WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Saul Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) once again punched home his superiority as the sports best with the annihilation of WBC mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim (21-3, 12 KOs) on Saturday night at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida.
Dominating every second of the contest, Canelo awaited his chance for the finish which came in the third. Canelo felled Yildirim with a MASSIVE right hand before the subsequent punishment followed until the salvation of the bell for the challenger. Yildirim quit thereafter.
“We want to unify the division,” said WBA/WBC super middleweight champion Saul Alvarez.
“[Billy Joe Saunders] is a world champion, we want to go for it and we need to go for it. He’s a very difficult fighter and has a championship, the WBO. People [like Saunders] talk but I’m a very mature fighter and I know how to control myself. All I need to do is go into the ring, win and make history.”
“It’s because [being undisputed] hasn’t been done, no one has done it in Latin America. In the world only a few fighters have done it, the best. I want to make history and be one of the best in the world.”