Saul Alvarez vs. Alfredo Angulo

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Saul Alvarez 155 lbs beat Alfredo Angulo 155 lbs by TKO at 0:47 in round 10 of 12

  • Ring Announcer: Jimmy Lennon Jr.
  • Aired On: Showtime PPV (Main Event)
  • Pre-fight Weigh In: Alvarez 170 lbs., Angulo 174 lbs.

Notes

  • Saul Alvarez 42-1-1 (30 KOs) vs. Alfredo Angulo 22-3 (18 KOs)
  • Alvarez entered as the # 1 junior middleweight contender and the # 9 pound-for-pound fighter in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Angulo was unranked by the same publication. [1]
  • Angulo entered as a 4.5-to-1 betting underdog. [2]
  • The bout was originally set to take place at 154 pounds, but was upped to 155 pounds at the request of the Alvarez camp just prior to the weigh-in. Alvarez, who earned a minimum $1.25 million, agreed to pay Angulo an additional $100,000, raising his purse to $850,000. Alvarez further agreed to a weight check at 3 p.m. ET on the day of the fight at which he could not weigh more than 168 pounds. [3]
  • It was the first fight for Alvarez following a points loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0); the first loss of his professional career. Angulo was 9 months removed from a 10th-round TKO loss to Erislandy Lara (17-1-2).
  • The retail price for the standard definition broadcast was $49.95 USD, while a high-definition signal was $59.95.