Canelo Álvarez dominates Chávez Jr and announces Golovkin showdown

  • Álvarez wins by 120-108 on all three ringside judges’ scorecards
  • Mexican announces he will fight Gennady Golovkin on 16 September

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez dominated a grudge match against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on Saturday night, winning a unanimous decision in a fight that left no doubt who is the top active Mexican boxer.

Alvarez (49-1-1, 34 KOs) used a punishing jab to take control early in the 12-round matchup of former middleweight champions. The bigger Chavez (50-3-1, 32 KOs) started bleeding from the nose in the third round. His left eye swelled in the sixth and started to close a round later.

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