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Tonight, Saturday September 17 2016, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KO’s) challenges Liam Smith (23-0-1, 13 KO’s) for the WBO Junior Middleweight championship.  The fight will take place at At&T Stadium in Arlington Texas, and will be live on HBO PPV at 9pm ET.  In the co-feature, Willie Monroe JR (20-2, 6 KOs) takes on Gabriel Rosado (23-9, 13 KO’s) in a 12 round Middleweight bout, and Diego De La Hoya (15-0, 9 KO’s) will be in action against Luis Orlando Del Valle (22-2, 16 KO’s).  He is the breakdown and predictions:

LIAM SMITH

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-Record:  23 – 0 – 1, 13 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Junior Middleweight

-Height:  5′ 9″

-Reach:  N/A

-Notable Fights

  • Erick Ochieng  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 9/21/13.  (Won British Light Middleweight title)
  • John Thompson  —  Win, TKO 7th round (12), 10/10/15.  (Won vacant WBO Junior Middleweight title)

 

SAUL “CANELO” ALVAREZ

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-Record:  47 – 1 – 1, 33 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Junior Middleweight

-Height:  5′ 9″

-Reach:  70″

-Notable Fights

  • Floyd Mayweather  —  Loss, Majority Decision (12), 9/14/13.
  • Erislandy Lara  —  Win, Split Decision (12), 7/12/14.
  • Miguel Cotto  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 11/21/15.  (Won TheRing/Lineal/WBC Middleweight titles)

 

Predictions:

Diego De La Hoya  —  def  —  Luis Orlando Del Valle  —  via  —  TKO 7th round

Willie Monroe Jr  —  def  —  Gabriel Rosado  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

Saul Alvarez  —  def  —  Liam Smith  —  via  —  TKO 6th round

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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