Canelo beat down of Mexican boxing rival Chavez Jr draws a mixed reaction from the boxing community and the fans the world over.
Ultimately Canelo Alvarez proved to be Mexico’s ‘Numero Uno’ with relevant ease as he dominated his larger opponent Julio Cesar Chavez Jr over the course of their 12 round catchweight bout.
Many thought the fight would be a close one beforehand, but many like Floyd Mayweather here, did think Canelo would be too much for him in the end.
The Canelo beat down ultimately set up the Golovkin fight for the middleweight title this September. Here’s how the boxing world has been reacting to Canelo vs Chavez Jr over the weekend:
Hate when people see a slaughter and say the fight was fixed. How about Canelo just handed out an ass whopping and Chavez got his ass beat
— Thomas Williams Jr (@Topdoggjr) May 7, 2017
Julio Cesar Chavez Sr landed superman punches…. son couldn’t even land a jab v Canelo. They built different. pic.twitter.com/nf884t2W7T
— Gary William® (@_GaryWilliam_) May 8, 2017
Canelo vs Chavez jr yesterday ??? pic.twitter.com/MsfsETNWV3
— ▫El Rafa,!™? (@SavageQuestionz) May 7, 2017
— Haymonites (@ego_biggest) May 7, 2017
— CASH (@Cash_Chosen1) May 8, 2017
Canelo with Chavez after the fight. pic.twitter.com/csIk9CRzA8
— Gil Revolorio (@gilpedro) May 7, 2017
— CD Athletic Supply (@colorado_direct) May 8, 2017
— Ismael AbduSalaam (@Ismael_BBM_NYK) May 8, 2017