Photos: Canelo Gives Josesito Vicious Beating at MGM

LAS VEGAS – Canelo Alvarez knocked down Josesito Lopez three times en route to a dominating fifth round technical knockout defense of his WBC Super Welterweight World Championship in front of a sold out crowd of 14,275 fans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. on Saturday.

As promised leading into the blockbuster event, Golden Boy Promotions awarded a $100,000 bonus to the knockout of the night, decided via a text-to-vote competition that was promoted on SHOWTIME and inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena.  In a decision that thrilled his thousands of screaming fans inside the arena, Canelo was awarded the check for his thrilling performance. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PRBOXINGCOTTO on 09-17-2012

Canelo will fight somebody like Angulo who is down hill or madaina then he will fight cotto in may and lose he's getting better but his opossition is horrible cotto will out class him just like Martinez beat the other…

Comment by koolttt on 09-17-2012

Seriously Canelo needs to fight someone his own size sh[B]i[/B]t. Whoever thought Lopez had shot at this is delusional.

Comment by Toltec77 on 09-17-2012

[QUOTE=SIORPO;12518921]shame on you!! abuser !!fight Maravilla coward :boxing::boxing:[/QUOTE] He wants your boy,Canelo will end up fighting Cotto and terminate him and you guys will only have one champ after that.[SIZE="7"][COLOR="Black"][FONT="Book Antiqua"] MOJON![/FONT][/COLOR][/SIZE]:boxing:

Comment by boxingfan4life on 09-17-2012

i say if cotto beats trout then that should be canelo's next fight. both fighters are in the same weight division and have shown interest in fighting each other. i see no difficulty of this fight being made if cotto…

Comment by ddangerous on 09-16-2012

LOL at a bunch of folks thinking Martinez is now some glass-chinned KO waiting to happen. The dude was fighting a damn cruiserweight in there and still owned 'til he tried to make good on his promised pre-fight bravado. Maravilla…

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