Arlington, Texas – WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (56-1-2, 38 KOs) scored an 8 round TKO over WBO super middleweight champion Billy Joe Saunders (30-1, 14 KOs) who certainly came to fight in front of 73,126 fans on Saturday night at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Canelo pressed the action and landed almost all the heavy shots. Saunders might have edged some close rounds with very good movement and counterpunching, Canelo explodes in round eight landing a upper cut that caused an eye injury as Saunders stayed on his stool after the round.
Canelo now holds the WBA, WBC, and WBO belts. He’s one belt from undisputed, Canelo calls out IBF Champion Caleb Plant during Canelo’s post fight interview.
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