One of the best fights of the year was expected; But it was not like that, Canelo Álvarez controlled the fight for the WBA super middleweight title, the vacant WBC and The Ring, Saúl Canelo Álvarez cetegorically defeated Callum Smith, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
The triumph of the Guadalajara was by Unanimous Decision, the judges scored 119-109, 119-109 and 117-111 on their scorecards, leaving the Guadalajara as a clear and unobjectionable winner …
The super middleweight title of the World Boxing Association has been held by Smith since 2018 and has already retained it twice. Tonight, in Texas, the Mexican wants to steal it. So too, English has the title of Ring Magazine and wants to defend it. Both boxers, who charged 168 pounds on the scale, step into the ring to also obtain the super middleweight vacancy of the World Boxing Confederation.
The Mexican has not fought since November 2 of last year, when he beat Kovalev and won the WBO light heavyweight belt. Alvarez, 30, has a record of 56 fights, with 53 wins (36 by knockout), one draw and two losses.
Canelo has good numbers against British boxers. He already defeated Matthew Hatton, Liam Smith (Callum’s brother), Ryan Rhodes, Amir Khan, and Rocky Fielding. (GG) (Volavip)