Canelo Alvarez wins by unanimous decision over John Ryder
Saúl “Canelo Álvarez retained his middleweight world titles by defeating the Briton via unanimous decision John RyderSaturday at Akron Stadium in Guadalajara.
The Mexican champion held the belts at 168 pounds of the World Boxing Council, World Boxing Association, World Boxing Organization and International Boxing Federation.
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Canelo completely dominated the fight, abusing the face of Ryder, who had been bleeding from his nose since the fourth ring.
The Brit fell to the canvas in the fifth round and it looked as if Alvarez was going to score his 40th knockout but Ryder showed courage and got up to keep fighting.
The redhead from Guadalajara had no problem controlling the fight and little by little he was demolishing his opponent in turn.
Ryder visited the plate again in the eighth episode, but the referee deemed it a slip.
With Saturday’s victory, Canelo left his record tally of 59 wins, 2 draws, and 2 losses.
“I am so grateful to all of you, Long live Mexico California…” Canelo said at the end of the fight.
Canelo returned to his hometown after 12 years and that is why he considered his victory over Ryder something very special.
“It was a very emotional night, coming back to Guadalajara and winning the fight was my biggest motivation,” Alvarez said.
Canelo said his next fight he wants to be a rematch against Russia’s Dmitry Bivol.
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round after round
To the cry of Canelo… Canelo… Canelo! The suit begins in a packed stadium with over 50,000 fans in attendance. The first episode in which fighters unleashed their nerves in the ring without causing much damage.
Canelo begins to loosen his fists while Ryder does not neglect his guard and tries to get away from him so as not to fall prey to the Mexican.
Canelo is in control of the events, his right hand was a very worried Ryder, who seems very wary.
Ryder is already showing battle marks on his face and bleeding from his nose, and Canelo owns the fight.
Ryder falls to the canvas, and Canelo hooks him with a right hand to his face. The Briton gets up and continues the suit.
Canelo moves forward demolishing his opponent bit by bit.
The Mexican is on his way to renewing his middleweight titles.
Ryder is at the plate but the referee considers it a slip, and Canelo’s penalty to Briton is severe.
Canelo knocks out the Briton, who refuses to go down.
It’s only a matter of time before Canelo raises his fist of victory, his opponent no longer brings anything.
Ryder takes the fight to the final round, Canelo is well aware of that.
Finishing the fight, there is no doubt that Canelo won the fight.