Mexico City-Sal “Carneiro” Alvarez became the World Boxing Council (WBC), after defeating Billy Joe Sanders in the battle at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas ( WBA) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) middleweight champion. .
From the first round, the Mexican started offensive and showed his strength with his fists. Before the second round of the game, even though he had not visited the canvas, the British still received a series of blows that made him endless.
“Canelo” was patient in the face of small opposition from his opponent, who adopted the strategy of breaking into the competition. It wasn’t until the fifth round that the British managed to hit Álvarez, but did not cause damage.
Joe Saunders balanced the fight in the sixth and seventh rounds. But the Mexicans fought back and wiped out the momentum of the British. After the British were no longer out of the predicament, the Mexican won the battle after the end of the eighth round.