It wasn't even close. Canelo Alvarez had no trouble dispatching Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night, earning a unanimous decision victory in what was a dominating shutout performance by the 26-year-old.
The pride of Mexico is on the line this weekend as Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fights countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
For boxing enthusiasts in general and particulary Mexican fans, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. has been a dream fight whose marination has rivaled that of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao.
In an epic showdown that will rival the biggest fights in Mexico’s proud boxing history, two-division world champion Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will square off against former WBC middleweight world champ Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) on HBO Pay-Per-View live on Saturday, May 6 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.