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Golovkin is now unbeaten in 19 consecutive middleweight title fights.
The fight was ruled a split draw, leaving Golovkin, boxing's longest-reigning world titleholder, with his unified middleweight title and many fans outraged at scoring inconsistencies.
So just what fuels a world middleweight champion ahead of a career-defining superfight?
The result was a split draw - with Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 knockouts) retaining his World Boxing Association, World Boxing Council, and International Boxing Federation middleweight titles.
His tender nose began to spurt blood in the third round of his fight in Boston in early 1961 against the reigning world middleweight champion, Paul Pender, a firefighter from Brookline.
Boxing: Gennady Golovkin retained his middleweight titles Saturday night, fighting to a 12-round draw with Canelo Alvarez.
The subsequent $20,000 payment to the mob got LaMotta a shot at the middleweight title in 1949.
After knockout victories in his first 17 middleweight title defenses, Gennady Golovkin finally looked mortal in 2017.
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