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Nacho: Canelo Did Great, But I Think Golovkin Won

By Miguel Rivera

One of the most respected trainers in the sport, Hall of Famer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain, felt his countryman, Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, was the loser of last Saturday's rematch with Gennady Golovkin.

In a closely contested fight, Canelo handed Golovkin (38-1-1, 34 KOs) his first career defeat at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Canelo secured a twelve round majority decision, with scores of 114-114, 115-113 and 115-113.

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In the first bout, the two rivals battled to a controversial twelve round split draw.

Nacho was not that impressed with the first contest, but he was very impressed with the action from both boxers in the second meeting.

In the first bout, Canelo used his legs and moved around the ring while using his boxing skills. This time, he came forward and stood right in front of Golovkin, and he never stopped throwing punches for the entire contest.

The veteran coach would like to see the two of them face each other in a trilogy fight.

"I liked how Canelo stood there right in front and I have a lot of recognition for him, but I think Golovkin won the fight," Nacho told ESPN Deportes.

"The first one did not convince me that it was a big fight, but this time it really convinced me. It would be nice to have a trilogy to really figure out who is the best."

Nacho believes a third meeting will indeed happen, and even a fourth.

If a third fight were to happen, the target would obviously be Cinco De Mayo weekend - which falls in early May of 2019.

"I think after this fight there will be a third and a fourth, because everyone is going to fill their pockets with money, mainly [Golden Boy Promotions CEO] Oscar De la Hoya, and they will not prevent the path of making a third," Nacho concluded.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Beercules on 10-02-2018

Oh noooooo:lol1:

Comment by lizard_man on 10-02-2018

[QUOTE=SniXSniPe;19158624]And there would be no shame in losing to guys much bigger than them... Your statement doesn't retract your **** comment previously.[/QUOTE] Is mikey and aj in the top 5 p4p as well? How can two guys have a great…

Comment by SniXSniPe on 10-02-2018

[QUOTE=lizard_man;19157928]Don't worry. Mikey and joshua will take care of those two.[/QUOTE] And there would be no shame in losing to guys much bigger than them... Your statement doesn't retract your **** comment previously.

Comment by lizard_man on 10-02-2018

[QUOTE=SniXSniPe;19157893]You sound like a racist **** like many other posters on here including him. You must be salty af that Lomachenko and Usyk are both top 5 P4P fighters :lol1:[/QUOTE] Don't worry. Mikey and joshua will take care of those…

Comment by SniXSniPe on 10-02-2018

[QUOTE=lizard_man;19157866]Are you mad because lomachenko got his ass whooped by salido? Or ward knocked the **** out of kovalev with a body shot? Or are you mad that canelo left lil g looking like a hills have eyes character? Or…

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