Canelo Álvarez versus Gennady Golovkin, charged as Incomparability, was an expert fight challenged for the brought together WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, IBO, Ring magazine, and lineal middleweight championship. The session was on September 16, 2017, at T-Versatile Field on the Las Vegas Strip. It was broadcast on HBO pay-per-view in the US, on BoxNation Film industry in the Assembled Realm, and on Space in Latin America.

In spite of Golovkin outlanding Alvarez in 10 of the 12 rounds as per Compubox, the battle finished in a disputable split draw, with Dave Moretti scoring the battle 115-113 for Golovkin, Adalaide Byrd scoring it 118-110 for Álvarez, and Wear Trella scoring it 114-114. Byrd’s scorecard particularly was dependent upon an exceptionally huge measure of analysis, with numerous pundits portraying the choice as a robbery.

The dubious result prompted the association of a rematch, which was likely planned for May 5, 2018. The battle was dropped after Álvarez tried positive for a restricted substance in Walk 2018, and officially pulled out forthcoming hearings with the Nevada Athletic Commission in April. Subsequent to confronting a suspension until August 17, 2018, Álvarez and Golovkin consented to reschedule the rematch to September 15, 2018.

Fight card

Weight class vs. Type Round Time Notes
Middleweight Mexico Canelo Álvarez vs. Kazakhstan Gennady Golovkin (c) SD 12/12
Featherweight United States Joseph Diaz def. Mexico Rafael Rivera UD 12/12
Super bantamweight Mexico Diego De La Hoya def. United States Randy Caballero UD 10/10
Lightweight United States Ryan Martin def. Mexico Francisco Rojo SD 10/10

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