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Saul “El Canelo” Alvarez played matador tonight in the Plaza de Toros in Mexico City, beating Kermit Cintron up for five rounds before stopping him. Cintron looked to be in over his head from the start and treated the junior middleweight bout like a painful sparring session. This fight probably said much more about Cintron than Canelo, unfortunately. Before the fight, there was some speculation that Cintron's right hand might test Canelo. Instead, it was Alvarez' that did all the damage. Despite being the shorter man, Alvarez consistently landed it over the top of Cintron's pawing jab. Alvarez (39-0-1) won the largely conservative opening round with a couple of left right combinations while a listless looking Cintron wandered around the ring. Cintron (33-5-1) already looked to be lost and in discomfort in the second, while Canelo continued to land the harder punches. The Puerto Rican seemed more motivated at the start of the third, landing a straight right that momenta...
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