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Canelo vs. GGG 2 results live: Rounds 7-9 results and recap

Get full updates and round-by-round coverage of the middleweight championship rematch between boxing stars Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez. This is for rounds 7-9.

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

The WBA-WBC middleweight championship rematch between Gennady Golovkin and Canelo Alvarez is underway tonight (Saturday, September 15th). As always, Bloody Elbow will have live fight night coverage all night, both right here, and throughout the night on Twitter. Here, we’ll have comprehensive round by round recaps, featuring rounds 7-9.

Stay tuned all night for full fight night coverage of Canelo vs. GGG 2.

Round 7: Golovkin landing the better shots early. They’re setting one hell of a pace. Jab by Golovkin. Left hook by GGG pushes Canelo back. Another left by GGG and he avoids a sweeping right. Jab by GGG again. Right hand over the top by Canelo, and a good uppercut. GGG gets caught flush with a right. Golovkin lands another jab. Quick jab by Alvarez. Final minute of the round. Left hook by GGG and a Canelo body shot that is borderline. Uppercut and a right hand by GGG glance. Canelo is bleeding from the left side of his face. GGG pushes Alvarez back with the jab. Uppercut by GGG! Canelo with the right! What a fight! GGG closes strongly. 67-66 Canelo.

Round 8: GGG throws an uppercut but Canelo lands a better one. Body shot by Golovkin. Canelo doing good work on the inside. Right hand by Canelo to GGG’s ear. Alvarez now turning it up. Right hand lands for GGG. Canelo with a right. Left hook by GGG. It looks like GGG is slowing down. Short right hand by Golovkin. Canelo with the right again. Left hook by Golovkin. Shovel hook is there for Canelo! Jab by Golovkin. And another one. Canelo bleeding out of his nose. 77-75 Canelo.

Round 9: Left hook-right hand combo by GGG. Uppercut by Canelo, whose cut is worsening. Canelo digs the body again. Golovkin with a jab and right hand. Canelo with a right. Counter uppercut off a lazy right by GGG. Slapping right by Golovkin. Doubling jab and a left hook by Golovkin. Two punches inside by GGG. Left hook blocked. Canelo lands a jab. Uppercut scores for Golovkin and a left hook. GGG gets Canelo to miss on a swinging right. Flush right by Canelo! GGG with a hard left hook! Both men breathing heavily now! GGG with a straight right. The thrill-a-minute ride continues! 86-85 Canelo.