Steph Curry, Dave Chapelle and Michael B. Jordan among the stars in attendance for Alvarez-Golovkin as the Mexican retains his Super Middleweight title in a captivating trilogy fight in Las Vegas
- Four-time NBA champion Stephen Curry was in Las Vegas to watch the fight
- Comedian Dave Chapelle and Creed actor Michael B. Jordan were also in town
- Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis also made the short trip to T-Mobile Arena
- Canelo Alvarez triumphed over Gennady Golovkin via unanimous decision on Saturday to retain his belts and extend his record over the Kazakhstani to 2-0-1
Alvarez won the fight via unanimous decision to remain the undisputed super middleweight champion.
Stephen Curry (C) was seen enjoying the festivities with ex-Warrior Juan Toscano-Anderson (R)
Dave Chapelle looked slick in a pair of dark sunglasses, a black leather jacket and green shirt
Canelo Alvarez entered as the Super Middleweight Champion and left the ring with the belt
Polarizing actor and comedian Dave Chapelle was also in the arena, spotted with dark sunglasses to match his black leather jacket and dark green button-up.
UFC commentator, and podcast host, Joe Rogan, made the quick trip over from UFC 60 held at the UFC Apex facility which finished up shortly prior to the main event.
Known for his boxing skills on the silver screen in the Creed movie series, Michael B. Jordan watched on as two of boxing’s recent greats clashed.
Michael B. Jordan watches on prior to the beginning of Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennady Golovkin
Alvarez landed a significant blow to the jaw of his Kazakhstani opponent, Gennady Golovkin
Las Vegas Raiders owner, Mark Davis, looked in a rather jovial mood before proceedings began
A mariachi band welcomed Alvarez to the ring before the successful defense of his titles
Golovkin was not outclassed in the fight but failed to sustain his attacks to the requisite levels
Las Vegas Raiders owner Mark Davis was also seen in the crowd before his team takes on the Arizona Cardinals at nearby Allegiant Stadium on Sunday afternoon.
Davis’ Raiders lost their first game of the season to AFC West rivals, Los Angeles, and will be desperate to avoid a 0-2 start, much like the Cardinals.
Alvarez and Golovkin had locked horns on two prior occasions to Saturday night, the first coming in 2017 when Canelo escaped with a fortunate split-decision draw.
Entertainment and boxing personality, Mario Lopez, made his way to the desert on Saturday
Golovkin can count himself unfortunate to not have won at least one of the trilogy fights
Following the final bell, both fighters embraced in what was an embodiment of sportsmanship
A vast majority of onlookers had in fact called that fight in favor of Golovkin.
Their second encounter – which followed the first by taking place at the T-Mobile Arena – was equally controversial, with Canelo claiming a majority decision victory in a result that again felt harsh on the middleweight great.
Their third encounter — and what looks to be final fight — between Alvarez and Golovkin, with the Mexican now holding a 2-0-1 record over the Kazak, as the chapter closes.