Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez placed on a dominant efficiency to defeat Jermell Charlo by
unanimous determination in Las Vegas.
Judges scored the struggle 119-108, 118-109, 118-109 in favour of the Mexican famous person who held on to his undisputed super-middleweight standing.
Alvarez was answerable for the struggle from the beginning, urgent Charlo in opposition to the ropes and unleashing physique pictures on the American.
The 33-year-old Alvarez scored the one knockdown of the struggle within the seventh spherical with an overhand proper and an uppercut.
It was simply the second time in his profession Charlo had been knocked down, however he was fast to get again to his ft.
Alvarez continued to dominate and whereas failing to get the knockout blow, got here away with a press release victory
Charlo, who had not fought since Could final yr and jumped up two weight courses for this struggle, landed some strong punches however provided nothing that would cease his opponent.
The win improves Alvarez’s file to 60-2-2 as he efficiently defended his world titles for the second time this yr, having defeated Britain’s John Ryder on Could 6 in Mexico.