Saturday, 28 March, 2020

Alvarez sleepwalks through Chavez, Golovkin next

Vera Richards | 08 May, 2017, 06:15

Currently, Alvarez-Golovkin is the biggest fight in boxing.

No site for the fight has been announced.

Chavez avoided a $1 million-per-pound penalty when he weighed in at 164 pounds Friday, a half-pound below the bout catchweight and the lightest he's been since losing his middleweight title to Sergio Martinez in 2012.

"I expect a fight that will be explosive", Alvarez said. "He wouldn't throw punches". Watching the training clips of both camps and the determination in each fighter made many believe this would be a good AND competitive fight.

De La Hoya said that despite the starts and stops in negotiations, it was not ultimately that hard to get it across the finish line.

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Not only did he validate his position, he confirmed it easily defeating Chavez Jr.by unanimous decision (120-108, 120-108, 120-108). "My father kept telling me to throw more punches from the ringside". "I feel excited to be part of this big drama show".

Chavez, who has a four inch (10 cm) height advantage, was booed during and after the fight by the Vegas crowd. "Right now we are living a great moment in the sport of boxing and we are going to continue it for a long time". He didn't earn - from what he did in the ring he didn't earn the right for this fight, which usually fighters have to do. "Last couple of fights Canelo has looked good". We saw a Canelo that came forward and pressing the action for the entire fight.

Former interim world champion and world title challenger Lucas Matthysse (38-4, 35KOs) made a successful return to the ring by knocking out Emanuel Taylor (20-5, 14KOs). The Argentine (38-4) was making his welterweight debut. After Taylor, of Cleverly, Md., got up after the knockdown in the fifth, he was not looking good and referee Jay Nady stopped the bout at 2:21 of the round. He did nothing but help himself with his showing.

"When you have fighters that want to make the best fights it makes the job much easier", De La Hoya said. "I consider myself a person who is mentally strong". Taylor was probably the only one in the arena who thought that, though. I'm staying at 168, that's the best for me and you know I could have changed a few things. That decision ended a streak of 23-straight wins by knockout for Golovkin. Aguirre won by three scores of 60-54, even though he said he was injured during the bout. "I'll be at that one too".

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