My 2 cents (ok maybe more) 1. I scored the fight 8-4 for GGG. I think anything from that to 7-5 favoring Canelo is with in reason. 2. I think Canelo was strongest in the early rounds, and GGG came on in the latter rounds. 4. I had it 3-3 after 6 rounds, but it could have been 6-0 Canelo. I had the second half of the fight 5-1 GGG, but I think a round or two maybe, could have gone to Canelo. (I might have to revise my opinion of scores that I think are within reason to include 8-4 Canelo). 5. I think Canelo’s early movement and body attack keept GGG honest and prevented a body attack in the early rounds. 6. I thought once GGG found his range he started to hurt Canelo. Not enough to drop him, but as the fight progressed he was doing better than Canelo. I think an early round body attack would have set things up. (see thought 5.) 7. Even considering the knockdown. I think Daniel Jacobs did a better job against GGG than Canelo did. I felt that even considering the knockdown, Jacobs had a better argument for winning after 12 rounds than Canelo did. I think Jacobs gives both GGG and Canelo problems that GGG and Canelo don’t give each other, and is a 50/50 fight with either. 8. They are likely to rematch (May 2018). Both Canelo and GGG have too much pride not to. Even though I thought GGG won. I don’t know what changes Canelo should make. I thought he fought a smart fight. I think GGG has to step things up from the start. He has to use a body attack to slow the younger/faster Canelo down. 9. If the rematch is a reset, and the first round is the first round of the second fight. I’m expecting the action in the ring to be very much like the first fight. A close fight that could go either way. If it’s “round 13” . Than I think GGG has momentum and I think he wins with in 8 rounds. 10. I think that what we saw take place in the ring lived up to the hype, but the 118-110 scorecard leaves a bad taste in my mouth. Sports Talk With Troy on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1Dn… TroyGrudinMediaArts on YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC8wK… Sports Talk With Troy on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Sports-Talk-… TroyGrudinMediaArts on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/big72media/ Website https://troygrudinmediaarts.com/
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