Epic draw in mid­dle bat­tle

The Gold Coast Bulletin - - SPORT -

GEN­NADY Golovkin re­tained his three world mid­dleweight ti­tles yes­ter­day, draw­ing with Mex­i­can Canelo Al­varez in a show­down for mid­dleweight supremacy that lived up to the hype.

The 35-year-old Golovkin, mak­ing his Las Vegas de­but, held the World Box­ing Coun­cil, World Box­ing As­so­ci­a­tion and In­ter­na­tional Box­ing Fed­er­a­tion belts be­fore a crowd of 22,358 at the T-Mo­bile Arena.

The judges scored it 114-114, 115-113 for Golovkin and 118-110 for Al­varez.

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