Despite Canelo's pace slowing in the second half of the bout, Jacobs was unable to erase his opponent's early lead. Once the bout was over, DAZN's Chris Mannix asked Canelo about a third fight with Gennady Golovkin, who was present for the event. }); Djeko defeats Snijders in Brussels, Belgium. 3am: Good evening, good morning and welcome to our live coverage of Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs in a mouth-watering boxing clash. Canelo continued to stalk Jacobs – who was diagnosed with bone cancer in May 2011 but returned the following year – landing some uppercuts in the third round and he looked the more comfortable fighter through to the fifth. Jacobs has definitely slowed down after a quick first few rounds. Two judges scored the fight 115-113, and the other had it 116-112, all in favor of Canelo. Here is how the boxing community reacted to the unanimous-decision win for Canelo. Hahahaha! He wasn't as busy as he needed to be to overtake the superior boxer. Midway through the round the pair engage in the centre of the ring, but Alvarez seems too smart to get drawn into a slugfest. window._taboola = window._taboola || ; Tickets available @Ticketmaster @TicketmasterUK #soulcityboxing #oj3 #dazn #jonesperez #usyktakam pic.twitter.com/huu5VNmosr, — Otha Jones III (@Othajones3rd) May 3, 2019. The official scorecard confirms that Canelo Alvarez built a big lead early and Danny Jacobs couldn’t catch up. We'll have to wait and see who comes next. “Stylistically he [Jacobs] could cause him problems. Josh Culibao Remembers Encounter With Israel Adesanya: "Drinks Started Flowing", Latest Update On Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier | UFC Reaction | Fightful Fix, Vicente Luque Calls Brian Ortega vs. Chan Sung Jung A Battle Of "Two Zombies", Ricky Simon Pulled A Prank On Urijah Faber Before Their Fight, Says Tyson Nam, Vicente Luque Says Mike Perry, Niko Price "Bring A Different Energy", Bellator 249 Results, Live Coverage & Discussion. Vergil Ortiz is a rising prospect from Dallas who takes on a journeyman in Herrera who is looking to spoil the party. ROUND ONE: A tentative opening from both men, as the pair appear to be feeling each other out for the first three minutes. Previously, Golden Boy Promotions announced that Alvarez's first fight against Gennadiy Golovkin had an official attendance of 22,358 while the rematch, which took place last September, had an announced attendance figure of 21,965. - Below are the official scorecards for the Canelo vs. Jacobs fight that resulted in Alvarez unifying the WBA "Super," WBC and IBF middleweight titles with scores of 115-113, 115-113 and 116-112. Jones won his pro debut on March 9 when he won a unanimous decision against Giorgi Gelashvili. The meeting still went ahead and Canelo – fighting for the first time since his win over Rocky Fielding in December – was too efficient with his punching, passing a tough test against Jacobs as he moved within one belt (WBO) of becoming the undisputed middleweight champion. Like Ortiz, Roach is an undefeated star looking to make a statement. Immediately the pair walk each other down and engage again. The 21-year-old has now stopped every one of his 13 opponents in his relatively short career, and will be looking to push for a world title shot soon. 115-113 looks good, great job by the judges they got it right, fun fight both talented fighters. ROUND THREE: Jacobs switches to southpaw, before flicking back to orthodox. container: 'taboola-right-rail-thumbnails', Diaz is a former Olympian who has had a few spells of interest, most notably when he faced Gary Russel Jr in 2018. Canelo Alvarez has defeated Daniel Jacobs via unanimous decision. The American seems unable to get close to Canelo, who is using his movement to perfection. © 2020 Forbes Media LLC. Both main event fighters are in their dressing rooms going through last-minute preparations. The Mexican is looking for single punches rather than leading off the jab. “A third rematch could potentially happen of course,” Malignaggi exclusively told Express Sport. You may opt-out by. ROUND TWELVE: The final round begins with Alvarez landing a strong left hook. Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Alvarez Fan scorecards. The bout is scheduled for 10 rounds, so it could be 5am UK time before Canelo and Jacobs take to the ring. 3.45am: Earlier on the undercard, British fighter John Ryder took a step closer to a world title shot by beating Bilal Akkawy. You can also find me previewing and recapping WWE PPV events. Winner Canelo Alvarez by Unanimous Decision. Half a minute into the round, Jacobs slips badly and the referee is forced to mop up sweat on the canvas. Alvarez sends the Mexican fans into a chorus of cheers after landing a strong left hook on Jacobs. The middleweight showdown went the distance in … BoxingScene Score: 114-114 For The Draw. I cover sports video games like NBA 2K, Madden, MLB The Show, FIFA, NHL, EA UFC, Fight Night, Super Mega Baseball, DIRT, F1, NASCAR, Forza, and everything in between. Express. Canelo Alvarez earned a unanimous-decision victory over Daniel Jacobs to unify three of the four middleweight titles on Saturday night at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The Mexican superstar is now the WBA, WBC, Ring Magazine and IBF champion. The American is letting his hands go much more now, but he is also inviting Alvarez on to throw combinations of his own. 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