The biggest star in boxing, Canelo Alvarez returns to the ring tonight to challenge Callum Smith for the 168lb WBA and Ring Magazine championships. The event can be watched on DAZN starting at 8pm ET/5pm PT. The fight will take place stateside, as it is being held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Both Canelo Alvarez and Callum Smith will be fighting for the first time since November of last year. Alvarez is coming off of a knockout victory over Sergey Kovalev as Smith comes off a controversial decision victory over John Ryder.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith Results
As a result of his win over Kovalev, Alvarez drops back down to 168lbs and that appears to be the weight class he’s going to conquer in 2021. Callum Smith is considered one of the best fighters at super middleweight, however he is a large underdog against Alvarez, sitting at nearly +500 on some websites. Smith will have to utilize his massive height and reach advantage to pull off the upset.
After Friday night, the trilogy with Gennady Golovkin has reappeared as a possible 2021 matchup. Will the Brit spoil Canelo’s plans? Or will Canelo add another world title in what is shaping up to be a hall of fame career.
Austin Williams def. Isiah Jones via 1st Rd TKO (1:29) Alexis Eduardo Molina vs. Robert Greenwood ended via Majority Draw
Christian Gomez Duran def. Angel Hernandez via 3rd Rd KO
Marc Castro def. Luis Javier Valdez via 3rd Rd KO (1:59)
Raymond Ford def. Juan Antonio Lopez via 7th Rd TKO (1:14)
Frank Sanchez def. Julian Fernandez via 7th Rd KO (1:35)
Canelo Alvarez def. Callum Smith via Unanimous Decision (119-109, 119-109, 117-111)
Stay tuned right here at MMA Sucka for more live streams as well as videos highlighting the top fighters, commentators, coaches, promoters and other names in MMA and combat sports. We also bring you great offers on the latest MMA products and merchandise. You can also subscribe to our YouTube channel for regular updates and all the latest fight news. You can also check out our sister site, at TheFightBuzz.com for the latest from the world of MMA and other combat sports.