Found November 27, 2011 on
Boxing After Dark heads south of the border to see Saul "Canelo" Alvarez fight in front of his own fans in Mexico as he faces off with Kermit Cintron in a junior middleweight showdown. Bob Papa, Roy Jones Jr. and Max Kellerman are all set to call the action.The tale of the tape shows that Cintron has a three-inch height advantage and a small edge in reach as well. Both men weighed in right at the 154-pound junior middleweight limit. Alvarez is 11 years younger than the 32-year old Cintron, though he's fought an amazing number of pro fights for someone so young and is already a seasoned ring veteran. He is making his third defense of his WBC junior middleweight belt, while Cintron is a former titleholder at 147 pounds.After a very long set of ring walks and songs for Canelo, we get down to the official introductions. Cintron is 33-4-1 with 28 KOs, though he is only 4-3-1 over the past three years. On the other side, Canelo sports a record of 38-0-1 with 28 knockout vict...
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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...
In a night that featured undefeated prospects and champions, the star of the evening, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez defended his WBC super welterweight title with a fifth round TKO win over Kermit Cintron. From the opening round, Alvarez’s weight and power was too much for his Puerto Rican opponent, whose own power was not respected by [...]
Saul Alvarez and Kermit Cintron both scaled bang on the 154lbs limit ahead of Saturday’s WBC light middleweight title fight in Mexico City.
Tonight on HBO, fans will get a holiday treat of a two-site HBO card, headlined by Saul Alvarez vs. Kermit Cintron from Mexico City, Mexico and also featuring Adrien Broner vs. Martin Rodriguez from Cincinnati, Ohio. The weigh-ins for both cards were held on Friday, and you can find the full weigh-in results right here. Take a look.
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Kermit Cintron - WBC junior...
Canelo Alvarez (38-0-1, 28 KOs), the WBC junior middleweight champion, might be facing the toughest opponent of his fast-rising career at 10:30 tonight on HBO: ex-champ Kermit Cintron (33-4-1, 28 KOs).
Saturday night on HBO, boxing fans got treated to a three fight showcase with some of the sport's best young stars from a two-city card split between Cincinnati, Ohio and Mexico City, Mexico. The headline attraction featured Saul Alvarez taking on Kermit Cintron, and Canelo delivered in front of his ravenous home country fans with a strong showing and an early stoppage win....