Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (49-1-1 34KOs) once again made his case for being one of the best fighters in boxing as he soundly defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-3-1 32KOs) in the main event of Golden Boy Promotions pay-per-view telecast from Las Vegas, Nevada, which took place at the T-Mobile Arena.
David Lemieux (38-3 33KOs) was given a tough test against Mexico’s Marco Reyes (35-5 26KOs) in the co-main event of Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. from Las Vegas, Nevada at the T-Mobile Arena. Lemieux started strong winning the first three rounds even hurting Reyes bad in the third,
In his welterweight debut, Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse (38-4 35KOs) knocked out game opponent Emanuel Taylor in the middle of the fifth round in a fight he was soundly dominating in the second televised pay-per-view fight of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. mega-fight from Las Vegas, Nevada
In the opening bout of the Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., undefeated featherweight Joseph Diaz Jr. (24-0 13KOs) of South El Monte, CA outpointed Manuel “Tino” Avila (22-1 8KOs) of Fairfield, CA via a ten round unanimous decision to start the Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.