Over the weekend, Garcia faced off with his toughest challenge up to date against Romero Duno (21-2, 16 KO’s) of the Philippines. Well that was on paper at least.
In front of a packed house at the MGM Grand and Casino in Las Vegas, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (51-1-2, 36KOs) proved why he is one of the best fighters in the world today.
On Saturday, November 2nd, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (52-1-2, 35KOs) will move up two weight classes to face off against WBO Lightheavyweight Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (34-3-1, 29KOs) at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV.
Juan Manuel Marquez will go down as one of the greatest Mexican fighters of all time. He will also be linked to Manny Pacquiao for their rivalry that lasted for eight years. Marquez will also be linked to Juan Diaz due to their legendary battle that happened ten years ago.
Most cases point to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs), Vasiliy Lomachenko (14-1-0, 10 KOs), and Terence Crawford (35-0-0, 26 KOs) as the top 3 (in no particular order). Let’s take a look at each boxer to see how they stack up…
There have been rumors flying for the past couple months about who Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (52-1-2, 35KOs) will fight next. A lot has happened recently. A lot of names being mentioned, some changes in the division. One thing is for certain though – no matter who Canelo fights, boxing fans will be tuning in for it.
Jermell Charlo (32-1-16 KO) knocked out rugged Mexican, Jorge Cota (28-4-25 KO) on Sunday in his first win since dropping a decision (and WBC title) to Tony Harrison (28-2-21 KO) last December. Charlo was back in impressive form, dropping Cota with a short right hook in the third round before drilling him with a picture perfect 1, 2 that left Cota laid out on the canvas.
Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-3-1, 32 KOs) is set to return on June 22nd in Mexico, ending a two-year layoff. Chavez last fought in 2017 against Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs).
On Saturday night we finally saw the long awaited showdown between Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) and Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs (35-3, 29 KOs) and to some fight fans the clash did not live up to expectations.
It wasn’t too long ago that Canelo was universally loved in the boxing world.
For a late replacement, Ruiz Jr. is pretty good. Some might even argue that Ruiz Jr. is a better opponent than Miller originally was.
These are two of the best middleweights in the world getting ready for war, in what should be a fight of the year candidate. Boxing fans should be in for a treat!
Daniel ‘Miracle Man’ Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) will face Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) this Saturday. It is a highly-anticipated fight that promises high-level action but for Jacobs, this is hardly the biggest fight of his life.
This Saturday night in Carson, California, Danny Garcia (34-2, 20 KOs) will square off against Adrian Granados (20-6, 14 KOs) live on Fox. It will be Garcia’s first fight since dropping a split decision to Shawn Porter (30-2, 17 KOs) last September. It was Garcia’s second attempt at claiming the coveted WBC welterweight title but he fell just short in a tightly contested fight.
Here are Eightcount.tv’s Keys to Victory for Canelo Alvarez as he takes on Gennady Golovkin in a middleweight title unification bout, on September 16, 2017 in Las Vegas.