Canelo Álvarez and his only loss in boxing: Against whom and when was it?


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Derrota del Canelo Álvarez

Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez He is the best fighter of the moment and one of the best pound for pound, but something that very few remember is the fight he lost. On LEFT PUNCH We present you the only defeat of Canelo Álvarez as a professional boxer.

The professional record of the Mexican boxer only marks one defeat and several years ago, it is no secret, but the Canelo You already know what it’s like to lose on top of a ring and against one of the best in the world.

Defeat of Canelo Álvarez

It was 2013, Saul Alvarez He was 23 years old and boasted of an ascending career, he did not know what it was to lose. Their record at that time was 42-0-1, 30 wins by knockout, their numbers were impressive and they looked for an important rival.

Photo: Agencies.

The match was announced long in advance, Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul Alvarez, the publicity did its thing and all the places were sold as ‘hot cakes’, even the fight was denominated as The One.

The fight was agreed for September 14, 2013, 12 rounds, in the super welterweight category, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas. The Mexican put his WBC belt on the line, which he ultimately lost.

The combat extended to 12 rounds, where ‘Money‘dominated the fight, made the Canelo, thanks to his speed, his footwork and his jab left.

It was the most difficult moment for him Canelo, in the last round he tried to knock out, but could not, when the bell rang he knew the result, his face denoted annoyance and frustration.

The judges gave the victory to Mayweather by majority decision (114-114, 116-112 and 117-111). That is the only defeat for the Mexican, who has not lost again and now his record marks 56 victories, 39 via knockout, two draws and one loss.

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