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Canelo vs GGG live fight results: Round 1-3 results and recap

All night, we will have live results from Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin. Here is a look at rounds 1-3.

Gennady Golovkin v Canelo Alvarez Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

Tonight, Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin meet in a highly-anticipated middleweight championship showdown, live on HBO PPV from Las Vegas, Nevada. Bloody Elbow will have live fight night coverage all night, including round by round results and recaps.

Here’s how the first three rounds played out:

Rounds 1-3:

Round 1 - Here we go! Golovkin starts on the front foot and jabs. Loud Triple-G chants ring around the arena as GGG misses on a right hand. Canelo misses on the counter. GGG continues to jab and now Canelo jabs back. Body shot and a jab for Alvarez. Right hand clips Canelo. Golovkin’s jab is there but he misses on the right. Alvarez with a nice right and he backs GGG up. Good jab by Canelo. Golovkin with two more jabs. 10-9 GGG.

Round 2 - The Canelo! chants are now loud and clear. First clinch of the fight and it’s quickly broken up. Left hook lands for Alvarez. They trade jabs and then Canelo jabs to the body. Slapping left hook is blocked by GGG. Decent combo by Canelo and he lands a left hook. GGG unable to connect on an uppercut. This is a good Canelo round. Good exchange on the inside by both men. 19-19.

Round 3 - Three-punch combo by Golovkin. Pace is quickening and GGG scores with a jab. Right hand to the body by Canelo. Another left hook to the body by Canelo. Bayless says to keep the shots up. There’s a left hook by GGG. He’s short on the straight right. Body shot by Canelo is blocked. Misses with the left but lands with the right. Two jabs by GGG. Left hook is blocked but not the second one for GGG. Canelo doubles up to the body. Uppercut by Canelo! Right hand scores for GGG. Flush left hook by Golovkin. 29-28 Canelo.

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