CANELO ALVAREZ VS. BILLY JOE SAUNDERS FIGHT RESULTS

FIGHT CARD RESULTS

Kelvin Davis defeats Jan Marsalek via a unanimous decision.

Kelvin Davis fends off Jan Marsalek and improves his record to 2-0. Davis found himself on the floor in the 4th and final round but managed to survive the late scare and secure the decision win.

Christian Alan Gomez Duran makes quick work of Xavier Wilson in 2 rounds.

Christian Duran landed a precise short left hook that dropped Wilson in the second. Wilson would slowly rise to his feet but clearly still wobbled from the shot and the referee put a halt to the action. Duran now boasts a record of 20-2.

Keyshawn Davis cruises to UD victory over Jose Antonio Meza.

Heavily touted prospect Keyshawn Davis cruised to a lopsided unanimous decision over Jose Meza. Meza was stunned at the end of the opening round when Davis landed a clean overhand right but managed to recover and finish the fight. Final scorecards read unanimously, 60-54 X3.

Marc Castro dismantles Irving Macias Castillo via TKO in the 4th.

Marc Castro gave Irving Castillo a beating from the opening round up until the referee had seen enough with under a minute left in the 4th round. Castillo was a bloody mess and was never in the fight. Castro moves on to 3-0 as a pro.

Frank Sanchez wins a technical decision over Nagy Aguilera.

In an odd turn of events, Frank Sanchez scored a technical decision win over Nagy Aguilera after Aguilera fell to the ground after being hit behind the head. After further review, Sanchez did appear to land a punch behind the head of Aguilera but perhaps not rabid enough to merit the reaction given by the Dominican. The fight went to the cards after some confusion in the ring and the final scorecards read 60-54 for Sanchez.

Souleymane Cissokho secures split decision win over Kieron Conway.

Souleymane Cissokho had to earn his win by going the distance against Kieron Conway. Cissokho would get dropped in the fight by a Conway uppercut but shortly recovered from it. Final scorecards read 95-94,96-93, and 97-92 respectively.

Elwin Soto stops Katsunari Takayama in 9th via ref stoppage.

Elwin Soto put on a showcase as he landed at will on Katsunari Takayama through 9 rounds. The Japanese fighter displayed a granite chin and strong heart as he continued eating punches until referee Laurence Cole elected to stop the bout, despite Takayama still throwing punches. With the win, Soto improves his record to 19-1.

Canelo Alvarez  Stops Billy Joe Saunders via 8th round TKO

Canelo Alvarez continued his run at 168 with another impressive win and gaining the WBO title. Billy Joe Saunders began to show his slickness in the middle rounds but a stiff shot to his right eye caused massive swelling and a possible broken orbital bone. The Saunders corner elected not to risk anything and stopped the fight.

HOW TO WATCH CANELO VS. SAUNDERS

Date: Saturday, May 8 | Start Time: 8:00 pm ET
Location: AT&T Stadium, Arlington, TX
TV: DAZN PPV or Subscription | Stream: DAZN (Prelims and Main)
Live Online Coverage: RoundByRoundBoxing.com
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Photos by Ed Mulholland/Matchroom

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