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Looks like Canelo punched himself out. HE’s coasting and trying to lock up as much as possible.

GGG landing jabs at will now. What a turn!

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CANELO KNOWS! HES THROWING NOTHING BUT POWERSHOTS!!!!

GGG doesn’t know how else to fight and keeps walking forward, he;s regained his legs and canelo looks tired.

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Canelo comes out hungry and throwing. Jab body hook straight uppercut, straight hook.

GGG STUMBLES!

CANELO HAS HURT HIM!!!

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

You must be watching a different fight mate

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo thinks he’s worked it out. He eats two jabs to land 3 body shots then throws the big hook again but misses. Same thing 1 minute later. He’s banking on it now.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo lands the biggest hook he’s ever thrown! The media all thought it would drop GGG. Instead Golovkin blinks and steps forward looking for another!

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo opens the 9th with a 4 punch combo to the body but I think it all landed on the arms.

GGG replies with hooks and a straight, canelo tells him he wants more and drops a big hook!

The fighters lean heads and go hook for hook!

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Both fighters miss BIG hooks. Canelo spins and moces to the neutral corner where GGG lands one hook to the body. It’s a tense, close fight and the crowd cheers recognizing that

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

GGG lands 3 jabs and a hook straight.

Cnelo replies with two body hooks and a right, but I’m not sure if they actually landed.

Canelo might be slipping

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Round 8 begins and GGG lands 4 power punches, straight, hook, hook, straight The crowf cheers but Canelo doesn’t jave an answer

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo keeping his movement going and looks very confident but isn’t landing enough to justify it.

This is a 50/50 fight.

GGG landing his softer work, but it’s landing. Lots of jabs and hooks trying to set up power punches that don’t connect.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

There’s no slow burn. It’s close but definitely not slow. This has been better than expected. Canelo’s movement and defense is amazing.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo starts the 7th a little slow. GGG landing a lot of powershots and not working from behind the jab now. He’s even lowering his hands.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Correction on earlier – on the replay we see canelo had GGG in a headlock and threw a punch behind his back to hit him. The crowd wasn’t booing the overhand from GGG

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Round 6 ends with GGG landing a 4 punch combo and Canelo replying with one big hook. The crowd cheers.

GGG round.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

They lock up, GGG throws some looping overs and the crowd isn’t impressed. The ref break them up with a warning and GGG apologizes.

Canelos power punches are insane. He’s landing a lot but not doing the ground work with the Jab like GGG is

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Misinterpreted. Canelo drops his hands, walks forward, eats two GGG jabs and drops 4 hooks that all land.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Half way folks. GGG lands an overhand right and it might have hurt Canelo, we can’t tell yet. He looks to have stumbled then backed into the ropes without throwing anything

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

GGG misses a hook but lands a straight and Canelo shakes his head telling GGG it did nothing.

Canelo misses an uppercut but lands a left and GGG shakes his head telling Canelo it did nothing.

GGG round based on activity. This is a great fight!

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Canelo’s defense is amazing. It looks like he knows what GGG is going to throw before he does it.

One straight got through so far but nothing else. Both fighters are starting to go red in the face. Both landing great power shots and the crowd loves it!

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Round 5 starts!

GGG opened with a back uppercut and a feint

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo moves back into the ropes and dodges everything GGG throws at him, then drops his hands and calls GGG to do more. It all missed.

Canelo then moves to center and lands a jab jab right hook.

End of round and GGG is frustrated but his activity is carrying him

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Round ends with GGG throwing more but only one lands.

It’s a classic activity vs effectiveness battle.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo drops his hands and leans into the ropes calling GGG to do more. When GGG threw his right, Canelo saw it and palmed it away – twice.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates

Canelo is doing a lot of body work, he folowed through with a hook the Amir Khan has nightmares about but it didnt bother GGG.

GGG then drops 4 jabs that canelo eats and didn’t block.

Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin: Boxing live blog, round-by-round updates