Boxing is back in a big way tonight as Canelo Alvarez makes his return to the ring and takes on the undefeated UK contender, Billy Joe Saunders. The fight takes place at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas and will be promoted by Matchroom Boxing and Eddie Hearn. Fans of boxing can catch the card on the DAZN app.
Canelo Alvarez is the best boxer in the world. With a 55-1-2 record, his only loss comes from Floyd Mayweather back in 2013. After 8 years undefeated, Alvarez has since moved up from 154 and is taking on Saunders at 167. On the line are Canelo’s WBC, WBA and WBO Super Middleweight World Titles. Saunders looks to play spoilers and put on a performance for fans to remember.
Saunders is a slick boxer that is hard to hit and sits at 30-0 with 14 knockouts. On the other hand, Canelo Alvarez has the previously mentioned 55-1-2 record with 37 knockouts. Names on Canelo’s record include Callum Smith, Sergey Kovalev, Daniel Jacobs, Rocky Fielding, GGG, Julio Cesar Chaves Jr., Amir Khan, Miguel Cotto, Erislandy Lara, Shane Moseley, among many more.
In the co-main event, Elwin Soto is putting his belt on the line against Katsunari Takayama. Takayama is 32-8 and has the experience behind him against Soto who sits at 18-1 with 12 knockouts. Another title on the card is the WBA Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Title when Kieron Conway and Souleymane Cissohko duke it out. Last title fight fans will get tonight before Canelo Alvarez takes on Saunders is a WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight tile between Frank Sanchez and Nagy Aguilera.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Live Results
Canelo Alvarez defears Billy Joe Saunders via retirement in round 8 (WBC, WBA, and WBO World Super Middleweight Title)
Elwin Soto vs. Katsunari Takayama (WBO World Light Flyweight Title)
Souleymane Cissokho defeats Kieran Conway via split decision (WBA Inter-Continental Super Welterweight Title)
Frank Sanchez defeats Nagy Aguilera (WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Title) via decision
Christian Alan Gomez Duran defeats Xavier Wilson via TKO in round 2
Keyshawn Davis defeats Jose Antonio Meza via unanimous decision
Marc Castro defeats Irving Macias via TKO in round 4
Kelvin Davis defeats Jan Marsalek via unanimous decision
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