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Bivol stuns ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to retain WBA light heavyweight title

Bivol stuns ‘Canelo’ Alvarez to retain WBA light heavyweight title

  • Russia’s Bivol, 31, improved to 20-0 with 11 knockouts while multiweight champion Alvarez, the pound-for-pound king who went in a heavy favorite, fell to 57-2 with two draws
  • While Alvarez was feted with Mexican flags and Mariachi music, the Russian national anthem wasn’t played and Russian flags were banned inside the arena
By AFP ·