Canelo Álvarez def. John Ryder by unanimous decision (120-107, 118-109 & 118-109)
- Round 5: Alvarez landed a left uppercut that dropped Ryder to the canvas. Ryder beat the count, but he was visibly shaken.
- Round 7: Alvarez continued to land punches on Ryder, who was showing signs of fatigue. Alvarez knocked Ryder down again with a right hook in the final seconds of the round.
- Round 12: Alvarez landed a flurry of punches in the final round, but Ryder survived to the bell.
- Alvarez: “I’m very happy with the victory. I knew it would be a tough fight, but I prepared for everything he threw at me.”
- Ryder: “I thought I did enough to win the fight, but I guess the judges saw it differently. I’m proud of my performance and’ll be back stronger.”
Alvarez was the clear winner of the fight. He was the more aggressive fighter and landed the cleaner punches throughout the night. Ryder showed heart and determination, but the superior boxer simply outclassed him.
Álvarez said that he is unsure what’s next for him, but he is open to fighting anyone. Ryder said that he would take some time off to recover and then get back in the gym and start training for his next fight.
The Canelo Alvarez vs. John Ryder fight was a good night of boxing. Álvarez showed why he is considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, and Ryder proved that he is a tough and competitive fighter.
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- The fight occurred on May 6, 2023, at the Estadio Akron in Guadalajara, Mexico.
- The fight was for the undisputed WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, and WBO super middleweight titles.