WBO dominated that Charlo can be allowed to be launched as undisputed champion in opposition to Canelo Alvarez, then stripped for not combating necessary, earlier than Sunday’s loss.
The struggle between Charlo and Canelo was billed as a brilliant struggle and ended up in an undisputed determination win to the Mexican famous person, who thrashed his loud mouthed American opponent.
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“No one can beat this Canelo,” Alvarez stated after he totally dominated Charlo to retain his unified tremendous middleweight championship.
“I wasn’t dissatisfied to not get the knockout. I really feel nice. That is why we struggle 12 rounds. If I do not get the knockout, I get 12 rounds to point out I am the very best, that I am the higher fighter. That is why it is 12 rounds, to point out who’s higher.”
Alvarez (60-2-2) received by scores of 119-108, 118-109 and 118-109. The statistics have been simply as one-sided. Alvarez landed 42 punches to Charlo’s 11, virtually all energy punches for each boxers.
Charlo, the unified junior middleweight champ, moved up two weight courses to tackle Alvarez.
“I simply felt like I wasn’t me in there,” Charlo stated. “I do not make excuses for myself, so it’s what it’s. I take my punches and roll with it.”
“I am going to transfer again to 154 (kilos). This morning, I weighed like 172 or 173 kilos.
“I am going to grandfather myself into this. I am pleased with myself. He did not knock me out. He knocked all them different guys out. He hit me with some laborious pictures. I assumed I obtained mine off.”
His efficiency in opposition to Charlo figured to be a measuring stick on whether or not Alvarez might recreate a few of his earlier magic. There isn’t any doubt now that he can, however the query is whether or not the Mexican-born fighter can maintain it.
Who he fights subsequent is unsure.
WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has declared David Benavidez can be his necessary challenger for the tremendous middleweight belt.
However Alvarez has not dedicated to going through Benavidez, a 26-year-old who’s 27-0 with all however 4 wins by knockout. If Alvarez turns down Benavidez, the WBC probably would vacate his championship.