Boxing Canelo Alvarez dominates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for unanimous decision victory

All three judges scored the 164.5-pound catchweight bout in favor of Alvarez, 120-108.

  • Published:
play Canelo Alvarez dominates Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. for unanimous decision victory
24/7 Live - Subscribe to the Pulse Newsletter!

If there was any lingering debate, Canelo Alvarez put it to rest on Saturday as to who the most popular and talented boxer was in all of Mexico. Now, he'll focus his attention on attempting to become the best fighter in the sport.

Moments after pitching a shutout against a lifeless Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in their all-Mexico pay-per-view showdown at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Alvarez formally announced his fall superfight against unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin.

"Golovkin, you are next my friend," Alvarez said. "Yes sir, it's done."

In a scene straight out of pro wrestling, Golovkin emerged from the locker room after a video package played on the screen. The two then answered questions inside the ring about their Sept. 16 PPV bout as confetti fell from the rafters.

Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) may have sent fans home happy with the post fight theatrics but the fight itself was almost exclusively void of drama or entertainment. Chavez (50-3-1, 32 KOs) was lethargic throughout and stuck to illogical game plan, looking to box the much quicker and faster Alvarez.

All three judges scored the 164.5-pound catchweight bout in favor of Alvarez, 120-108. The former junior middleweight champion and current lineal middleweight king controlled Chavez with a stiff jab and routinely stung him with uppercuts and combinations.

Alvarez, 26, outlanded Chavez, 228 to 71, according to CompuBox, in a one-sided drubbing.

Do you ever witness news or have a story that should be featured on Pulse Ghana?
Submit your stories, pictures and videos to us now via WhatsApp: +233507713497, Social Media @pulseghana: #PulseEyewitness & DM or Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh.

Recommended Articles

Recommended Videos





Top Articles

1 Banku vs Shatta Bukom Banku sends strong warning to Shatta Wale calling...bullet
2 Photos Bukom Banku gets new car from Bola Raybullet
3 Mike Tyson Ex-Boxing great barred from entering Chilebullet
4 Boxing Anthony Joshua to face Deontay Wilder in 2018bullet
5 WBO Super Bantamweight Rising Star announces Isaac Dogboe's...bullet
6 Too Risky Ayittey Powers impregnated an Australian mafia’s...bullet
7 Ike Quartey I couldn’t walk for 2 weeks after fighting...bullet
8 Photos See how Isaac Dogboe knocked out Argentine Javier...bullet
9 Video This is how Bukom Banku was knocked outbullet
10 Evander Holyfield Former heavyweight champion signs...bullet

Top Videos

1 Video Asamoah Gyan displays his boxing skillsbullet
2 Video Top ten shocking boxing momentsbullet
3 Video Renowned actor Lil Wayne knocks out Bukom Banku in boxing boutbullet
4 Video Bukom Banku receives hero’s welcome despite defeat to Bastiebullet
5 Video Watch the last time Mayweather lost a boutbullet
6 Mayweather Watch how Floyd knocked out Conor McGregor in round 10bullet
7 Video Watch how Ghanaian boxer Isaac Dogboe knocked out...bullet

Boxing