On the night of May 8, a big boxing evening took place in Las Vegas.
In the main event of the show, the famous boxer, the absolute world champion in the second middleweight, 31-year-old Saul “Canelo” Alvarez from Mexico (57–1–2, 39 KOs).
His opponent was the 31-year-old WBA light heavyweight champion. Dmitry Bivol from rf (19–0, 11 KO).
Canelo, having collected all the belts, moved up to a higher weight category. However, speaking against a larger opponent, Saul could not oppose anything to his technique. The duel was completely in favor of Bivol.
Bivol won his 20th win on points, a unanimous decision (115-113, 115-113, 115-113), and retained the WBA belt.