Canelo Alvarez highlighted his status as boxing’s pound-for- pound best as he controlled England’s Callum Smith to win a well-defined consentaneous choice, later on calling for a trilogy fight with fellow P4P terrificGennady Golovkin
Despite a nearly humorous seven-inch size benefit, the formerly unbeaten Smith was not able to install any substantial offense throughout 12 rounds in which the Mexican numerous weight champ controlled with pressure combating, protective quality and creative, calculated punches.
Smith, who was trying to avenge the defeat his sibling Liam suffered to Alvarez 4 years earlier, had no response for Canelo’s consistent forward motion and his coaches came close to pulling him from the fight after a bad ninth, informing their fighter that he had “one more round“.
Some efficiency by Canelo, he’s an unique fighter and shows it time and time once again. Who can beat him now? Callum really braved with some chin however simply out classified tonight, no embarassment losing to P4P no. 1! I scored it 10-2 #CaneloSmith
— Michael Conlan (@mickconlan11) December 20, 2020
Unreal efficiency from Canelo, his defensive is unbelievable an that’s why Callum could not get his shots off, huge regard to Callum for grinding it out, he got some heart and balls to opt for it
— Anthony Fowler (@afowler06) December 20, 2020
Mad to state however Canelo is improving
— Enzo Maccarinelli (@theRealEnzo Mac) December 20, 2020
In completion, Smith saw that last bell however was routed on the scorecards (119-109, 119-109, 117-111). Alvarez, on the other hand, made his 54th profession win and stated later on that he understood that he might deal with Smith’s power “from the first round“.
“This is one of the best nights I have had,” the Mexican stated later on, recommending that a 3rd face-off with Kazakh star Gennady Golovkin might be next.
“I don’t run from nobody. I just showed that I fought against the best,” he stated. “Of course, if [Golovkin] is going to take that fight, I’ll take it. But I showed the world that I fight against the best.”
Canelo has actually likewise noted his interest in dealing with Britain’s WBO champ Billy Joe Saunders in what would be a title marriagefight The 2 were initially set up to fight each other in May prior to it was cancelled due to the Covid -19 pandemic.
“Well done,” Saunders composed on Twitter toCanelo “Now 2021 unification. Let’s get it on.”
— Teddy Atlas (@TeddyAtlas Genuine) December 20, 2020
List of fighters I want to see #Canelo fight in order of choice:1. Beterbiev2. Charlo3. Andrade4. Bivol5. Benavidez
— Max Kellerman (@maxkellerman) December 20, 2020
The beat Smith, on the other hand, stated that he was ravaged by the one-sided defeat.
“I came here to win,” Smith informed the partisan crowd inTexas “No excuses, he was very good.
“It might have been a much better variation of me this evening. He is clever and he is creative. He closes ground, sets traps and prior to you understand it he’s closed the ground up. I perhaps let him close the ground up too quickly“
The result likewise establishes the capacity for a 3rd fight in between Alvarez and Golovkin after their 2 previous battles ended in a draw and win for theMexican ‘GGG’ succeeded in his newest fight on Friday, requiring simply 7 rounds to stop the formerly unbeaten Pole Kamil Szeremeta