Saul “Canelo” Alvarez showed too strong for Rocky Fielding as he provided a 3rd round TKO on Saturday to quickly win their WBA very middleweight title battle at Madison Square Garden.
New York City, New York City– DECEMBER 15: (L-R) Rocky Fielding battles Canelo Alvarez throughout their WBA Super Middleweight title bout at Madison Square Garden on December 15, 2018 in New York City City. Sarah Stier/Getty Images/AFP.
The 28- year-old Mexican, a heavy favourite, enforced his will from the opening bell, providing penalizing body shots and tearing down his outmatched British challenger an overall of 4 times.
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Alvarez, whose record enhances to 51 -1 -2, sealed the win with a left hook that triggered Fielding to take a knee and the referee to end the bout.
In spite of standing taller at 6-foot-1 and delighting in a three-inch reach benefit, Fielding (27 -2 -0) went into the night as a clear underdog.
Alvarez, whose only defeat came at the hands of Floyd Mayweather in 2013, revealed why as he ended up being a three-division world champ.
He has likewise by this put himself in line for another heading battle versus a more powerful challenger.
” I felt really strong. We did a great task and I feel really pleased,” Alvarez stated.
” We’ll enjoy this accomplishment and whatever we have actually achieved in 2018, and after that we’ll think of what is coming.”( Reuters/NAN).