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What are the best trilogies in boxing history?

Las Vegas, Nevada.- Today, September 17, 2022, will be the end of the trilogy between Saúl "Canelo" Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Again the T-Mob


Las Vegas, Nevada.- Today, September 17, 2022, will be the end of the trilogy between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin. Again the T-Mobile Arena It will be the stage for the battle between these two great fighters of 32 and 40 years, respectively.

The great experts point to this series as one of the most epic that has been witnessed in the boxing universe, but before the Mexican and the Kazakh there were other formidable fights of that are part of history and here in debate sports We will remember them.

In this New Millennium, every Mexican could have in mind when the Aztec, Juan Manuel Marquezfought against Philippine, manny pacquiaoup to four times for the ‘robbery’ that happened in the third contest where the victory was for “Dynamite”, but the judges gave it to “Pacman” by unanimous decision.

Juan Manuel was seen as the winner and every boxing fan recognized him despite losing by technical decision, however he wanted to show that this victory was his and in the fourth confrontation he put a straight right hand to the face that knocked out the Filipino to win in the last second of the sixth round.

The four fights took place in the years: 2004, 2008, 2011 and 2012.

Before seeing the rivalry between the Mexican and the Filipino, there is the remembrance of that trilogy between the national boxers: Erik “Terrible” Morales and Mark Anthony Barrera at the beginning of the new century. According to antipathy, he was born in a soccer game and took to the ring.

To fix things as men both boxers They put on the gloves and gave away three outstanding fights in Las Vegas within the categories: super rooster, pen and super pen. In all three there was a winner and the one who took the final win was Barrera with a 2-1.

The three fights took place in the years: 2000, 2002 and 2004.

Arriving in the second year of this 21st century, another trilogy arose in the boxing, Arturo Gatti vs Micky Ward in which things remained unresolved from the fight one who won the second. Months and a year passed for the last brawls in which Gatti got a close decision.

Duels 1 and 3 were recognized by ‘The Ring Magazine’ as the Fight of the Year. The first two fights took place in 2002 and the third in 2003.

For the real connoisseurs of professional boxing, the trilogy that he gave Mohammad Ali vs. Joe Frazier It is the most named for everything that happened in those years and because on this occasion he who is considered the best boxer of all time (Ali) entered the scene.

The first confrontation occurred after Muhammad Ali was suspended for refusing to go to war in Vietnam. His license to box was taken away and he was out of the ring between 1967 and 1970. His rival, Joe Frazier, supported him to get his license back and in the early 70s his first fight came.

Despite receiving support from Frazier, Mohammad Ali overcame his profanity which his opponent called the strongest racial slurs he had ever heard. In his first rivalry he retained the belt in the consecrated “Fight of the Century”, however he lost the last two.

The three fights took place in the years: 1971, 1974 and 1975.

The Panamanian, “Stone Hand” Duranclimbed the same mat as the american, Sugar Ray Leonardto give three shocking fights that the fans wanted more but it was only possible until a trilogy that took almost a decade to finish this story.

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