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Close win means Alvarez and Golovkin could do it again

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LAS VEGAS - The fight was so close at the final bell that no one in the arena - including Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez - knew who would leave the ring with the middleweight title belts.
It was Alvarez, though by the slimmest of margins. He won the last round on two scorecards Saturday night on the Las Vegas Strip to hand Golovkin the first loss of his career in a fight that more than lived up to its advance billing.
To settle who is really the best, though, they may just have to do it a third time. And that's fine with both fighters, who have now gone 24 rounds together with little...
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Canelo Alvarez took the fight to Golovkin and took home the belts. Now will there be a third fight?

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His defining, captivating showing behind him, Canelo Alvarez breathed in the satisfaction of delivering Gennady Golovkin his first defeat and all that meant. By forcing the man who terrorized the division for more than half a decade to retreat, by punching through the cloud that accompanies a positive...
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Canelo wasn't the only winner on Saturday

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Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin delivered another great fight in the ring on Saturday night, but it was once again Floyd Mayweather who stole the headlines.
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Golovkin meets an angry Alvarez for middleweight title

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LAS VEGAS - Gennady Golovkin wanted to make Canelo Alvarez angry and perhaps throw him off his fight plan. It worked for the weigh-in, but Alvarez vows he will be in control of his emotions Saturday night in their clash for the middleweight title. Alvarez lunged briefly at Golovkin at the weigh-in on Friday, saying his anger got the better of him. But he said in the days leading up to the fight that he will not fall into the trap of trying to fight Triple G toe-to-toe.
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