“Give me Canelo Vs Crawford” – Fans erupt in frenzy as Canelo Alvarez dominates Jermell Charlo in title defense with Floyd Mayweather as ringside witness

Canelo Alvarez amassed a great achievement of having 60 professional wins inside the squared circle.


“Give me Canelo Vs Crawford” – Fans erupt in frenzy as Canelo Alvarez dominates Jermell Charlo in title defense with Floyd Mayweather as ringside witness

Jermell Charlo fighting Canelo Alvarez with Floyd Mayweather ringside (via Imago/Showtime Twitter)

Canelo Alvarez aimed for his 60th win of his career against Jermell Charlo. The pair headlined the boxing card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez defended his super middleweight titles on the line against the American fighter. On the other hand, Charlo aimed to shock the world by defeating Canelo. He failed to defeat Canelo as the Mexican boxer cruised to an easy decision victory.

Floyd Mayweather attended the event and wished Charlo the best during a backstage interaction. As soon as the fight started, both fighters took their time to find the range. In the second round, Canelo Alvarez started to find his shots. Charlo struggled in the early rounds. Canelo cruised through with big shots. Jermell Charlo had his moments occasionally and may have won the fifth round. However, Canelo kept winning the fight.

The first major moment of the fight came in the seventh round. Canelo knocked Charlo down with a combination. However, Charlo remained composed and fought valiantly in that round. He landed some good shots on Canelo but could not turn the tide of the bout. After the round, Canelo continued to find his shots. Ultimately, the judges scored the decision in favor of the legendary Mexican boxer.

After the fight, fans expressed a desire to witness a fight between Canelo and Terence “Bud” Crawford. Canelo and Bud desired to compete against each other provided the right terms on the contract. Canelo may have to cut down on weight, and Bud needs to move up to make the fight. Only time will tell who Canelo faces next.

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Fans react to the dominant performance of Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez dominated Jermell Charlo from start to finish. The Mexican boxer utilized precise jabs and signature body shots to overwhelm Charlo. After the fight, fans went on social media to comment about the fight. They wanted to see a fight between Canelo and Terence Crawford. Check out some of the fan reactions:

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Canelo Alvarez (Image Courtesy – Sports Illustrated)

Fans criticized the performance of Charlo. They thought he did not put much effort against the champion. Some considered Charlo moving up in weight to fight Canelo as a mistake. Some fans hoped to see a fight between Crawford and Canelo next year.

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