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Canelo is WBA Fighter of the Month, while Taylor and Figueroa received honorable mentions
June 1, 2021
The World Boxing Affiliation (WBA) revealed its Could rankings, with all of the actions and particular person awards, that includes Saul “Canelo” Álvarez as Boxer of the Month.
Along with the Mexican’s award, Josh Taylor and Brandon Figueroa shared the Honorable Point out due to their glorious performances.
“Canelo defeated Billy Joe Saunders on Could 8 on the AT&T Stadium in Dallas. One of the best pound-for-pound fighter of as we speak diminished the Briton’s good boxing to demolish him steadily till Saunders determined to not come out to the ninth spherical because of a fracture within the space of his eye.
Alvarez made the second protection of his WBA 168-pound Tremendous Middleweight Tremendous Championship towards one of the vital uncomfortable and complex opponents he may discover within the division. Now, he anticipated his return to the ring in September though his opponent has not been confirmed but. He has the WBA, WBC and WBO belts, he solely must get the IBF belt, which is held by Caleb Plant.
In the meantime, Taylor acquired an Honorable Point out due to his nice victory over Jose Carlos Ramirez, which made him the undisputed tremendous light-weight champion in Las Vegas on Could 22. The Scottish fighter gained the unanimous resolution, retained his WBA and IBF belts and gained the WBC and WBO variations held by the Mexican American.
Within the case of Figueroa, he additionally had an excellent efficiency on Could 15 when he knocked out Luis Nery. “The Heartbreaker” went from much less to extra to get an ideal knockout with a punch to the mid zone and retain his WBA 122 lbs. title and win the WBC title.
Along with the person awards for the month of Could, the rankings lists for the fifth month of the yr are additionally revealed and may be reviewed within the corresponding part of the official web site of the pioneer group.