Another judge Dave Moretti scored the fight as follows, 115-113 and the decision was in favor of Golovkin while the third judge Don Trella made a score of 114 against 114. This means that the two scored the same and the fight ended a draw. However, CBS sports scorecard was 117 against 111, which they claimed, was in favor of GGG.Many people believed that the first encounter would have gone in favor of GGG.
However, the second encounter could settle the issue once and forever as to who is the better boxer between the two celebrated boxers of their time.The match according to analysts was in favor of GGG as it was done according to his dictates and distance. This is very much noticeable n the fourth and the eleventh round of the fights. Many people on the other hands believed that Canelo has done wonderfully well in the fight and that the second encounter will afford him the opportunity to prove his ability. It is believed that he has studied GGG and can now be in a better position to tackle him for a win when they meet again in September of 2018.
GGG who has successfully defended the title he has for several times said that he was not disappointed with the way the first encounter ended. He is waiting anxiously for the second encounter and he believes that he will do better to install his leadership in the middleweight titles.