From the opening bell, Canelo Alvarez (Canelo Alvarez) seemed destined to defeat the mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim. Alvarez didn’t have to wait that long.
Yildirim’s corner kick was wiped out with a towel at the end of the third round. Alvarez took the TKO victory and retained his WBC and WBA super middleweight at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida on Saturday night. Grade belt.
After winning, Alvarez and WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders (Billy Joe Saunders) unified match officially began. Eddie Hearn, the initiator of the Matchroom boxing match, subsequently stated that the fight was scheduled for May 8. The location has not yet been determined.
Alvarez (55-1-2) was the only player to press the game in the first three rounds. At the beginning of the battle, Alvarez threw a hook around Yildirim’s senior guards and smashed it into the body of the Turkish fighter.
Even in a fight with someone from Yildirim, Alvarez showed keen eyes, which made his position more firm and one of the top pound-to-pound fighters in boxing. In the third round, Alvarez did not use a hook, but used a straight right hand to put Yildirim on the floor for more than two minutes.
Yildirim (21-3, 12 KOs) survived this round, and even though he was sitting in his corner before the fourth round, he seemed to have to wait at least three minutes to play. However, a member of his training team boarded the tarmac and demanded to stop the fighting.