After 12 rounds of exciting back-and-forth action, the judges handed out a unanimous decision to Canelo, their scorecards reading 117-111, 119-109, 118-110 all for Canelo.
“I have a lot of respect for Miguel,” said Canelo after the fight. “He is a great champion and a great fighter. We knew going into this fight that it would be a difficult journey, but I feel that I was the faster and stronger fighter tonight. I wasn’t hurt by his punches.”
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