Whicker: Canelo Alvarez rules the game after beating Gennady Golovkin, but don’t look back

  • Canelo Alvarez, left, of Mexico, lands a punch on WBC/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, during their title boxing fight at T-Mobile Sector in Las Vega, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by majority choice. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun through AP).

  • Canelo Alvarez, of Mexico, celebrates after beating WBC/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, in a title boxing battle at T-Mobile Sector in Las Vega, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by bulk decision. (Steve Marcus/Las Las Vega Sun via AP).

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  • Canelo Alvarez celebrates after beating Gennady Golovkin by bulk decision in a middleweight title boxing suit, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las vega. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, right, as well as Gennady Golovkin profession strikes throughout a middleweight title boxing suit, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Alvarez won by majority choice. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, left, as well as Gennady Golovkin trade strikes throughout a middleweight title boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Alvarez won by majority choice. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, right, and Gennady Golovkin profession strikes throughout a middleweight title boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Alvarez won by bulk choice. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez lands a punch against Gennady Golovkin in the 12th round during a middleweight title boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las vega. Alvarez won by majority choice. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, left, and Gennady Golovkin profession strikes during a middleweight title boxing suit, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Alvarez won by majority decision. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, left, stands up after sliding as Gennady Golovkin looks on throughout a middleweight title boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Alvarez won by majority decision. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, left, and also Gennady Golovkin accept after a middleweight title boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las vega. Alvarez won by majority decision. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez responds after beating Gennady Golovkin by bulk choice in a middleweight title boxing suit, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, left, lands a punch versus Gennady Golovkin throughout a middleweight title boxing match, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las Vegas. Alvarez won by bulk choice. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, right, as well as Gennady Golovkin profession strikes throughout a middleweight title boxing suit, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Las vega. Alvarez won by majority decision. (AP Photo/Isaac Brekken).

  • Canelo Alvarez, of Mexico, celebrates after defeating WBC/WBA middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, in a title boxing fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vega, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by bulk decision. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sunlight by means of AP).

  • Canelo Alvarez, of Mexico, celebrates after defeating WBC/WBA middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, in a title boxing fight at T-Mobile Field in Las Vega, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by bulk decision. (Steve Marcus/Las Las Vega Sunlight using AP).

  • Canelo Alvarez, of Mexico, commemorates after defeating WBC/WBA middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, in a title boxing fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by majority decision. (Steve Marcus/Las Vegas Sun by means of AP).

  • Canelo Alvarez, of Mexico, commemorates after beating WBC/WBA middleweight champ Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, in a title boxing battle at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by majority decision. (Steve Marcus/Las Las Vega Sun by means of AP).

  • Canelo Alvarez, right, of Mexico, lands a punch on WBC/WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, of Khazakstan, during their title boxing fight at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018. Alvarez took Glolovkin’s WBC/WBA titles by bulk decision. (Steve Marcus/Las Las Vega Sun through AP).

  • 9-15-18. Las Vega NV. (in blk trunks) Champ fighter Canelo Alvarez goes 12 rounds with GGG( Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin) Saturday night. Canelo Alvarez took the win by bulk choice for the WBC-WBA-IBO ring middleweight title at the T-Mobile field.
    Photo by Genetics Blevins/LA DailyNews/SCNG.

  • 9-15-18. Las Vegas NV. (in blk trunks) Champ fighter Canelo Alvarez goes 12 rounds with GGG( Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin) Saturday night. Canelo Alvarez took the win by majority choice for the WBC-WBA-IBO ring middleweight title at the T-Mobile field.
    Photo by Gene Blevins/LA DailyNews/SCNG.

  • 9-15-18. Las Vega NV. (in blk trunks) Champ fighter Canelo Alvarez goes 12 rounds with GGG( Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin) Saturday night. Canelo Alvarez took the win by bulk choice for the WBC-WBA-IBO ring middleweight title at the T-Mobile field.
    Image by Genetics Blevins/LA DailyNews/SCNG.

  • 9-15-18. Las Vega NV. (in blk trunks) Champ boxer Canelo Alvarez goes 12 rounds with GGG( Gennady Gennadyevich Golovkin) Saturday evening. Canelo Alvarez took the win by bulk choice for the WBC-WBA-IBO ring middleweight title at the T-Mobile field.
    Picture by Genetics Blevins/LA DailyNews/SCNG.

