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Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin
Canelo Alvarez and Gennadiy Golovkin will clash in Saturday’s main event.
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MMA Fighting has Canelo vs. GGG 3 results live for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin 3 fight card at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

When the main event begins, around 11 p.m. ET, check out our Canelo vs. GGG 3 live round-by-round updates for our live blog of the main event.

Check out Canelo vs. GGG 3 undercard live blog below for the DAZN pay-per-view portion that will begin at 8 p.m. ET.

Main Event

Canelo Alvarez defeated Gennadiy Golovkin via unanimous decision | Highlights | Scorecard


Jesse Rodriguez vs. Israel Gonzalez

Round 1: Rodriguez holding the center of the ring, Gonzalez feeling things out from the outside. Rodriguez pokes to the body, Gonzalez quick to back him up with an uppercut. Rodriguez steps in with a right hand. Rodriguez scores with a speedy left. Gonzalez pops Rodriguez with a counter. Neither man giving the other much space to operate. Gonzalez with another good right hand. Rodriguez tags Gonzalez with a right hand.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez.

Round 2: Rodriguez with excellent head movement as he advances. Gonzalez turning up the heat and he lands a series of good punches before Rodriguez cracks him with an uppercut. Gonzalez keeping his jab out there to deter Rodriguez from advancing. Two lefts to the body. Rodriguez popping the jab now. Gonzalez with a 1-2 combo.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gonzalez. Overall, 19-19.

Round 3: Rodriguez eager to advance and score, but Gonzalez is punishing him shots to the head and body. Jab by Rodriguez. Gonzalez firing to the body. He’s finding a home for all those body shots. Right hand by Gonzalez. Rodriguez getting through Gonzalez’s defenses. Rodriguez pops Gonzalez with a jab. Rapid combo scores for Gonzalez.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gonzalez. Overall, 29-28 Gonzalez.

Round 4: Rodriguez corners Gonzalez and starts to unload with good work to the head and body. Gonzalez keeping Rodriguez honest with short combos inside. Straight right lands on Gonzalez. Constant pressure from Rodriguez. Multiple jabs land for Rodriguez. Gonzalez focusing on counters, but he can’t keep Rodriguez from advancing. Uppercut-body shot combo scores for Rodriguez. Gonzalez with a couple of thudding body punches. Solid uppercut for Rodriguez closes out the round. Fun fight so far.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 38-38.

Round 5: Gonzalez smacks Rodriguez with a left hook as Rodriguez tries to walk him down against the ropes. They’re standing in the pocket and firing. Rodriguez throws up top, Gonzalez counters with another good body shot. More rips to the body by Gonzalez. Left uppercut by Rodriguez. Gonzalez goes 1-2 to the body. Rodriguez attacks the body as they work out of a clinch. Referee warns both fighters about keeping their shots above the belt. Gonzalez bludgeons Rodriguez to the body, Rodriguez pops his head back with a straight left. Rodriguez pouring it on against the ropes, but Gonzalez defends well enough.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 48-47 Rodriguez.

Round 6: Rodriguez comes out firing that jab. He’s really turning it up. Gonzalez not getting a lot of room to breathe as Rodriguez relentlessly attacks the body. Right hand by Rodriguez, he backs Gonzalez up with an uppercut. Rodriguez finding a home for his power punches.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 58-56 Rodriguez.

Round 7: Rodriguez maintaining pressure. He’s clanging that right hand against the side of Gonzalez’s head and targeting that chin with his upercut. Rodriguez tags Gonzalez with a counter punch as Gonzalez goes to the body. Short punches score inside for Rodriguez, there’s that uppercut again. Rodriguez quicker to the punch, he hits Gonzalez with a clean straight left. Gonzalez stays in the pocket and throws out a 1-2. A 1-2 scores for Rodriguez. Hard body shot by Gonzalez.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 68-65 Rodriguez.

Round 8: Rodriguez rifling out that jab, Gonzalez running out of space as he backs up. That jab of Rodriguez is money. Gonzalez starting to miss with his counters. Rodriguez slipping and landing beautifully. Rodriguez presses forward and Gonzalez doesn’t have a lot of answers in this round. Just as I write that, Gonzalez complains of a low blow and the referee pauses the action. Rodriguez right on the offensive as the action resets. He chases Gonzalez and goes to the body, but Gonzalez drops, complaining of a low shot again. Replays seem to support Gonzalez’s complaint. That’s going to be a point taken from Rodriguez.

MMA Fighting scores the round 9-9. Overall, 77-74 Rodriguez.

