In a historic night in Guadalajara, home favourite Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez defeated Britain’s John Ryder in front of 50,000 raucous Mexican fans.
Mexican Champion Retains Undisputed Super-Middleweight Crown on Points Against Spirited Ryder Display at Estadio Akron.
32-year-old He dominated the fight and knocked down Ryder in the fifth round, but the Londoner made a strong comeback.
Alvarez Dominates with Scores of 118-109 and 120-107, According to Judges.
Bunce reports that despite Alvarez’s defeat, Ryder’s stock has risen.
Four-Weight World Champion Secures 59th Professional Victory with 2 Losses and 2 Draws.
Individual contentment expressed over the outcome of the altercation. Alvarez Expresses Joy Over Victory and Commends Opponent’s Performance Strong Fighter Makes Headlines. “I am unsurprised,” says individual.
Ryder Admits to Falling Short Despite Taking Risks. “I’m gutted,” says the user.
Eddie Hearn, the promoter, stated on Networkustad Radio 5 Live that John demonstrated his world-class fighting skills, but Canelo is among the greatest of all time. John Earns Massive Respect Tonight.
Ryder Suffers Sixth Loss in 38 Bouts, Fails at World Title Level for Second Time In a disappointing turn of events, Ryder has suffered his sixth loss in 38 bouts and has failed at world title level for the second time. This comes after his defeat by Briton Callum Smith for the WBA ‘Super’ title in 2019.
Alvarez Dominates Gutsy Opponent Ryder
He Retains Super-Middleweight Crown in ‘King is Coming Home’ Bout
He Returns to the Ring with a Bang After Eight-Month Hiatus Mexican boxer, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, made a triumphant return to the ring after an eight-month absence due to surgery on his left hand. Alvarez showed no signs of injury as he landed two powerful left hooks to the body of his opponent, John Ryder, in the first round of the fight.
Alvarez’s powerful punch left Ryder with a bloody nose, making his task even harder for the remainder of the contest.
Bullish Boxer Forced on Back Foot by Alvarez’s Dominant Performance
Alvarez’s left-right combination floors Ryder, crowd erupts in round five. Boxer Ryder falls to the canvas after staggering backwards. Wobbling on his legs, he managed to survive the round after getting up at the count of eight.
Ryder Secures Shot at Him with WBO Mandatory Win and Interim Title Triumph. He engaged in combat relying solely on his instincts. He Remains Unfazed as Ryder Throws Object.
Ryder Survives Slip in Eighth, Delivers Sensational Round Nine
Alvarez’s combination had the referee ready to intervene, but Ryder displayed remarkable courage and bravery by standing his ground and exchanging blows with him
According to Hearn, John entered the fight just as it seemed to be concluding. Individual perseveres in the battle. John’s success increased with each throw. Gutsy Performance Leaves Audience in Awe.
Ryder, in need of a break, started to land his punches more smoothly during the championship rounds. Ryder’s recovery from the early and middle rounds, trading and landing on Alvarez, earned the respect of the crowd, although the result was ultimately inevitable.
“Emotive, Electric, and Epic”: A Thrilling Experience
Mexican Boxing History Made with Unforgettable Event
Stadium Illuminated by Smartphone Torches as Police Helicopters Circle Mexican Wave Seen at the Event
Ryder has been relegated to a secondary role during the ‘Alvarez show’ in the lead-up to the fight. Despite his insistence that the occasion would not overwhelm him, the hostile reception and jeers he received during his ring walk proved to be too much to handle.
Alvarez Entrance: Emotive, Electric, and Epic Champion Welcomed by Mariachi Band and Fireworks in Guadalajara Night Sky as Montage of Life Plays on Big Screen.
Ryder patiently waited while continuing to shadow box.
Alvarez, the renowned boxing sensation, is set to fight in his homeland for the first time in a decade. Widely regarded as the most prominent pay-per-view star in the sport, Alvarez’s fame transcends borders. However, in Mexico, he is a veritable icon whose level of adoration is unparalleled.
Alvarez’s Future Plans: What’s Next?
Questions were raised over He’s future after a loss to Dmitry Bivol at light-heavyweight and a lacklustre win over Gennady Golovkin in 2022. Some wondered if his prime had passed.
Alvarez was under immense pressure to perform against Ryder, as expectations were high. Despite not securing a knockout, he emerged victorious in a convincing manner against a formidable opponent on a night filled with high expectations.
Boxing enthusiasts are demanding an exciting showdown with ex-world champion David Benavidez. American remains undefeated with 23 knockout victories in 27 fights.
Alvarez Sets Sights on Redemption Against Bivol, Aims to Regain Light-Heavyweight Title.
Alvarez Dismisses Bivol’s Weight Class Change: “Same Rules, Same Terms, Same Everything”
Alvarez Rarely Enters Contests as Underdog, but Bivol Emerged Victorious in First Bout
Is Retirement on the Horizon for Ryder?
Alvarez Defeats Ryder, Making Him the Eighth Briton to Suffer Loss
Ryder, a fighter known for his unwavering perseverance throughout a tumultuous career, had a chance to make history as the first male English boxer to achieve undisputed champion status in the four-belt era. The feat would have been nothing short of astonishing.
British Boxer’s Overseas Victory Over Alvarez Would Have Been Arguably the Greatest, But a Tall Order Nonetheless
Ryder’s performance in the defeat has garnered much praise for the manner in which it was carried out. In a recent post-fight news conference, both he and Hearn hinted at the possibility of more major fights, both domestically and in the United States.
Ryder’s Contribution to a Memorable and Historic Night in Guadalajara