"But it was two great fights". I didn't have to dehydrate myself to make weight. We'll see. Right now, I am 100 percent focused on Saturday.
"I want to win, get back to the hotel, have a pizza with my girl and my family then we fly off to Florida on Monday for a holiday". Victory secured the bragging rights for Canelo and it never looked in doubt, his opponent schooled and scarcely landing a punch as all three judges called the fight 120-108 in a simple points decision.
"Everyone is giving me stick on Twitter", he said. "I'm thankful for the opportunity to be a part of this big fight".
Mexican superstar Alvarez (51-1-2) was coming off his 50th career victory - a blockbuster bout against Gennady Golovkin at middleweight in September - and the big-hitting fighter continued where he left off. "He was really, really tough. I don't have no sympathy".
"I want to thank everyone". Farmer and Davis have been going back and forth on Twitter for months, so Farmer has declared that he will best what Davis did against Fonseca by stopping him in four rounds or less.
"Bellew has spoken to me for this fight. So I am very motivated to win this fight". "We are also looking to have him fight at Azteca Stadium", Oscar said. "But I'm blocking them all".
In May, he said, he'd be ready to fight Canelo. Garcia won with a time of 1:14 of the aforementioned round. They engaged in two terrific fights. "I know what I have in front of me and I'm prepared to make history", Alvarez said after getting off the scale. "I'd take a quarter!"
Unified women's lightweight world titleholder Katie Taylor (11-0, 5 KOs), 32, of Ireland was 134.2 pounds, just inside the 135-pound limit, for her sixth defense. "Let's get it on". When: Dec. 15 How to Watch: DAZN 9 p.m. ET Why You Should Care: To get a sense of what boxing's biggest star is doing with his career.
"He wanted to be here", Hopkins claimed of Alvarez wanting to fight at Madison Square Garden.
Fielding (27-2, 15 KOs) beat the count and the bell once more, but the end was near. "I still feel good", stated Canelo. Other than that, the fight was tough. I know who the WBO and WBA champions are. I'll fight any of them. "I hope this is the first of many". Ulysse Jr. won with scores of 79-71, 78-72, 78-72. "All the best fighters have fought here and the atmosphere is really unique". "I'm happy to announce that". The referee mercifully waved off the match to crown Canelo the new WBA champion at Super Middleweight.
The courageous Fielding made it to his feet after the third knockdown, but he was quickly sent down a fourth time and Gonzalez waved the bout off at the 2:38 mark.
"There is a lot of room for improvement", said Bilal Akkawy.
"I was driving to the gym and I was down, thinking, 'What's going on?'".
When asked about potentially fighting at Azteca Stadium in Mexico City.
Despite the win, Alvarez is expected to return to the middleweight where he holds the titles of the World Boxing Council and the WBA that he is set to defend in May when a rival is chosen by his team.
Saul "Canelo" Alvarez stood on the ropes in the corner of the ring with his glove raised Saturday night and soaked in the adulation of a sellout crowd at Madison Square Garden. The event was be streamed live on DAZN.