The Mexican Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarezone of the great stars of current boxing, suffered this Saturday night the second defeat of his career when falling by unanimous decision against the Russian Dmitry Bivolwho retained his World Boxing Association (WBA) light heavyweight belt.
The undefeated Bivol dominated Álvarez from the start of the fight in front of the astonished 20 thousand fans of the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (Nevada, United States), who had come to cheer on ‘Canelo’ within the framework of the Mexican holiday on May 5.
bivol, what jumped into the ring without anthem or Russian flag as a sanction for the invasion of Ukraine, He is the second fighter to beat ‘Canelo’ in his 61 fightsafter the legendary Floyd Mayweather in 2013.
The Russian boxer landed more punches against a boxer from Guadalajara who looked extremely staticdespite the fact that in the first episodes of the fight he managed to connect his combinations to the body and his characteristic uppercut.
The judges unanimously gave Dmitry Bivol the victory by 115-113 on the three cardswhich resulted in the second setback in the career of Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez.
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