Saul Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KO’s) in a close battle defeated Daniel Jacobs (35-3, 29 KO’s) and took possession of three belt Middleweight champion.
The fight between Alvarez and Jacobs lasted 12 rounds and ended with the victory of the Mexican with a minimal advantage on the scorecards (116:112, 115:113, 115:113). Alvarez for the WBA and WBC titles added the IBF belt and was one step away from the status of the absolute world champion in weight category to 72,6 kg.
For 12 rounds, Jacobs threw almost 200 punches more, but the quality of the attacks, the Americans essentially lost to Alvarez. On account of Canelo punches 188 (40.3 per cent), Jacobs 131 hit (20.2 per cent).
A fight with Jacobs brought Alvarez about 32 million dollars. American earned about $ 12 million. It is also worth noting that Jacobs will be forced to pay 1 million dollar fine for the advantage to re-weighting.
Resounding victory of approved Saule Alvarez in the title of the best boxer of our time. In the ranking of BoxRec Mexican ahead of nearest competitor by nearly 200 points.
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