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Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday’s title fight against Canelo Alvarez. They would all have to be refunded, after a controversial decision left both bettors and bookmakers disappointed and confused. Heading into the decision, oddsmakers believed Golovkin had won
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The long-anticipated middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Gennady Golovkin ended with a split-decision draw Saturday night. As defending champion, Golovkin retains his WBA, WBC and IBF championships. Two of the judges had the bout scored closely: Dave Moretti favored Golovkin 115-113, and Don Trella had a 114-114 draw. Adalaide Byrd scored the fight
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The only remaining World Boxing Super Series bout without an official date and site now has one. Juergen Braehmer (48-3, 35 KOs) and Rob Brant (22-0, 15 KOs) will meet on Oct. 27 at the Kongresshalle in Schwerin, Germany, in the last quarterfinal of the WBSS eight-man, single-elimination super middleweight tournament, organizers announced Saturday. “I
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