On Saturday, Sept. 16, Golden Boy Promotions and HBO brought one of the best boxing matches of the year to the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas for Canelo vs. Golovkin.

In the evening’s main event, two of the world’s pound-for-pound greats clashed in what was the most anticipated fight of the year in boxing. Undefeated WBC, WBA, IBO and IBF world champion Gennady Golovkin met Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. Golovkin had won 33 of his 37 fights by way of stoppage. Alvarez had 34 knockouts in his 49 career wins. His only career defeat came at the hands of Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr.

The event airs lived at 8 p.m. ET on HBO PPV.

Gennady Golovkin vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez ends in split draw (110-118, 115-113, 114-114) – for WBC, WBA, IBO, IBF world middleweight titles
Joseph Diaz def. Jorge Lara by by unanimous decision (119-108, 119-109, 120-108)
Diego De La Hoya def. Randy Caballero by unanimous decision (100-90, 98-92, 98-92) – for NABF super bantamweight title
Ryan Martin def. Francisco Rojo by split decision (96-93, 91-98, 95-94)

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Zach Aittama
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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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