Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Highlights


ARLINGTON, TX – MAY 08: Saul Canelo Alvarez (R) and Billy Joe Saunders (L) struggle throughout WBC, WBA Tremendous, WBO and Ring Journal World Tremendous-Middleweight unification at AT&T Stadium on on Might 8, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. (Picture by Omar Vega/Getty Pictures)

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders went down on Saturday night time and as you most likely know by now, the P4P #1 and PPV king, Canelo Alvarez recorded an eighth-round TKO victory over Billy Joe Saunders.

We’ve got all of your Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders highlights proper right here courtesy of the DAZN Youtube channel. We additionally give a nod as to what is perhaps subsequent following Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders.

The Struggle Itself

The struggle itself was aggressive for so long as it lasted, with all of the rounds seemingly being very shut. Neither fighter dominated the struggle itself, regardless of Canelo being forward on all scorecards.

The rounds have been shut, however with a crowd that was ‘pro-Canelo’, the photographs that have been perhaps lacking or touchdown on Saunders’ guard have been being cheered by the gang, probably influencing the judges.

We instructed you that Saunders didn’t have the ability to hassle the Mexican and sadly for him, this got here to mild. Saunders couldn’t appear to maintain Canelo off him and this was the Brit’s undoing.

It was finally an enormous proper uppercut that ended issues in Texas. Billy Joe Saunders looped an enormous proper hook, which Canelo expertly slipped, simply far sufficient away in order that he wouldn’t get caught. Canelo returned with an uppercut proper to the unprotected eye of Saunders. This result in Saunders not getting off his stool for the ninth spherical, handing Canelo Alvarez his thirty eighth end in 56 victories.

It was revealed that Saunders had suffered a number of fractures to the orbital space and can endure surgical procedure.

Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders Highlights

What’s Subsequent for Canelo Alvarez?

After one more victory, progressing to 2-0 in 2021 already, it begs the query ‘What’s subsequent?’. Having overwhelmed Billy Joe Saunders, Canelo captured the WBO Tremendous-Middleweight title, that means he holds all of the marbles…other than one. Caleb Plant holds the IBF Tremendous-Middleweight strap, having captured it again in 2019. Most not too long ago Plant outpointed Caleb Traux in January to notch his third protection. It is smart for the 2 of those males to face off for all of the belts in an try and turn into the undisputed king of the super-middleweights.

There may be additionally a struggle alternative down at middleweight to face the WBO middleweight champion, Demetrius Andrade. The 2 went backwards and forwards at a press convention final week, so there’s clearly some warmth between the 2 males. Andrade, like Saunders, can be getting into the bout undefeated at 30-0 however has lengthy been criticized for his ‘ugly’ boxing fashion. One thing Canelo himself talked about throughout their backwards and forwards.

There may be an out of doors probability that Canelo goes again as much as mild heavyweight to tackle both of the 2 killers presently dominating the division. Dmitry Bivol holds the WBA belt, making seven defences of his strap in simply 18 skilled fights, the laborious hitter did look barely lacklustre final trip and Canelo might look to capitalise on this.

Artur Beterbiev owns the WBC and IBF mild heavyweight belts and with 16 knockouts in 16 fights, Canelo won’t threat going up in weight and difficult the killer that’s Beterbiev. No matter occurs, you realize that we’ll have it lined proper right here at MMASucka.


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