Thursday, August 6, 2020

WBA Super Middleweight Championship: Alvarez Stops Fielding

Tonight (Sat. December 15, 2018) Canelo Alvarez will be chasing a third division title. The Mexican star will challenge Rocky Fielding for the WBA (Regular) Super Middleweight Championship. Alvarez comes hot off his decision victory over Gennady Golovkin back in September.

He currently holds the WBA (Super), WBC, and lineal middleweight championships. Now, he’ll face Fielding, an Englishman who will be making his first career title defense against Alvarez. Check out MMA News’ coverage of tonight’s event from Madison Square Garden in New York City here below:

  • WBA (Regular) Super middleweight championship: Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2) def. (C) Rocky Fielding
  • IBF junior lightweight championship: (C) Tevin Farmer (27-4-1) def. Francisco Fonseca (22-1-1) via unanimous decision
  • IBF, WBA women’s lightweight championships: (C) Katie Taylor (11-0) def. Eva Wahlstrom (22-0-1) via unanimous decision
  • Welterweight: Sadam Ali (26-2) def. Mauricio Herrera (24-7) via unanimous decision
  • Super featherweight: Ryan Garcia (16-0) def. Braulio Rodriguez (19-3) via 5th round KO
  • WBO international super featherweight championship: (C) Lamont Roach (17-0-1) def. Alberto Mercado (15-1-1) via unanimous decision
  • Super middleweight: Bilal Akkawy (18-0-1) def. Victor Fonseca (17-8-1) via 7th round TKO
  • Super lightweight: Vergil Ortiz Jr. (11-0) vs. Omar Tienda (19-5)
  • Super lightweight: Yves Ulysse Jr. (16-1) def. Maximilliano Becerra (16-2-2) via unanimous decision

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