Canelo vs. GGG live results: Winners, analysis, and highlights from Saturday night

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Jaime Munguia def. Brandon Cook via TKO at 1:03 of Round 3

Round 3: Cook comes forward again, with hard body shots. Big ones. But he is caught hard by a hook from Munguia, and it’s a knockdown. Cook goes down, but makes it through the standing count. They start back up, and Munguia swarms again. Brutal body shot leads Cooks to turtle against the ropes, and after some more peppering blows, the referee stops the fight. Munguia was throwing absolutely brutal hooks to the body! What a showing!

Round 2: Cook knows he has to come out strong, and he does that in the second round, throwing big combos, and getting Munguia against the ropes briefly. Right uppercut from Munguia just grazes and pushes Cook back. Big overhand right from Cook misses. Munguia wants to go off on Cook again, but he knows the power is there and he doesn’t want to be on the receiving end of a one-puncher, which seem to be popular tonight. Short right from Cook lands. And again, with 10 seconds to go in the round, Munguia starts unloading with a series of strong hooks. Cook lands a body shot near the end that was pretty good. Actually a close round, but probably Munguia’s.

Round 1: Slow start to this round, with Munguia waiting for Cook to engage, but Cook … isn’t’e engaging. Couple left jabs from Munguia land, then a left overhand misses and he eats a pair of jabs from Cook. Hard body shot from Munguia, and he eats one from Cook right after. Big hook to the body from Munguia. He’s got Cook against the ropes, and Munguia begins teeing off. Munguia is warned for hits to the back of the head. With the first round coming to a close, Munguia fires off several hard hooks, and all Cook can do is turtle until the bell.

David Lemieux def. Gary O’Sullivan via TKO at 2:44 of Round 1

Round 1: Lemiux comes out more agressive to start the first, working the body early, but he eats a couple stiff left jabs from O’Sullivan. Good, hard body shot from Lemieux, then another. Strong left jab from O’Sullivan. Left hook from Lemieux and O’Sullivan is down! He’s down and the referee is stopping this bout! O’Sullivan didn’t go “out” per se but he clearly is out of it. Wow!

Roman ”Chocolatito” Gonzalez def. Moises Fuentes via TKO at 1:44 of Round 5

Round 5: More of the same here to start, with Chocolatito landing a nice flurry and BOOM, a huge knockout punch! Fuentes is down and he’s not getting up! It was a short left hook followed by a big overhand right.

Round 4: Chocolatito is probably up three rounds here, but 2-1 at the worst. Fuentes throws some hard hooks coming out in the fourth, and lands a nice body shot. He also connects with a strong left hook. Problem is: between both of those good shots, he ate about six from Chocolatito. Right uppercut from Chocolatito with Fuentes up against the ropes. Overhand left from Chocolatito hits hard. Another round for him, though Fuentes looked better there than he did in the second and third.

Round 3: Chocolatito is rolling early here, getting Fuentes backing up with hard jabs and sneaky hooks. He puts together multiple one-two-three combinations, and decisively takes another round.

Round 2: Fuentes comes out more aggressive, winging a strong hook that Chocolatito barely gets out of the way of. Chocolatito comes back with a hard body shot, then a short left hook and Fuentes has a cut near his right eye. More hard shots from Chocolatito, who has Fuentes backing up. Strong body shot from Chocolatito, then a right to the body from Fuentes. Short left hook lands for Chocolatito again, and Fuentes is having trouble stringing shots together. Round ends — it should be Chocolatito’s.

Round 1: And we are underway! Chocolatito works some jabs early, and gets Fuentes up against the ropes, but they circle away. Fuentes, much taller hands some nice jabs of his own, but it’s a slow, fairly even round to start.


The rematch is finally here. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin will face off on Saturday evening in a pay-per-view card for just about all the middleweight titles that matter. Their first outing was a controversial split draw, not because the fight wasn’t close, but because one judge, Adalaide Byrd, had a card that was vastly different from the other two judges.

Saturday’s card begins at 8 p.m. ET on HBO pay-per-view (live streaming via FITE.tv,RingTV). The first fight was close enough to warrant a draw, but the 118-110 card handed down by Byrd was widely criticized following the bout. We’ll have a live blog and highlights of the entire card, right here, beginning at 8 p.m.

Golovkin is regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world, but he needs a decisive win over Alvarez. They were originally scheduled for a rematch on May 5, but Alvarez was handed a six-month suspension for a positive drug test, which he blamed on tainted meat from Mexico.

The WBA (Super), WBC and IBO middleweight titles are currently held by a Golovkin and will be on the line, as well as the vacant The Ring Magazine middleweight strap. The IBF title was tripped from Golovkin due to him not facing the mandatory challenger, Sergiy Derevyanchenko.

Saturday’s card will also feature a WBO junior middleweight title contest between champion Jaime Munguia and Brandon Cook. The card will open with a bout between super flyweights Roman Gonzalez and Moises Fuentes, followed by a middleweight contest between David Lemieux and Gary O’Sullivan.

How to watch Canelo vs. GGG II

Time: 8 p.m. ET

Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas

TV: Pay-per-view (HBO)

Online Streaming: FITE.tv, RingTV

Canelo vs. GGG II fight card

Middleweight: Gennady Golovkin vs. Canelo Alvarez (unified middleweight title)
Junior middleweight: Jaime Munguia def. Brandon Cook via TKO at 1:03 of Round 3
Middleweight: David Lemieux def. Gary O’Sullivan via TKO at 2:44 of Round 1
Junior bantamweight: Roman ”Chocolatito” Gonzalez def. Moises Fuentes via TKO at 1:44 of Round 5

Source : https://www.sbnation.com/2018/9/15/17864666/canelo-golovkin-2018-results-live-winners-highlights-analysis