Round 9: Rodriguez and Gonzalez just firing away in what could be a close fight on the official scorecards. Rodriguez with a four-punch combo, but Gonzalez hits him with a couple of loud body shots to slow him down. Big uppercut for Gonzalez. Gonzalez to the body, Rodriguez with a 1-2. The pace slows down for a moment. Rodriguez with good punches up top, but Gonzalez rips him to the body. Rodriguez slips a punch and lands a left. Good punches down the middle by Rodriguez. Rodriguez batters Gonzalez in the corner, then closes the round with a solid left hand.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 87-83 Rodriguez.

Round 10: Rodriguez jabbing and staying low, protecting his body. They trade body shots. Gonzalez lands a punch up top. Rodriguez scoring with his jab, then a counter right uppercut. Gonzalez with a glancing uppercut. Rodriguez jabs his way in and scores to the body. Rodriguez with a hard left across the chin. Gonzalez goes body-head. Rodriguez backs Gonzalez to the ropes with a 1-2 combination. Fantastic output from both guys through 10 rounds so far.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 97-92 Rodriguez.

Round 11: Rodriguez pawing with the jab to set up some fast combinations. He’s just outpacing Gonzalez at this point. Left uppercut scores for Rodriguez. Gonzalez smacks him with a counter right. Right down the middle by Gonzalez. Gonzalez back to the body but he ducks right into a Rodriguez uppercut. Rodriguez winning the clinch exchanges. Short counter right by Rodriguez. Gonzalez drops again after another supposed low blow, but the referee doesn’t deduct a point this time.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 107-101 Rodriguez.

Round 12: Rodriguez with good head movement, Gonzalez catching air. Gonzalez with a 1-2 to the body, then a combo up top. Gonzalez throwing freely, Rodriguez keeping his offense tight. Rodriguez’s uppercut still landing. Two lefts land for Rodriguez. He pummels Gonzalez against the ropes. Straight left scores for Rodriguez. More punches land for Rodriguez with Gonzalez against the ropes.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Rodriguez. Overall, 117-110 Rodriguez.

Official result: Jesse Rodriguez def. Israel Gonzalez via unanimous decision (118-109, 117-110, 114-113)

Ali Akhmedov vs. Gabriel Rosado

Round 1: Akhmedov controlling the range with his jab. Rosado staying defensive, letting Akhmedov bang against his gloves. Nice counter left by Rosado. They exchange jabs. Akhmedov backing up now. Rosado slips in an uppercut to the chin. Akhmedov puts the pressure on with his jab. Left hook by Akhmedov, but Rosado answers with a left.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov.

Round 2: Rosado probes with the jab. Akhmedov picking his shots. He lets loose with a quick combo, Rosado struggling to find an opening right now. They exchange jabs. Akhmedov wants to bully Rosado against the ropes. Fast hands by Akhmedov put him on the board.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 20-18 Akhmedov.

Round 3: Akhmedov picking his spots and Rosado is getting caught. Akhmedov throwing smartly to the body. Rosado returns fire, but Akhemdov shows good defense. Clean right hand by Akhmedov lands. Rosado snaps out a right hand. Akhmedov pops him with a jab. Akhmedov jabs and gets out of the way of a haymaker. Step-in right hand by Rosado. Good jab going for Akhmedov. Counter left by Rosado.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 30-27 Akhmedov.

Round 4: Akhmedov going right back to the jab. He’s consistently finding his way past Rosado’s defenses. Rosado is busy, but can’t match the accuracty of Akhmedov. Fast, quick combinations by Akhmedov keeping him ahead on the cards. He’s sniping away with the jab to the head and body. Rosado wants to be more aggressive, but he can’t get past that jab with any effectiveness.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 40-36 Akhmedov.

Round 5: Akhmedov consistently beating Rosado to the punch. Hard counter right by Akhmedov shakes Rosado up. Rapid three-punch combo lands for Akhmedov. He’s circling and scoring. Rosado pumps a jab in. Rosado with a good left hand, but Akhmedov just walks through it. Beautiful footwork by the Kazakh fighter. He closes the round punching at a cornered Rosado.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 50-45 Akhmedov.

Round 6: Akhemdov’s jab is so crisp. He’s accurately poking at the head and body. They exchange left hooks. Akhmedov lands a jab and follows with a speedy combination. Rosado on the chase, but Akhmedov keeping him at bay with timely shots. Rosado wants to land that right hand bomb badly. He lands a few glancing rights, but Akhmedov just smiles at him.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 60-54 Akhmedov.

Round 7: Akhmedov snaps a jab at Rosado. He throws three combinations in a row, Rosado just waiting. Akhmedov times a hard punch to the body and connects. Rosado coming forward, but Akhmedov is controlling the range perfectly. Akhmedov expertly working his way around Rosado’s defense. He’s cruising through seven rounds.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 70-63 Akhmedov.

Round 8: Rosado steps in to score with a left hand. Akhmedov holding the center of the ring and he catches Rosado coming in over and over again. Superb jab work by Akhmedov. His movement is giving Rosado problems, but Rosado finds a home for a right hand. Akhmedov lunges in for a straight right to close the round that doesn’t come close to landing.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 80-72 Akhmedov.

