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CANELO BATTERS JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. IN EVERY ROUND; WINS DOMINANT, LOPSIDED UNANIMOUS DECISION

By Ben Thompson | May 06, 2017
CANELO BATTERS JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ JR. IN EVERY ROUND; WINS DOMINANT, LOPSIDED UNANIMOUS DECISION

Moments ago at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, former world champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez won the "Battle for Mexico", defeating fellow former world champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. via dominant unanimous decision in their Cinco de Mayo showdown. Relive all the action in FightHype's round-by-round results.

ROUND 1
Canelo gets in a right to the body. Chavez Jr. circles. Jab lands for Canelo. Chavez digs a left hook to the body. Now Canelo digs his own left to the body. Overhand right lands for Canelo. Stiff jab lands for Canelo. Another. Another hard jab lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 10 Chavez Jr. 9

ROUND 2

Canelo comes out firing the jab. Chavez fires a right to the body. HARD right to the body lands for Canelo. Nice combo lands for Canelo. Chavez gets in a left to the body. Canelo pops him with his jab. Double left from Canelo and an uppercut. Chavez lands a left hook upstairs. Chavez backs Canelo to the ropes. Canelo lands a nice three-punch combo. Uppercut lands for Canelo. Again. Double uppercut lands for Canelo. Uppercut and a left to the body lands for Canelo. Canelo picking him apart. Chavez retreats. Canelo walks him down and lands his jab. Uppercut lands for Canelo. Nice combo lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 20 Chavez Jr. 18

ROUND 3

Jab lands for Canelo. Chavez circles. Canelo killing him with the jab right now. Canelo walks him down and lands a right. Chavez fires a jab to the body. HARD right lands for Canelo and an uppercut. Chavez gets in a right and a left. Two uppercuts land for Canelo. Chavez fires a left to the body, but he eats a big right in return from Canelo. Quick combo from Canelo has the nose of Chavez bleeding. Chavez lands a hard right and a left. Canelo digs a left to the body. Right lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 30 Chavez Jr. 27

ROUND 4
Right from Canelo backs Chavez up. Left hook from Canelo lands. Jab and a right from Canelo has Chavez on the retreat. Right to the body lands for Canelo. Jab lands for Canelo, who is having fun in there. Nice combo lands for Canelo. They trade jabs. Uppercut lands for Canelo. HARD right lands for Canelo. Another uppercut and right lands for Canelo. Canelo punishing Chavez with punches. Big uppercut lands for Canelo. Canelo just walking him down and teeing off on him. HARD body shot lands for Canelo and Chavez looks hurt. Quick combo lands for Canelo. Canelo leaps in with a jab. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 40 Chavez Jr. 36

ROUND 5

Chavez circles. Canelo leaps in with a jab. Canelo blasts him with a right. Chavez just covering up. Uppercut lands for Canelo. BIG right lands for Canelo. Chavez just taking a beating. Jab lands for Canelo. Uppercut and a HARD left to the body lands for Canelo. Chavez fires a right to the body, but not much on it. Thudding right from Canelo knocks Chavez off balance. Canelo just wailing on him. Chavez misses with a wild right hook. Jab lands for Canelo. Chavez not throwing anything back in return. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 50 Chavez Jr. 45

ROUND 6

The corner of Chavez imploring him to throw punches. Right to the body lands for Canelo. Double jab lands for Canelo. Leaping left backs Chavez up. Slapping right to the body lands for Canelo. Right lands for Chavez. Canelo lands a 1-2. Another. Left and a right lands for Canelo. Chavez tries to work Canelo along the ropes, but Canelo just covers up waiting to counter. Canelo carrying Chavez right now, letting him try to attack him. Canelo blocks the shots and lands a counter. Hard left lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 60 Chavez Jr. 54

ROUND 7

Jab lands for Canelo. Canelo lands a combo. Chavez backs up. Stiff left lands for Canelo. Chavez fires a flurry against the ropes, but Canelo blcoking the shots. HARD uppercut lands for Canelo and Chavez backs up. Nice combo lands for Canelo. Chavez backs up. Right gets in for Canelo. HARD four-punch combo lands for Canelo. Chavez fires back a 1-2. Right lands for Canelo. Canelo cracks him with a couple of rights. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 70 Chavez Jr. 63

ROUND 8

Jab lands for Canelo. Left to the body lands for Canelo. Solid combo lands for Canelo. Uppercut and a left gets in for Chavez. Canelo lands a left. Right lands for Canelo. Jab and a left to the body lands for Canelo. Chavez lands a right, but he's getting outworked in there badly. BIG right lands for Canelo. Left to the body and a right upstairs lands for Canelo. Jab lands for Canelo. Another. Jab lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 80 Chavez Jr. 72

ROUND 9

STIFF jab from Canelo snaps the head back of Chavez. 1-2 lands for Canelo. They trade jabs. Chavez gets in an uppercut. Chavez works him against the ropes, but nothing on those punches and they were all blocked. Canelo lands a astiff counter. Chavez fires a 1-2 to the body. Canelo backs him with a 1-2. Quick combo from Canelo. Canelo puts his defense on display against the ropes. Jab lands for Cnelo. Left to the body lands for Canelo. 1-2 lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 90 Chavez Jr. 81

ROUND 10

Jab lands for Canelo. Again. Chavez just circling the ring. Left to the body lands for Canelo. HARD 1-2 lands for Canelo. Double jab lands for Canelo. Nice uppercut lands for Canelo. 1-2 lands for Canelo. Jab lands for Canelo. Three-punch combo lands for Canelo. Some boos from the crowd. Chavez not doing anything; just trying to go the distance. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 100 Chavez Jr. 90

ROUND 11

Jab from Canelo has Chavez backing up again. Canelo digs to the body. HARD 1-2 lands for Canelo. Again. Chavez gets in a right. HARDER right from Canelo. Some more boos from the crowd. HARD right lands for Canelo. Chavez just covers up. Good body shot lands for Canelo. Canelo walking him down and landing whatever he wants. 1-2 from Chavez is blocked by Canelo. More boos from the crowd. Clubbing right lands for Canelo. HARD body shot lands for Canelo. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 110 Chavez Jr. 99

ROUND 12

Canelo walking Chavez down. Right to the body and a right upstairs lands for Canelo. Left to the body lands for Canelo. HARD uppercut lands for Canelo. Chavez backs up. Short right gets in for Chavez. Canelo lands a jab. 1-2 from Canelo. Chavez digs a left to the body. Right to the body lands for Canelo. Counter right lands for Canelo. Left to the body lands for Canelo. Chavez retreats. Round to Canelo.

Canelo 120 Chavez Jr. 108

Official judges scorecards: 120-108, 120-108, 120-108

THE WINNER BY UNANIMOUS DECISION...CANELO ALVAREZ



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