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After Golovkin-Alvarez scoring, boxing once again faces questions

Sep 17, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

LAS VEGAS - It's a scene that has become all too familiar in boxing over the years. Ashen-faced promoters and officials trying to explain the unexplainable - to defend the indefensible.

And here it was again on Saturday night. In the very same ring where Canelo Alvarez of Mexico and Gennady Golovkin of Kazakhstan engaged in a closely contested battle that ended in a draw, the people involved in the making and sanctioning of the bout were left to answer for the one person who saw a clear w...