Round 9: Akhmedov in compelte control. He’s got the jab landing from long range. Rosado tries to turn it up, Akhmedov with another blistering combo. Rosado lands, but eats a jab. Akhemdov circles and jabs. Rosado chases and absorbs a few more counters.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 90-81 Akhmedov.

Round 10: Akhmedov hits Rosado with a 1-2. He’s dancing with that jab. Left hook by Rosado. Akhmedov just bouncing Rosado’s head with his combos. Rosado wants to make this one ugly, but it’s too little too late. Akhmedov just tuning him up. Akhmedov with a three-punch combo. Rosado swinging big and eating punches.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Akhmedov. Overall, 100-90 Akhmedov.

Official result: Ali Akhmedov def. Gabriel Rosado via unanimous decision (100-90, 100-90, 100-90)

Austin Williams vs. Kieron Conway

Round 1: Williams advancing with his jab. He’s landing as Conway looks to counter. Williams throwing with confidence as Conway backs up against the ropes. Nice shot to the body by Conway. Williams wants to answer with a looping punch, but Conway catches him with another to the body. Williams slips in left hand.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Williams.

Round 2: Williams walks Conway down to the corner, Conway showing good defense as he clinches up. Williams looks to attack the body now/ Conway backs him up with a 1-2. More body work from Williams, he’s scoring. Conway looking to keep Williams at the end of his jab. Conway scores with a right. Williams staying aggressive, but cautious as Conway keeps his right hand cocked. Williams to the body. He ducks in for a heavy punch, Conway makes him pay with a counter combo.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Williams. Overall, 20-18 Williams.

Round 3: Williams opens Round 3 with a good right hand. He’s been dictating the pace of this fight. Conway triples up on his jab and that gets Williams’ attention, then Conway catches him with a hard right. Another hard right hand has Williams on the defensive. Williams goes to his jab to regain control. Williams back to the body, he’s having trouble getting out of the way of that jab now.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Conway. Overall, 29-28 Williams.

Round 4: Conway doing a great job of keeping Williams at bay with punches from range now. Williams mixes it up and lands a left to the body. Conway sticking to the jab. Williams whiffs on an uppercut. Now it’s Williams winning with the jab. Conway cracks Williams with a clean counter right. Williams still working the jab, but he’s having difficulty landing any power punches.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Conway. Overall, 38-38.

Round 5: Williams clips Conway with the jab. He has the output back up in this round, Conway back to countering. Conway advances, jab extended. Both fighters taking a measured approach to this round. Conway avoids a few power punches as the round comes to an end.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Conway. Overall, 48-47 Conway.

Round 6: Big right by Williams to and he just misses on a follow-up. Smart clinch by Conway. Williams sneaks in a jab to the body and gets his defenses up as Conway counters. Good left lands up top for Conway. Williams continues to attack the body. Conway doubles up on a jab. Williams zipping his own jab out there. Nice 1-2 by Conway gets Williams’ attention. Williams jabs the body.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Williams. Overall, 57-57.

Round 7: Williams right back to the aggressive offense as Conway backs up. Williams is cutting off the ring. He’s content to jab the body as he waits for Conway to give him an opening, he finds one and lands a crisp right. Overhand left scores for Williams. He’s headhunting and Conway gets hit by the left again. Both fighters starting to open up.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Williams. Overall, 67-66 Williams.

Round 8: Williams throwing the left with confidence. Conway sneaks in a jab. He throws a right down the middle. Williams lands a right hand and Conway clinches up. We have a pause in the action to fix Conway’s wrist tape. Williams looking to use that jab to the body to set up his power left. Body work from Williams scores. Conway doubles up with the jab and connects. He can’t keep Williams off of him though. A lot of sloppy clinching from Conway to close the round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Williams. Overall, 77-75 Williams.

Round 9: Williams steps in with a right hand as Conway works out of the corner. There’s the uppercut Williams was looking for and Conway drops to a knee, that’s a knockdown. Williams going for the finish once the action resumes. Conway scores with a right. Williams lets out a primal roar for some reason. He steps into a Conway counter.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Williams. Overall, 87-83 Williams.

Round 10: Williams right back to the body to set up those power shots. Conway punches his way out of the corner and there’s a spirited exchange. They pause to deal with Conway’s wrist tape again. Williams letting his hands go and Conway has to keep circling to minimize the damage. Uppercut to the body by Williams. Conway scores with a jab over the top. Williams with a cautious end to the round as Conway fires off a few quick punches. They clinch and there’s the bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Williams. Overall, 97-92 Williams.

Official result: Austin Williams def. Kieron Conway via unanimous decision (96-93, 97-92, 97-92)

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