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LAS LAS VEGA– Jaime Munguia won his fight when he cast his darkness.

When he strolled right into the T-Mobile Sector ring Saturday evening, opponent Brandon Cook, suddenly looked tiny and doomed. Prepare should have recognized he had a much better chance to outrun Usain Screw than to defeat Munguia, that is not 22 years of ages but is 31-0, with 26 kos. Cook came to be No. 31 as well as 26, in the 3rd round.

” We came below to take the evening and I think we did,” stated Fernando Beltran, Munguia’s promoter.

Munguia fought 90 mins before Canelo Alvarez followed him through the ropes as well as decisioned Gennady Golovkin to take his WBA and also WBC middleweight titles. So Canelo tightly sought out the evening. However Munguia became compulsory viewing. He is 6 feet tall as well as in some way carries 140 extra pounds without pressure. He is rangy as well as long, like a modern shortstop. He is the WBO champ at junior welterweight and states he wishes to link the titles, but everybody recognizes he’ll be 147 and, sooner or later, 154. The crowd currently identifies and joys, the way it provided for a redhead from Guadalajara previously this decade. Munguia will certainly keep Canelo’s circle unbroken, up until they satisfy sooner or later.

It is a sequence line that Golden Boy Promotions is building. Protecting it will be the tallest order for Munguia.

The success over Golovkin was Canelo’s 50th. He is just 28. 6 years ago he shed a majority decision to Floyd Mayweather, who was smart enough to arrange Canelo early. That stays Canelo’s only loss. Ever since he is 8-0-1. Those nine challengers were a consolidated 292-14-5 when they dealt with Canelo.

Golovkin was 37-0 when he involved Canelo in 2015. Now he is 38-1-1. In this fight, Canelo did things to Golovkin that no previous middleweight can visualize. He did not try to prevent his power. Rather he junked his clandestine tactics of the first fight and also challenged Golovkin, head-up. Yet he still was elusive, lowering Golovkin’s power-shot percent to 26.6.
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Later, Canelo selected his co-trainers, Chepo Reynoso and also his child Eddy. “They’ve been my trainers given that I was 13, they took me from absolutely nothing,” Canelo stated. “I wish to keep picking up from them.”

Canelo was commanding enough to gain kudos from Abel Sanchez, Golovkin’s trainer who had been a verbal provocateur for months.

” It would certainly be hypocritical for us to complain regarding the decision,” Sanchez claimed. “It really was decided by the last round. Canelo combated a great fight. He was a champion today.”

Ah, but that last round …

Golovkin rocked Canelo with 10 power shots and also soaked up only two. He found the balanced combinations for which he had been browsing.

Yet courts Dave Moretti as well as Steve Weisfeld offered the round to Canelo. Give it to GGG and you have actually obtained an unanimous draw, because Glenn Feldman’s scorecard was 114-114.

” I informed Gennady after the eighth round that he was shedding, that it was time to pick it up,” Sanchez stated. “I assumed he fought that method.”

” Canelo stood and dealt with,” Golovkin said. “He dealt with a great fight. But that does not suggest he controlled the fight. I thought I did that.”

Canelo won because he realized why the last battle was a draw, that he could have won if he ‘d sunk his heels into the canvas and denied Golovkin the right to determine terms. As well as, for all the speak about body-punching, Golovkin was given debt, by CompuBox, for only 6 body shots versus Canelo. He just had 8 in the first battle.

” You tell guys what you want them to do, but once they get into the ring they see things you do not see,” Sanchez stated.

Ryan Garcia, the 20-year-old Golden Young boy possibility, claimed Canelo made Golovkin hesitate about going downstairs.

” You’re a lot more prone when you go there due to the fact that it opens you for counters,” Garcia stated. “Canelo was too fast for that to occur. He was sharp. He had no fear, no regard for Golovkin’s power. That’s why he took on him.”

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If Canelo wants all the middleweight belts he need to deal with WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders and also the winner of the IBF suit in between Daniel Jacobs and Sergiy Derevyanchenko.

For Golovkin there is little time to head-fake.

” He’ll be 37 years old (in April),” Sanchez said. “Certainly he wants a 3rd battle with Canelo.”

GGG will require a browse through to the Wayback Equipment to alter the trendline. Time is on Canelo’s side, a minimum of until Jaime Munguia begins swiping the night.

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