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Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin live results: Round 7-9 results and recap

All night, we will have live results from Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin. Here is a look at rounds 7-9.

Gennady Golovkin v Canelo Alvarez Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images

Tonight, Mexico’s Canelo Alvarez and Kazakhstan’s Gennady Golovkin meet in the biggest middleweight boxing championship showdown of this era, 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 rounds 7-9 played out:

Rounds 7-9:

Round 7 - These two are letting their hands go early in the 7th. Nice uppercut by Canelo. Right hand catches Alvarez. Nice sweeping right by Golovkin, who is doing much of the pressuring. Canelo with a right against the ropes. Stiff jab by GGG. Three-punch combo by GGG. Uppercut grazes Canelo. Good counter uppercut by Alvarez! Body shot by Canelo. GGG ends the round with another jab. 68-65 Golovkin.

Round 8 - Good combo by Golovkin! Canelo may have been bothered by that. Body shot by Canelo. Inside right hand is there for the Kazakh. Right hand by Canelo doesn’t even bother GGG. Another body shot by Canelo as they square off in the middle of the ring. Good left to the liver by Canelo as GGG is off on an uppercut. Counter left on the inside for Canelo. Again Canelo is just able to avoid a powerful right hand. Great uppercut by Canelo! GGG is walking through it though. Canelo with a great body shot. GGG with a stinging jab and a right to the body. 78-74 Golovkin.

Round 9 - Canelo with a four-punch combo capped off with a left to the body. Most were not coming through. Alvarez is the aggressor in the opening 30 seconds. Two hard right hands by Golovkin and Canelo may have been buzzed! They trade big shots and GGG gets clipped, too! Another right by Golovkin. Nearly landing the left hook over the top. Right hand does connect. Left hook by Alvarez but GGG with a right. A big right! Golovkin has an amazing chin. Double jab and a right hand by Golovkin. Canelo lunges forward with a left hook. Canelo back against the ropes again. GGG is bullying him a bit. Now connects on an uppercut! Canelo with a three-punch combo but GGG walks him down again and lands one more shot. 88-83 Golovkin.

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