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Round-by-round: Canelo Alvarez dominates Jaime Munguia, retains titles



Round-by-round: Canelo Alvarez dominates Jaime Munguia, retains titles

Undisputed tremendous middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez retained his 4 belts by unanimous determination over Jaime Munguia Saturday evening at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas.

Alvarez (61-2-2, 39 KOs), 33, is 10-1 combating on Cinco de Mayo weekend. His solely loss was in opposition to Dmitry Bivol on Could 7, 2022, difficult for the WBA gentle heavyweight title. This was Alvarez’s fourth protection of the WBC, WBO, IBF and WBA tremendous middleweight titles. With the victory, he prolonged his document for many profitable undisputed title defenses within the four-belt period with 4.

Munguia (43-1, 34 KOs), 27, was no match for Alvarez. He made it a struggle early, however in the long run, it was all Alvarez. This was Munguia’s first lack of his skilled profession. Getting into the struggle, Munguia had gained eight of his previous 10 bouts by stoppage, together with a ninth-round TKO over John Ryder in January.

This was additionally the primary time two fighters born in Mexico competed for an undisputed championship, and the primary tremendous middleweight title struggle that includes two fighters born in Mexico. There has by no means been a world title struggle that includes two Mexican-born fighters above 160 kilos.

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