Canelo Wins as Saunders is Stopped With An Eye Injury, Video Highlights & Post Presser – Caleb Plant Next? | REAL COMBAT MEDIA


Canelo Wins as Saunders Quits With An Eye Damage. Caleb Plant Subsequent?

By Robert Brizel, Head Actual Fight Media Boxing Correspondent

Arlington, TX (Might ninth, 2021)– In the primary occasion of an eight bout card at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday night time, Might 7, 2021, With an all-time report of over 70 thousand spectators in attendance regardless of the continuing pandemic, Saul Canelo Alvarez scored an eighth spherical stoppage of Billy Joe Saunders. Canelo appeared behind on the scorecards, however benefited from a bruise under the proper eye of Saunders after the seventh spherical, and capitalized with a punch to the proper eye of Saunders in a low crouch, which left Saunders unable to see out of the attention.

Canelo, 56-1-2 with 38 knockouts, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, felt he broke a part of Saunders face with the cash punch, a cracking feeling which turned the bout. The punch apparently broke Saunders momentum in addition to his spirit. Saunders, 30-1 with 14 knockouts, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, appeared the larger and extra energetic fighter from the beginning, and an actual probability of an upset, showing to win rounds one, two, 4 and 5 with extra energetic jabs and superior head motion and footwork. Canelo missed loads. Saunders flaw needed to do with ego. Continuously dropping his palms, mocking Canelo when Canelo landed punches, and even sticking his tongue out. This tactic didn’t work for Sugar Ray Leonard in opposition to Hector Macho Camacho, and it didn’t work for Saunders right here. The judges finally and the bout 78-74, 78-74 and 77-75 for Canelo, proving the idea no outdoors might ever get a call over Canelo in Canelo territory.

Saunders had a scarcity of respect for Canelo, in addition to Canelo’s energy. Many a fighter has fought with one eye to see out of, and different accidents. As quickly as Saunders received hit and damage, he wilted, and his confidence vanished from the ring like a balloon which has misplaced its air. Sanders by no means reached the all-important championship rounds with Canelo. Maybe, if Saunders had maintained a tighter protection and had taken his problem as critically as Canelo did, he might have completed higher. Now, with solely 21-0 Worldwide Boxing Federation World Tremendous Middleweight champion Caleb Plant in his approach, Canelo has a pathway to unify each 168 kilos world title. Canelo will subsequent combat in September 2021.

Outcome: Saul Canelo Alvarez Win Referee’s Technical Determination 8 Billy Jo Saunders (3:00)

Alvarez retains World Boxing Council World Tremendous Middleweight title

Alvarez retains World Boxing Affiliation Tremendous World Tremendous Middleweight title

Alvarez wins World Boxing Organisation World Tremendous Middleweight title

30-0 WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders retired on his stool after spherical eight with eye damage





Robert Brizel - Head Boxing Correspondent

Robert Brizel – Head Boxing Correspondent

Robert is the Head Boxing Correspondent for Actual Fight Media Boxing since 2013. Robert can be a photographer and ringside reporter for the RCM Tri State area which incorporates NJ, NY and PA. Robert conducts unique interviews, offers historic boxing articles and offers editorial ringside protection of main boxing occasions. You possibly can contact or observe Robert on Fb and by e-mail at


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