The Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin fight lived up to the hype with a classic middleweight battle that ended in a somewhat controversial draw. One judge scored it 118-110 for Canelo, a second judge had it 115-113 for Golovkin and the third had it even.
Canelo lands a couple strong lefts, and the crowd starts up with "Mexico, Mexico" chant. This is definitely trending Canelo's way in the early rounds.
Golovkin hasn't been able to work the body, and Canelo looks just a bit faster. Nice combination by Golovkin as Canelo is standing against the ropes.
He is taunting Golovkin a bit, which may be the first time that has ever been done to him. That confidence is showing strong now. A nice left by Golovkin silences the crowd.
Golovkin wins his first close round.
LA Times Card: Golovkin 10-9 (39-37 Canelo)