Mexican defeats Britain after eight rounds to become WBC, WBA and WBO Super Middleweight Champion
Mexican Canelo Alvarez has become a new champion, becoming the combined champion of the Super Middleweight team of the World Council, the World Association and the World Boxing Organization.
Alvarez took the ring from the start of the fight and punished Sanders with his blows, but by the eighth he was able to injure the British face, causing bone swelling in his right cheek, preventing him from continuing.
Sanders stumbled under the impact and his face quickly began to swell, Canello He followed him and kept beating until the attack was over.
In his corner, Sanders was unable to proceed and was awarded a DKO, which lifted Canelo’s record to 56-1-2 (30 COs) while Sanders hung on to 30-1 (14 COs) .
A crowd of 73,126 was announced at the Cowboys home, breaking the record for most indoor visits to a boxing match. The previous record was 63,350 Muhammad Ali-Leon Sphinx In 1978.