The mexican Saul Alvarez was proclaimed world champion middle-weight of the World Boxing Organization (WBO) after knock out in round 11 to Russian Sergey Kovalev in Las Vegas.
With his win on the boxer european, the native of Guadalajara became the fourth boexador aztec in proclaiming himself world champion in four divisions, something that at the time also managed to Erik Morales, Juan Manuel Marquez and Jorge Arce.
The fight was very even, but in round 11 of the mexican landed a blow that left no chance to the soviet, who thus ended up knocked out and took the defeat at the hands of the tapatio.
Saul @Canelo Alvarez conquers his 4th weight category by defeating Kovalev!#ConquerEverything
Lt. Heavy pic.twitter.com/iBVQ9UXNlr
— World Boxing Council (@WBCBoxing) November 3, 2019
After their victory, the boxer of 29 years of age said that the victory at the expense of the soviet is a huge step in his career.
“It is a great step in my career. Only I ask you to bear patience, the Cinnamon tree is a guarantee,” pointed out Saul at the end of the fight at the MGM Grand.
In addition, the mexican dedicated his emphatic win to the people who are no longer with their loved ones on the occasion of the celebration of the Day of the Dead.
“This is for all that we were, this victory is for them,” he added.
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The mexican boxer Saul Alvarez knows the danger it represents to face Sergey Kovalev, and although it considered that the short distance would be the ideal to be imposed, was declared ready for what this Russian.
“We believe that it is in short distance, which is the most convenient, but above you can run other things, we are ready for everything, I can do many things, we now believe that the (distance) short,” said to the media.
“Canelo” and Kovalev were the faces this Wednesday at the final press conference heading into his fight on November 2 at the MGM Arena in this city, conscious challenger to the title heavyweight of the OMB that will be tough, especially in the beginning.
🇲🇽 Gracias a mis seguidores por todo su apoyo. Los espero este sábado para convertirnos en 4x world champ, solo por @DAZN_USA
— Canelo Alvarez (@Canelo) October 30, 2019
“It will be difficult and over the early rounds, but I think that the first in what I adapt to your scope and ‘timing’, then to do my fight,” added “Canelo”.
On the other hand, at the age of 29, and a step to achieve his fourth world title in a different category, now at 175 pounds, said he has not reached the fullness of your boxing and that you still have much to learn.
“I have a lot to learn, all the time training and a lot I have to show, settle over my boxing and reach to the fullness of my boxing,” he said.
— Sergey Kovalev (@KrusherKovalev) October 6, 2019
Questioned whether this fight is more complicated than the ones held with the Kazakh Gennady Golovkin, “Canelo,” stated that the Saturday will know, although the challenge is greater by up to two divisions.
“Maybe not, maybe yes, we don’t know until the day of the fight, down in the ring we can judge in some way, and in the ring it will make them more difficult, but what is that is a greatest challenge at this time, why, because going up two divisions is a challenge bigger than that,” said Alvarez.
Time and channel of the fight
The fight will be broadcast live on Space to the point of 20:00 hours; also, you can continue deferred through TV Azteca (canal 7) and TUDN (Channel 2, Stars).
¿Recuerdan la pelea del Canelo contra Maywather?
Les dejamos su calaverita 😵
— TUDN MEX (@TUDNMEX) October 31, 2019
In the united States will be able to continue the fight by DAZN.
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