If this was true, then i think that Gannon was not putting up a fight. He was just going through the motions, to put on a good show. I mean come on. Link is about half his size. All his equipment looks like foam cosplay toys. Link is probably just LARP'ing, thinking he wins.
OH NO, IT IS A MASTER FOAM SWORD! WHAT WILL I EVER DO! DAMN YOU LINK! YOU HAVE BESTED ME AGAIN!
Couple months later, and she will come back with a bun in the oven, and Link will thing that is what can happen when you save a princes.
Poor stupid, ignorant and delusional Link.