Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 live fight updates, results, highlights from 2022 boxing trilogy fight
LAS VEGAS — After years apart, Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin will finally face off in what may be a trilogy fight for the ages. Canelo will defend his undisputed super middleweight titles against Golovkin on Saturday night at T-Mobile Arena.
Canelo and GGG previously battled in 2017, with the session finishing in a questionable split choice draw. They contended in a rematch in 2018, which was deferred a while after Alvarez tried positive for the restricted substance clenbuterol. Canelo won by means of larger part choice; it, as well, was viewed as questionable outcome.
Since then, Canelo has gone 7-1 and won middleweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight gold. He became undisputed super middleweight champion in less than 11 months. Canelo’s last fight was a loss to Dmitry Bivol last May for the WBA (Super) light heavyweight title.
Golovkin is 4-0 since the two Canelo fights, with two knockout wins. He beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko for the IBF and IBO middleweight titles in 2019. While wounds and the Coronavirus pandemic constrained him to miss around two years of activity, he returned in April and beat Ryota Murata for the WBA (Super) middleweight title.
Tensions are high for this fight. Canelo is looking to end Golovkin’s career. Golovkin, 40, is looking to prove he can take down Canelo once and for all. Who will walk out of Las Vegas the winner and champion?
The Brandishing News will give updates and examination from the battle and the whole card. Remain tuned!
Canelo vs. GGG 3 live results, updates
10:54 p.m.: Surprisingly, Gonzalez is still here and fighting back as we head into the championship rounds. Bam Rodriguez is comfortably ahead but he didn’t come here to win a decision. Gonzalez refuses to back down but will need a miracle to pull off the comeback.
10:39 p.m.: This is about to get ugly. Rodriguez is landing with alarming frequency and the punches are rolling downhill. Gonzalez is a game fighter but the talent gap is just too wide for him to overcome. Bam has started to add more power punches between the jabs and Gonzalez isn’t taking the punches as well as he was earlier in the fight. We’re heading into round eight.
10:25 p.m.: Rodriguez is beginning to wrench up the strain and arriving with his punch and lead solidly in the fourth round. It absolutely feels like he has things sorted out in the fourth round. Bam additionally guaranteed that this wouldn’t take care of business.
10:12 p.m.: The co-main event is up now with Jesse “Bam” Rodriguez defending his WBC super flyweight title against Israel Gonzalez. Bam is expected to dominate. Let’s see if he does.
Ali Ahkmedov pitches shut out against Gabe Rosado
10:04 p.m.: Gabriel Rosado has been known to give even the best fighters a rough go but just couldn’t outbox Ali Akhmedov and was shut out over the course of 10 rounds. All three judges saw it in favor of Akhmedov with 100-90 scores and the action in the ring reflected the dominant scorecards. Rosado simply didn’t have anything for Akhmedov on this night and at 36 years of age, Father Time isn’t on his side.
9:14 p.m.: Up next is Gabriel Rosado against Ali Akhmedov in super middleweight activity. Rosado gave Jamie Munguia all he could deal with and ought to have procured choices over Daniel Jacobs and Shane Mosley Jr. Akhmedov is hoping to refocus subsequent to being irritated about Carlos Gongora back in 2020.
Austin Williams picks up decision victory over Keiron Conway
9:01 p.m.: It wasn’t the greatest performance but a ninth-round knockdown helped a relatively out-of-sync Austin Williams earn a unanimous decision over Conway with scores of 96-93, 97-92 & 97-92. He’s still undefeated and will aim to have a better performance his next time out. The talent is certainly there. We have to wonder where his head is at these days.
8:35 p.m.: Austin “Ammo” Williams is one of the young fighters to watch but he hasn’t looked all that great through five rounds against Keiron Conway in middleweight action. Williams hasn’t quite looked like himself all week and has had some mental health issues to overcome. Could they be plaguing him here?
When is Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3?
- Date: Saturday, Sept. 17
- Main card: 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST | 10 a.m. AEST (Sunday)
- Main event: 11 p.m. ET | 4 a.m. BST | 1 p.m. AEST (approximate)
Canelo Alvarez will go head to head against Gennadiy Golovkin for the third time on Saturday, Sept. 17. The primary card will air at 8 p.m. ET | 1 a.m. BST (Sunday) | 10 a.m. AEST (Sunday). Canelo and GGG ought to advance toward the ring around 11 p.m. ET | 4 a.m. BST | 1 p.m. AEST, contingent upon how long the undercard battles last.