Canelo Alvarez showed once again tonight why he is considered the pound for pound best fighter in boxing at the moment.

Skill, speed and power exhibited in Texas in front of a huge patisan crowd in attendance.

Brave Billy Joe Saunders fought his best but Alvarez was to prove too much in the end.

Alvarez forced Saunders not to come out to fight again after round 8 and a brutal injury inflicted in the process:

A nasty eye injury the cause of the stoppage:

(Hat tip DAZN Twitter)

Very impressive once again from Alvarez.

Big fights next up could include the likes of Plant, Charlo or Benavidez.

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