Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 11/27/11
Saturday night on HBO, boxing fans got treated to a three fight showcase with some of the sport's best young stars from a two-city card split between Cincinnati, Ohio and Mexico City, Mexico. The headline attraction featured Saul Alvarez taking on Kermit Cintron, and Canelo delivered in front of his ravenous home country fans with a strong showing and an early stoppage win. Canelo Alvarez vs. Cintron Results Credit: Hoganphotos / Golden Boy Promotions Cintron may have been the taller man with the longer reach, but Canelo was certainly the bigger of the two fighters, with his thickset, broad shoulders and muscled build. He likely outweighed Cintron by at least 15 lbs for the fight, and that difference in strength and power proved to be a major factor in the fight. Canelo was also faster and more fluid with his attack, which served him well. Cintron started off busy in the first few rounds, but most of his work rate were wasted jabs instead of effective shots, while Canelo landed thudding
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