On Sep. 30, Undisputed Middleweight Champion Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez defended his titles against Jermell Charlo at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Both fighters felt confident throughout the week that they would win the fight decisively.
Álvarez was looking to prove that he is still among the best boxers in the world by recording a statement win over Charlo. From the start, Álvarez dominated the fight by pressuring his opponent against the ropes. In the seventh round, the champion dropped Charlo, but “Ironman” got back to his feet in time. The fight went the distance as “Canelo” maintained control to the final bell.
The co-main event had Jesús Ramos Jr. take on Erickson Lubin in a WBC super welterweight title eliminator. In the fight, Lubin was able to do just enough to get a controversial decision win over his opponent.
Canelo Álvarez vs. Jermell Charlo Fight Card Results
Undisputed Super Middleweight Championship: (C) Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez def. Jermell Charlo via Unanimous Decision (119-108, 118-109×2)WBC Super Welterweight Title Eliminator: Erickson Lubin def. Jesús Ramos Jr. via Unanimous Decision (115-113, 116-112, 117-111)WBC Interim Welterweight Championship: Mario Barrios def. Yordenis Ugas via Unanimous Decision (117-108, 118-107×2) Middleweight: Elijah Garcia def. Armando Reséndiz via TKO: R8, 1:23
WBC Continental Americas Heavyweight Championship: Frank Sanchez def. Scott Alexander via TKO: R4, End Of Round (Corner Stoppage)Middleweight: Terrell Gausha def. KeAndrae Leatherwood via Majority Decision (76-76, 78-74×2)Light Heavyweight: Oleksandr Gvozdyk def. Isaac Rodrigues via TKO: R2, 0:52