The sixth round was Smith’s best round of the battle, but it wasn’t enough yet to catch a glimpse of the tire as Alvarez continues to set speed. Smith’s work rate is impressive, but Alvarez’s skillful movement and constant pressure still frustrate the older man.
The Guardian’s unofficial score: Alvarez 10-9 Smith (Alvarez 60-54 Smith)
Alvarez walks Smith down. He runs straight into the pocket against an opponent seven inches taller than him, which makes him miss and marks him with deft counterattacks. This is one-way traffic.
The Guardian’s unofficial score: Alvarez 10-9 Smith (Alvarez 50-45 Smith)
Canelo calls his right hand that hurts Smith. He follows with his other right hand to Smith’s body. Alvarez continues to close the distance and lands with a mix of one to two. Smith’s face began to symbolize. He misses Smith much more than he is connected. He manages to communicate with a repetitive capital letter, but Alvarez answers after prime moments. If Smith has a backup plan, now is the time to consider it.
The Guardian’s unofficial score: Alvarez 10-9 Smith (Alvarez 40-36 Smith)
Canelo steps on the gas from the bell, throwing an ill-intentioned left hook to open the round and the pressure increases from there. Alvarez closes the distance faster and Smith spends a lot of time along the ropes. Alvarez is fired and beats Liverpool. The easiest tour to register yet.
The Guardian’s unofficial score: Alvarez 10-9 Smith (Alvarez 30-27 Smith)
Alvarez continues to apply pressure, slowly moving forward and closing the distance at all times. It releases the stab and places the left hook behind it. Smith continues to press a jab to slow Alvarez’s approach. lvarez only misses on the same right side On which Sergey Kovalev flattened. Better if Smith was aware of that punch. Smith lands well-timed, but Alvarez is doing a little more.
The Guardian’s unofficial score: Alvarez 10-9 Smith (Alvarez 20-18 Smith)
Both men fight at a calculated pace in the first minute. Smith’s 7-inch by 7-inch close-up features look a lot cooler under the spotlight compared to yesterday’s weight. Smith catches a punch but Canelo pushes forward, gaining confidence with his timely strikes as the round progresses forward. Canelo’s upper body movement causes some trouble to Smith. The Mexican did enough to win a provocative tour for both of them.
The Guardian’s unofficial score: Alvarez 10-9 Smith (Alvarez 10-9 Smith)
Michael Buffer hypothetically took the JumboTron to deal with female fighters’ introductions. Champion Callum Smith, in breach of boxing protocol, makes his way through the tunnel first. While surrounding the episode, a video clip of noise on Canelo appears on the big screen narrated by Matthew McConaughey. And now here is Alvarez, entering the arena with a live show of Mexico’s Lindo and Queredo, his signature song. We have to be prepared for a while and catch it with comprehensive updates from here.
Anthem time at the Alamodome. God Save the Queen, followed by Himno Nacional Mexicano and the Star-Spangled Banner. Alvarez and Smith walk through the locker rooms in an effort to dodge as the anticipation grows. No longer now.
Marc Castro opened his professional career with Luis Valdez’s exit from the third round in the final preliminary match. The two-time world amateur champion fell from Fresno to Valdez land twice and closed the show at 1:59 PM of the third round.
Next: Canelo Alvarez Callum Smith.
Hello and welcome to San Antonio in tonight’s super middleweight showdown between Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and Callum Smith. The unbeaten WBA title at 168 pounds puts the test against Alvarez, the Mexican red-headed and third-division champion who is widely considered boxing’s biggest star. The vacant WBC belt is also at risk in a consolidation bout featuring two of the division’s best teams.
The final of the bottom championship that night is about to begin with two-time world amateur champion Marc Castro as he plays his long-awaited first professional match against Luis Valdez in a scheduled four-round junior lightweight match. Alvarez and Smith are expected to make a ring for them shortly thereafter.
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