Alvarez: I was happy to share the ring with Golovkin, he is a strong fighter

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Saul Alvarez

MOSCOW, 18 Sep – Mexican boxer Saul Alvarez, after defeating Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin, said that he was glad to share the ring with him and called him a really strong opponent.
The third fight between Golovkin and Alvarez took place in Las Vegas (USA) and ended with the victory of the Mexican by unanimous decision. Alvarez defended the World Boxing Association (WBA Super), World Boxing Organization (WBO), World Boxing Council (WBC) and International Boxing Federation (IBF) middleweight titles. Before that, the boxers fought in 2017 and 2018 (a draw and Alvarez’s victory by decision). For Golovkin, this was his debut fight in the super middleweight division.
Alvarez lost to the Russian Dmitry Bivol on May 8 in Las Vegas and could not take away the WBA Super light heavyweight title from him.
Alvarez is 32 years old, the Mexican has 58 wins (39 by knockout) with two losses and two draws. The 40-year-old Golovkin holds the WBA Super middleweight title, the loss was the second for the Kazakhstani, he also has 42 wins (37 by knockout) and one draw.


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