s on the hunt and Golovkin doesn’t put much out there. He hits Canelo’s body. Canelo hits Golovkin with his right hand. He keeps steady hits that Golovkin can’t detect.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 70-63 canelo.
Eighth round: There is a heavy blow from Golovkin, but we did not see much more. Canelo with another hook left as they spin. Throws left, another falls. Canelo wins exchange of rights. He takes his left to Golovkin’s body. The Jab-jab-body set arrives at Canelo. Golovkin shows signs of life, but Canelo immediately backs him up with a counter. Golovkin’s right hand scores.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 80-72 canelo.
Round 9: Canelo triples on poke, then left and right follow. Bodysuit by Canelo. Right correct results for Canelo. Canelo still hit Golovkin with the punch. Golovkin nodded and finally fired a few powerful punches while Canelo continues to take a defensive stance. Canelo doubles as a jab. Golovkin gets his due. Golovkin’s left hand, then the straight right. Canelo answers with two clean punches. Canelo hits the body.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Golovkin. In general, 89-82 Canelo.
Round 10: Golovkin definitely lost after finally winning the round. Scores left in a row for Golovkin. Canelo mixes it up with the head and body, and it plummets dramatically. Solid body with canelo bullets. Uppercut by Golovkin. Canelo with left counter. Both fighters are looking to install a jab. A short punch into the lands for Canelo.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 99-91 canelo.
Round 11: There is a wound to Canelo’s eye from an accidental blow to the head. Golovkin launches this post there now. Canelo stands up to the physical labor and goes headhunting at the top of his voice. Canelo sneaks in, which is left around Golovkin’s guard. Golovkin keeps busy hitting him. Golovkin for the body. He needs a knockout even though he will get that elusive win over Canelo.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 109-100 canelo.
Round 12: Canelo is going forward with his left hook flying. Golovkin errs only the loudest. They become negligent in their decisive action. Golovkin pops Canelo with a header. Much more wrestling than boxing in this round. Left capital letter for Canelo. Golovkin lands 1-2 in the middle. Good leave for Canelo’s body. They exchange a few punches before the bell and then cuddle.
MMA Fighting Points Round 10-9, Canelo. In general, 119-109 canelo.
Official result: Canelo defeated Alvarez. Gennady Golovkin by unanimous decision (116-112, 115-113, 115-113)
After the fight, Canelo thanks Golovkin for the trilogy. “We gave the fans three good games. Thank you for everything.”
Canelo adds that he plans to have surgery on his left hand after the fight.
“Everyone knows that this is a high-ranking category in boxing,” Golovkin said after the fight. “Everyone knows this is Canelo. You miss one punch, he can finish the fight. Look at his face, look at my face. We trained well and it shows we had a very good fight as a result.”
“Today, Canelo is better,” Golovkin added.
Golvkin agrees that the beef between him and Canelo is over “100 percent” and compares it to LeBron James and Kobe Bryant.
They shake hands and then hug.
Canelo was asked about the rematch with Dmitri Bevol and said it was a fight he wanted, but I needed to rest. Bevol defeated Canelo last May and defended the WBA Light Heavyweight title against Gilberto Ramirez on November 5.
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