Sep 16 2017
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Middleweight
37-0-0
SD

Score cards

  • 110-118
  • 115-113
  • 114-114
SD
49-1-1

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Middleweight Championship
WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
IBF World Middleweight Championship
Vacant The Ring Middleweight Championship

The tape

40
Age
32
5' 10" / 179 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.1" / 178 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDTKOKOTKOTKO
Form
UDKOKOUDKO
37
Wins
49
0
By KO
0
0
KO%
0
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
1
2006
Debut
2005

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
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3
WBA
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3
WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Gennady Golovkin vs Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez report

Who won Canelo vs Golovkin?

Gennady Golovkin drew with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez by split draw on Saturday 16th September 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 110-118, 115-113, 114-114, meaning it was a split draw.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This contest was for the undisputed middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA, IBF & The Ring belts on the line.

Canelo vs Golovkin stats

Gennady Golovkin stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 37 wins, zero loses and 0 draws.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 49 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw.

The stats suggested that Golovkin and Canelo have similar power, both with a 0% knock out percentage.

Gennady Golovkin was the older man by 8 years, at 40 years old.

Golovkin had a height advantage of 1 inch over Canelo. Despite this, both fighters had equal reach.

Both Gennady Golovkin & Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Golovkin was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 14 less fights, and made his debut in 2006, 6 months later than Canelo, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 220 less professional rounds, 240 to Canelo's 460.

Gennady Golovkin went into the fight ranked number 3 by the WBA and 3 by the WBC at middleweight.

Canelo vs Golovkin form

Golovkin had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Ryota Murata on 9th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 9th round in their WBA Super World Middleweight and IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Super Arena, Saitama, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Kamil Szeremeta on 18th December 2020 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Florida, United States.

Going into that contest, he had beat Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 5th October 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Before that, he had won against Steve Rolls on 8th June 2019 by knockout in the 4th round at Madison Square Garden, New York.

He had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Canelo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had lost to Dmitry Bivol on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat Caleb Plant on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Billy Joe Saunders on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Before that, he had won against Avni Yildirim on 27th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.

He had defeated Callum Smith on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had been fighting more than Gennady Golovkin.

Going to this contest, Gennady Golovkin had last fought 5 months and 22 days ago, while Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's last outing had been 4 months and 24 days ago.

Golovkin's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 9 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 44 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.8 rounds on average.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 12 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What time did Canelo vs Golovkin start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Canelo vs Golovkin?

Canelo vs Golovkin was broadcast on HBO PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BT Sport 1.

What were the odds on Canelo vs Golovkin?

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Gennady Golovkin vs Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez news

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