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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Round 1: Canelo feints and Yildirim tries to reach with a jab. Left hook from Canelo touches the body. Canelo tries another hook that Yildirim partially blocks, then Canelo targets the body again with a right hand. Hard left hook lands for Canelo, referee says it strayed low. Canelo pops two jabs upstairs as Yildirim keeps a tight guard. Another left hook lands to the body for Canelo. Yildirim misses badly on his own left hook to the body. Hard right hand lands downstairs for Canelo, then a left hook to the head. Yildirim misses on three jabs. Yildirim jabs tot he body this time. Canelo doubles up on his left hand this time, then throws another right to the body moments later. Canelo 10-9.
Round 2: Jab from Yildirim gets blocked. Canelo misses on a jab upstairs. Uppercut lands clean for Canelo on the chin, backing Yildirim off. Another uppercut from Canelo scores. Now Canelo lands a stiff jab followed by a left hook to the body. Yildirim on the defensive early and still getting touched up. Three punches come from Canelo as Yildirim covers up. Canelo digs down to the body with a left hook again. Hard left to the body lands yet again for Canelo, then another. Right uppercut lands for Canelo this time. This has been target practice early in the fight. Yildirim throws a right hand to the body. Hard straight right lands for Canelo, then a left hook upstairs. Canelo 10-9, 20-18.
Round 3: Yildirim’s face is looking marked up on the left side between rounds. Canelo probes with a couple jabs and then tries a hook behind it. Right hook from Canelo gets blocked. Hard left to the body lands again for Canelo. Right hook scores for Canelo to the body, Yildirim gets in his own body shot, BUT CANELO LANDS TWO SHOTS TO THE HEAD AND PUTS YILDIRIM DOWN! Yildirim is up but takes two hard body shots to the liver. Yildirim on the ropes and taking shots from Canelo. Yildirim throws a counter hook but takes a shot to the head. Yildirim is hurt to the body by repeated liver shots. Left hook from Canelo lands upstairs. Yildirim tries a hook to the body but takes two in return from Canelo. Yildirim isn’t looking too sturdy right now. Canelo 10-8.
Round 4: Yildirim’s trainer Joel Diaz is already threatening to pull the plug on the fight if Yildirim doesn’t turn things around immediately. Wow, it looks like the fight has been stopped in the corner before the fourth round begins. Canelo TKO-3.