Canelo drops Plant twice, gets TKO victory

The fighter highly regarded as the pound for pound king and the biggest superstar in boxing can now add another accolade to his mantle: undisputed champion. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez followed a game plan of working the body to slow down the movement of Caleb “Sweethands” Plant, then scored two knockdowns in the 11th round to hand Plant his first loss of his pro career. Canelo … Continue reading Canelo drops Plant twice, gets TKO victory

David Benavidez to face Kyrone Davis in place of Uzcategui

Unbeaten former super middleweight champion David Benavidez (24-0, 21 KOs) will be able to fight in his hometown of Phoenix this year as a replacement opponent has been named. Kyrone Davis (16-2-1, 6 KOs), a 168 pound contender who battled Anthony Dirrell to a draw in February, will take the place of Jose Uzcategui as the opponent for Benavidez in the main event of a … Continue reading David Benavidez to face Kyrone Davis in place of Uzcategui

Canelo vs. Saunders scheduled for May 8th

VIA PRESS RELEASE Canelo Alvarez will clash with Billy Joe Saunders in a WBC, WBA Super, WBO and Ring Magazine World Super-Middleweight unification blockbuster on May 8, live worldwide on DAZN (except Mexico) Canelo Alvarez dismantled WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim in three rounds at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami and next he takes a giant step in his quest to become undisputed by facing the WBO king Saunders at … Continue reading Canelo vs. Saunders scheduled for May 8th

Canelo makes short work of Yildirim, retains titles

The first defense of the WBC, WBA, and Ring Magazine super middleweight titles for Canelo Alvarez ended up being an easy night of work. Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) battered Anvi Yildirim over the course of three rounds which included a knockdown in the third round before Yildirim’s trainer Joel Diaz told the referee that he would not send out his fighter for the start of … Continue reading Canelo makes short work of Yildirim, retains titles

Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Two years ago, Avni Yildirim traveled to Los Angeles to help Canelo Alvarez prepare for the second fight against Gennady Golovkin. Now the former sparring partners are days away from fighting for the unified super middleweight championship. Hard Rock Stadium will be the site of the first title defense for Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) as he will honor the WBC mandatory obligation by facing Yildirim … Continue reading Canelo and Yildirim ready for fight in Miami

Canelo impressive in San Antonio, wins super middleweight titles

Canelo Alvarez showed why he is likely the best fighter in the sport of boxing. The multi-division champion from Guadelajara used a bullying style against an opponent in Callum Smith who was much taller than he is and dominated over the course of 12 rounds to win by unanimous decision (119-109 twice, 117-111) and become the unified champion at super middleweight with the WBA, WBC, … Continue reading Canelo impressive in San Antonio, wins super middleweight titles

Canelo Alvarez meets Callum Smith December 19th

VIA PRESS RELEASE Canelo Promotions and Matchroom Boxing are delighted to announce that Canelo Alvarez will take on Callum Smith for the WBA and Ring Magazine World Super-Middleweight titles on Saturday December 19, live on DAZN in 200+ countries and territories worldwide (excluding Mexico). Alvarez (53-1-2 36 KOs) is back in action for the first time since knocking out Sergey Kovalev in November 2019 in Las Vegas, ripping the … Continue reading Canelo Alvarez meets Callum Smith December 19th

Canelo becomes 4 weight world champion

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was in a close fight with Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev for a while, but made sure that it would not be decided by the judges. A left hand followed by a right hook put Kovalev down to the canvas by the ropes, and Russell Mora stopped his count at the 2:15 mark of Round 11 to give Canelo the victory. He is now … Continue reading Canelo becomes 4 weight world champion

Canelo-Jacobs set for May 4th

After winning a version of the super middleweight title in Madison Square Garden last month, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is getting back in the ring for a big fight at middleweight. It has been announced that Alvarez, who holds the WBC, lineal, Ring Magazine, and WBA “super” titles at middleweight will defend them against IBF champion Daniel “Miracle Man” Jacobs on Saturday May 4th. It will … Continue reading Canelo-Jacobs set for May 4th