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Pound-for-pound rankings: Did Canelo Alvarez's win over Avni Yildirim earn him the top spot?

Canelo Alvarez defended his two super middleweight titles with a dominant victory over mandatory challenger Avni Yildirim on Feb. 27. Alvarez started fast and forced Yildirim to retire in his corner at the end of Round 3. That victory put Alvarez in position to face WBO world titlist Billy Joe Saunders on May 8, with the winner taking three of the four major belts (Caleb Plant has the IBF title).
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Billy Joe Saunders: Canelo vs. Avni Yildirim Was ‘Embarrassing’

Billy Joe Saunders wasn’t a fan of Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim. Canelo vs. Yildirim took place at the end of February. Canelo’s WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring Super-Middleweight Titles were on the line. Yildirim was the mandatory WBC Title challenger despite being inactive for two years and going winless since 2018. Canelo ended up scoring a third-round TKO finish.
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Avni Yildirim Vows To Bounce Back After Canelo Loss, Eyes May Return

Avni Yildirim has promised to bounce back after last month's disappointing performance against WBC, WBA super middleweight champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. Yildirim was the WBC's mandatory challenger when he stepped in the ring with Canelo on February 27th at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. The fight was a...
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WBC President Says Pandemic Led To Canelo vs. Avni Yildirim

WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman insists that Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim was the result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Yildirim was the mandatory WBC Super-Middleweight Title challenger. Standing in the way of major championship gold was Canelo, who holds the WBC, WBA (Super), and The Ring gold. Yildirim had been inactive since February 2019 and was coming off a loss. Canelo ended up successfully defending his titles via third-round TKO.
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[video] Canelo Alvarez destroys Avni Yildirim // DAZN TV

Last Saturday night, Canelo destroyed the Turkish boxer, who talked a lot of smack!. Canelo’s next fight is 5 de Mayo weekend with Billy Joe Sounders. See 2 videos below. Vicious upper cuts and body blows by Canelo stopped the Turk from continuing to the 4th round. Done!. Also, Colombian...

Video: Recap of Canelo Alvarez's KO of Avni Yildirim

Canelo Alvarez didn’t need much time to put Avni Yildirim away on Saturday. The Mexican star stopped his mandatory challenger at the end of three rounds to successfully defend his two super middleweight titles at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. Alvarez put Yildirim down in the final round and the...
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Highlights Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim

Beyond the Bell: Breaking down Canelo against Yildirim. Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim Post Fight Interview. Eddie Hearn: “I’ve never seen a fighter like Canelo”. Sporting News Video Hub One of the most iconic sports media brands. Conceived in 1886, Sporting News offers a trusted perspective on multiple sports through cutting edge digital story-telling on all major platforms.
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Hall Of Fame Trainer Criticizes Canelo Alvarez's TKO Win Over Avni Yildirim

Canelo Alvarez stopped Avni Yildirim in a one-sided fight to retain his super middleweight titles. Teddy Atlas expresses his disappointment over the selection of Yildirim as Alvarez's opponent. The Mexican boxing star will take on Billy Joe Saunders next. Renowned boxing trainer Teddy Atlas thinks Saul “Canelo” Alvarez should have...
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Canelo Alvarez Easily Defeats Avni Yildirim, Next Opponent Revealed

Everyone knows that Canelo Alvarez is one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world, and on Saturday, he proved it once again as he took down Avni Yildirim in a super middleweight title fight. Alvarez was dominant from the beginning and in the third round, Alvarez was able to knock Yildirim to his knees. Eventually, Yildirim called off the fight following the third round, which led to a TKO win for Alvarez that brought his overall record to 55-1-2.
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WATCH: Canelo Alvarez Stops Avni Yildirim, Retains Gold

The super-middleweight title bout between champion Canelo Alvarez and Avni Yildirim is in the books. Going into the fight, Canelo had the edge in terms of activity. He had just competed back in December, while Yildirim last stepped inside the ring in February 2019. In the opening round, Canelo didn’t...
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Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim full fight video highlights

Watch Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim full fight video highlights for the Canelo vs. Yildirim card Saturday night, courtesy of DAZN. Canelo Alvarez (55-1-2) and Avni Yildirim (21-3) competed for Canelo’s WBC and WBA super middleweight titles at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla. Catch more video highlights below.
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What time is Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim today? PPV schedule, main card start time for 2021 fight

Canelo Alvarez v Avni Yildirim (Undercard and Main Card) Canelo Alvarez is staying busy with his second fight in just over two months Saturday night. Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) is in a quick turnaround for this fight, last fighting — and defeating — Callum Smith in a super middleweight clash this past December. The win bout was Canelo's first in over a year, following his 12-round unanimous decision win over Sergey Kovalev in November 2019.
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Canelo Alvarez stops Avni Yildirim to retain super-middleweight belts

MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Saul “Canelo” Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round Saturday night. Alvarez, of Mexico, dropped the Turkish challenger with a left right combination to the head midway through...
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Canelo Álvarez subdues Avni Yıldırım then announces Billy Joe Saunders fight

Saul ‘Canelo’ Álvarez outclassed Avni Yıldırım and retained his world super middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yıldırım failed to answer the bell for the fourth round Saturday night, setting the stage for a highly anticipated unification fight with Britain’s Billy Joe Saunders in May that was announced in the immediate aftermath.
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Canelo Alvarez knocks down Avni Yildirim in easy win

Canelo Alvarez cruised to victory over Avni Yildirim in their fight on Saturday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Fla. Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) was an enormous favorite in the fight and showed why that was the case. He peppered Yildirim with ease throughout their nine minutes in the ring. He secured a knockdown in the third round with a right hand that landed flush on Yildirim’s face.