Canelo Alvarez (Tom Hogan/Hogan Photos-Golden Boy Promotion)

Matchroom Boxing Results: Canelo Punishes Saunders, Earns Eighth-Round Stoppage

On Saturday, May 8, Matchroom Boxing hosted Canelo vs. Saunders from AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.

In the night’s headliner, pound-for-pound star Saul “Canelo” Álvarez battled undefeated Brit Billy Joe Saunders in a title unification bout. Alvarez put up his WBA and WBC super middleweight belts, while Saunders risked his WBO championship.

The action aired live on DAZN starting at 8 p.m. ET.


Saul “Canelo” Álvarez def. Billy Joe Saunders by TKO (corner stoppage). Round 8, 3:00 – for WBC, WBA and WBO super middleweight titles
Elwin Soto def. Katsunari Takayama by TKO. Round 9, 2:44 – for WBO junior flyweight title
Souleymane Cissokho def. Kieron Conway by split decision (92-97, 95-94, 96-93)
Frank Sanchez def. Nagy Aguilera by technical unanimous decision (60-54 x3)
Marc Castro def. Irving Macias Castillo by TKO. Round 4, 2:04
Keyshawn Davis def. Jose Antonio Meza by unanimous decision (60-54 x3)
Christian Alan Gomez Duran def. Xavier Wilson by TKO. Round 2, 2:19
Kelvin Davis def. Jan Marsalek by unanimous decision (38-37 x3)