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October 23, 2017

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Controversial GGG-Canelo decision prompts Las Vegas refunds

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Steve Marcus

WBC/WBA/IBF middleweight champion Grennady Golovkin, left, of Kazakhstan and Canelo Alvarez of Mexico celebrate after a 12-round title fight at T-Mobile Saturday Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017.

Large bets for as much as $500,000 showed up on Gennady Golovkin at Las Vegas sportsbooks in the final hours before Saturday's title fight against Canelo Alvarez. They would all have to be refunded, after a controversial decision left both bettors and bookmakers disappointed and confused.

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