Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Photos: Canelo's Vicious KO of Kirkland - HUGE Gallery

Minute Maid Park, Houston, Texas - It was originally scheduled for 2012. Almost three years later we get the fight. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (45-1-1, 32KOs) scored a vicious third round knockout of James Kirkland (32-2, 28KOs). Kirkland brought the drama to Canelo, landing hard combinations and getting Canelo to the ropes. Canelo started firing back and dropped Kirkland with a big right hand. Kirkland got up and started firing back but Canelo was unloading with both hands and had him in serious trouble in the closing moments. Photos by Ed Mulholland/HBO.

canelo-kirkland-fight (6)

Kirkland went right back into trouble at the start of the second round, but he was able to weather the storm and started landing some very good shots on Canelo as he backed the Mexican star back to the ropes. Canelo was fighting back and seemed to be a little tired from trying to knock Kirkland out in earlier moments.

canelo-kirkland-fight (2)

Kirkland went back on the attack in the third, staying close to Canelo and letting his hands go. As Kirkland was walking in, he got dropped by a hard uppercut. Kirkland made it up and he was caught by a massive right hand that spun Kirkland around and sent him down and out.

canelo-kirkland-fight (7)

canelo-kirkland-fight (8)

canelo-kirkland-fight (9)

canelo-kirkland-fight (8)

canelo-kirkland-fight (3)

canelo-kirkland-fight (5)

canelo-kirkland-fight (4)

canelo-kirkland-fight (10)

canelo-kirkland-fight (12)

canelo-kirkland-fight (11)

canelo-kirkland-fight (1)

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 05-10-2015

I still think that Canelo/Cotto could be a great fight. Crazy it hasnt happened as yet, they first mentioned it years ago. Cotto will probably wait for Mayweather, but I would prefer that he fight Canelo.

Comment by PeasantCrusha on 05-10-2015

[QUOTE=willieb24;15671586]Cotto gets his ass sparked the same way.[/QUOTE] Right because Cotto fights just like Kirkland...

Comment by drummer5 on 05-10-2015

I don't know ish about boxing?????? I do know that the difference from the trout fight to Now is cotto has Freddy Roach, in case you didn't know. That does help in some ways. Bottom line, action speak louder than…

Comment by Beater_of_ass on 05-10-2015

[QUOTE=willieb24;15672449]So, lol , if you want to put it like that Cotto got his ass whipped by No Doubt Trout, you forgot about that right??? Canelo beat him..You don't know ish about boxing lol[/QUOTE] Everyone has bad nights, Canelo was…

Comment by drummer5 on 05-10-2015

LeBestia......I do have Canelo winning cotto BUT I don't think it will be an easy fight for him cuz one thing Canelo has shown is...he is VERY Vunerable to jabs. Canelo had no answer to Mayweather jabs and canelo had…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (38)
Top Headlines Photos: Naoya Inoue, Jamie McDonnell - Size Up in Japan Tiara Brown Inks Promotional Pact With Lou DiBella Stevenson-Jack Broadcast Peaked at 611,000 Viewers on Showtime Luis Nery vs. Jetro Pabustan is Finalized For June 9 in Tijuana Crawford vs. Horn: Pedraza, Shakur Stevenson Plan To Impress David Benavidez - Legal War Looms Between Sampson, Top Rank Whyte Questions The Courage of Pulev, Pressures Him To Sign Naoya Inoue Says The Goal is To Blast Out Jamie McDonnell Bellew: I Punch Harder Than Fury, He's Fighting a Cruiserweight Callum Smith: I'd Rather Wait and Fight Groves, Not Eubank Jr. Eric Molina Suspended By UK Anti-Doping For Failed Test Gilberto Ramirez vs. Roamer Angulo Lands on BoxNation News: Darragh Foley, Armin Mrkanovic, Thomas vs. Bunting Alex Saucedo Expects Big Crowd For Home Fight With Lenny Z Mayweather Certain Stevenson Will Fade in Jack Rematch, Too Bradley: Mikey Garcia is a Dangerous Fight For Lomachenko Josh Warrington vs. Carl Frampton Could Go To Neutral Territory Trainer: McDonnell Very Prepared, in Form For Naoya Inoue Wilfredo Vazquez Jr. is Alleged To Have Beaten Man at Gas Station Wilder Dares Joshua To Back Up "F*** Him Up Bad" Boast Jono Carroll Believes He Has The Edge Over Declan Geraghty Errol Spence: Tank Davis Would Smoke Lomachenko! Luke Campbell Hopes a Rematch is Finalized With Yvan Mendy Virgil Hill Discusses The 175 Landscape, Stevenson vs. Jack Coach: Pacquiao Punished Buboy, He'll Be Ready For Matthysse Tyson Fury Plans To Pursue a Medical Career After Boxing Celestino Caballero To Be Released From Prison Carlos Cuadras Leaves Rehab, Ready To Get Back in The Mix David Benavidez vs. Anthony Dirrell Ordered By The WBC Manager: GGG Avoided Derevyanchenko on 5/5 & They Know It Photos: Canelo Shows Off His Trimmed Down Physique Jaime Munguia vs. Liam Smith Talks Continue To Play Out Gvozdyk Not Stepping Aside, Ready For Adonis Stevenson Shot Avni Yildirim vs. Lolenga Mock Set For September 15, Germany Roy Jones: Joshua Should Take 1, 2 More Fights - Then Get Wilder CompuBox: Inside The Numbers - Stevenson-Jack, Russell-Diaz Josh Taylor Confident He'll Beat Postol, Secure Jose Ramirez Shot News: Antonio Tarver, Steele Beats Upsher, Charlotte Results Weekend Review: Stevenson vs. Jack Excites, Warrington Too Carl Frampton Welcomes Josh Warrington Showdown
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement