Canelo Alvarez-Gennady Golovkin rematch set for 5 May

29 January 2018 10:26
Two fighters were involved in controversial draw last SeptemberGGG had won all 38 fights until his fight against Mexican opponentCanelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin are set to meet again in an eagerly-awaited 5 May rematch. The announcement was made by actor and former wrestler Dwayne Johnson in a video released by the US pay-per-view network Home Box Office.The middleweight stars fought a hugely controversial draw in their first meeting last September. Judge Adelaide Byrd scored the fight 118-110 in favour of Alvarez, a verdict which drew widespread condemnation and led to Byrd being stood down from major fights. The other two judges, Dave Moretti and Don Trella, scored 115-113 in favour of Golovkin and a 114-114 draw respectively.You’re right. This time we won’t need the judges. #CaneloGGG2 pic.twitter.com/h5Hcsh2Evo Related: Nobody won at the Golovkin-Álvarez fight – and boxing was the biggest loser Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian