It was not a lightweight combination, the mexican Canelo Alvarez, assigned to his opponent, Sergey Kovalev.
even Though the two fought for the WORLD title in letsværvægtsklassen the night of Sunday in the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, it was a very heavy left-right, Alvarez beat the Russian with. It can, among other things, the BBC report.
Knockouten should first get 11. round after a long struggle, which appears to end in addition to Kovalevs advantage. The 36-year-old freshman started namely the best out and the led on the point.
the Opponent in the second ringhjørne landed some punches, but was never really put himself on the fight and looked like a loser.
But then came a combination as strong as the mexican chili con carne.
See pictures from the match below. The article goes on subsequent.
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This battle was nådestødet for Sergey Kovalev, who otherwise seemed to be in control of Canelo Alvarez in the ring. Photo: Ethan Miller/Ritzau Scanpix
Before the decisive right was Alvarez sent an accurate left hook that exposed Kovalev completely. Photo: Ethan Miller/Ritzau Scanpix
Alvarez' right sent Kovalev completely out on the ropes and won the fight by knockout. Photo: Steve Marcus/Ritzau Scanpix
Kovalev sent a jab with his left, which was answered with thunder and lightning from the mexican opponent.
A thunderclap of a left hook sent the Russian in the imbalance, and the subsequent right hand from Alvarez did the job done.
Kovalev had come completely outside of the ring, if it had not been for the ropes, it swayed and sailed, as the Russian landed in them.
Knockouten resulted of course in a mexican triumph, and it should also, for the 29-year-old mexican was behind, showed the judges ' leader boards subsequently.
With the victory can Alvarez for the fourth time, calling himself the world champion and receive his fourth belt. Photo: Joe Camporeale/Ritzau Scanpix
For the fourth time to be able to Canelo Alvarez thus call themselves world champion.
- This is just another step further in my career, said mexicaneren after the match.
I ask you to be patient, Canelo will write history, said Canelo Alvarez also about themselves.
He also had words to spare for his opponent Kovalev.
- He is a good boxer, so he must have the recognition. But we kept to the plan and even though it was hard, so it all ended according to plan, said the mexican boxer.
The other titles have come in letsværvægts - and super-middleweight classes, which are among the heavier weight classes.
Mexicaneren is ranked as the best middleweight fighter and has a solid statistics behind it.
In 56 matches, it has been just one defeat, while 36 of those 53 wins have come by knockout.
Alvarez is known as a master of kontraslag, as he often exchanged for the knockouts.
the Defeat came in the 2013 to Floyd Mayweather.
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