LAS VEGAS (Sept. 15, 2018) In what will surely go down as one of the closest and most hard-fought middleweight title fights in boxing history, Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) went toe-to-toe in 12 rounds of non-stop action to defeat the reigning WBC, WBA and IBO Middleweight World ChampionGennady "GGG" Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) by majority decision in their middleweight championship rematch at T-Mobile Arena.
"I showed my victory with facts," said the newly crowned WBC, WBA, Ring Magazine and Lineal Middleweight World Champion Canelo Alvarez. "He was the one who was backing up. I feel satisfied because I gave a great fight. It was a clear victory."
"I'm not going to say who won tonight, because the victory belongs to Canelo according to the judges," said Gennady "GGG" Golovkin. "I thought it was a very good fight for the fans and very exciting. I thought I fought better than he did."