CANELO ALVAREZ appeared abs-olutely unstoppable towards Callum Smith as he conquered yet one more division.
Canelo cemented his place atop of the legendary pound-for-pound rankings and emerged as a totally fledged four-division champion.
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He walked away with Smith’s WBA super-middleweight title and handed the courageous and resilient Brit his first profession defeat.
The Mexican celebrity had won the WBA’s secondary ‘Regular’ belt against Rocky Fielding in 2018.
However he wanted Smith’s full model to put declare as a champ in 4 completely different weights.
It was Canelo’s first battle since venturing as much as light-heavyweight final November where he knocked out Sergey Kovalev to win the WBO title.
Alvarez later vacated the strap to move down to the 168lb super-middleweight limit – the place he intends to settle.
Canelo, 30, stated: “I did an ideal job after 13 months out.
“Smith is a good fighter however I did an ideal job. I’m so joyful.
“I’m the very best on the planet and from the primary spherical I wished to see what he brings however I confirmed what I’m.
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Canelo walked away with Smith’s WBA super-middleweight titleCredit score: Handout – Getty
Callum Smith suffered defeat for the primary time Credit score: Handout – Getty
“I really feel nice at 168lbs, I don’t need to battle with the scales.
“That is one in every of my finest nights however I’m going for extra.
“I really feel extra mature and that is one in every of my finest performances however this was not some of the difficult.”
Followers had been surprised by Canelo’s latest body transformation and he minimize the majority and appeared extra shredded.
One stated: “Canelo abs nonetheless ripped after rehydration.”
One other added: “Canelo is simply stable, physique, energy, abilities and chin is stable. On his grave stone will learn.. Strong.”
One added: “Canelo seems to be SHREDDED!!!”