Originally written on Fight Booth  |  Last updated 12/20/14
There was a big fight feeling in the air last night along the world famous Las Vegas strip. It was time for Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to make his return to the ring after dropping the first fight of his career, a majority decision loss to Floyd Mayweather Jr. last September, to take on fellow Mexican Alfredo ‘El Perro’ Angulo. Canelo wanted to make a statement in this one. He wanted to show the world that he’s ready to get back in there with Mayweather sooner rather than later. He did just that. Referee Tony Weeks made a controversial stoppage to the contest in favor of Canelo at the 2:13 marker in the 10th round of the contest. If you saw nothing but the highlight of the stoppage then you may feel it was unjust. If you look at the stats and see that Canelo landed at an alarmingly accurate 58% clip hitting Angulo with 298 of his 513 attempted punches, while Angulo hit Canelo with just 104 out of 770 landing at just a 14% rate, then you start to understand just part of the reason why the...
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