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Canelo Alvarez Ends Gennady Golovkin’s Long Reign Via Majority Decision in Rematch

Saul Alvarez ended Gennady Golovkin’s unbeaten record to reclaim his kingdom as Mexico’s warrior hero by dethroning the long reigning Kazakhstani by a majority decision on Saturday night in front of a raucous crowd at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Alvarez’s record improved to 50 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws with 34 KOs, while Golovkin suffered his first defeat that saw him drop to 38 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw with 34 KOs.

The win saw the Mexican take the IBO, WBA and WBC middleweight titles after the scorecard judges scored the fight 114-114, with the other two favouring Alvarez 115-113.

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