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Canelo Alvarez vs. Jaime Munguia fight results: Live boxing updates, scorecard, start time, undercard

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It’s a Cinco de Mayo weekend celebration in Las Vegas on Saturday as Mexican icon Canelo Alvarez defends his undisputed super middleweight championship against unbeaten countryman Jaime Munguia.

Alvarez, 33, will look for the third defense of his undisputed reign as he looks to protect his status as one of the pound-for-pound boxers in the game. The 27-year-old Munguia, meanwhile, will aim for the defining victory of his 43-bout career in his second fight with Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach in his corner.

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The PBC on Prime Video pay-per-view also represents the first time Alvarez has agreed to fight a fellow Mexican-born boxer since Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in 2017.

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Also on the card is WBC interim welterweight champion Mario Barrios as he takes on Fabian Maidana. Plus, Brandon Figueroa looks to defend his WBC interim featherweight title against Jessie Magdaleno. Opening the PPV festivities is a secondary title fight in the welterweight division when champion Eimantas Stanionis takes on Gabriel Maestre.

CBS Sports will be with you throughout the entire way on Saturday, beginning with the start of the pay-per-view broadcast at 8 p.m. ET, so be sure to follow along with the live results and highlights below.

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Fight card, results

  • Canelo Alvarez (c) def. Jaime Munguia via unanimous decision (117-110, 116-111, 115-112)
  • Mario Barrios (c) def. Fabian Maidana via unanimous decision (116-111, 116-111, 116-11)
  • Brandon Figueroa (c) def. Jessie Magdaleno via ninth-round TKO
  • Eimantas Stanionis (c) def. Gabriel Maestre (117-111, 118-110, 119-109)

Alvarez vs. Munguia scorecard, live coverage

ROUND 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 TOTAL
Alvarez (c) 10 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 9 10 118
Munguia 9 9 10 8 9 9 9 9 9 9 10 9 109

 

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We head to the scorecards after 12 exciting rounds. While a wide Alvarez decision is expected, Munguia’s stock has been raised considerably from this performance.

I’ve got it 118-109 for Canelo Alvarez

R12: 10-9, Alvarez (Overall unofficial scorecard: 118-109 Alvarez)

R12: Big counter shots from Alvarez in the closing seconds but they go the distance.

R12: Nice counter jab from Alvarez. Munguia rallies with a flurry. Things start to heat up late.

R12: Alvarez lands a big right to the lead shoulder of Munguia. Right cross lands flush for Alvarez!

R12: Lead left hook for Canelo. Nice body shot from the champ and he comes back with a right uppercut.

R12: Alvarez hooks to the body. They trade stiff jabs.

ROUND 12: Last chance for Munguia and he comes out aggressive. Nice left hook inside. Big combos from the challenger.

R11: 10-9, Munguia (Overall unofficial scorecard: 108-100 Alvarez)

R11: Close round but give the edge to Munguia for pushing the pace and being the aggressor.

R11: Good body work from Munguia.

R11: Nice rally from Munguia as he lands a pair of right hands on Alvarez.

R11: Nice left hook inside by Munguia. Canelo answers with a combo.

R11: An accidental head clash might have drawn blood from the nose of Munguia.

R11: Even when Alvarez isn’t landing flush, he’s still pounding away on the arms of his opponent. Munguia is starting to get frustrated and aggressive.

ROUND 11: Munguia off to a busy start behind the jab. Alvarez remains just too quick with his counter shots. He works a combo on Munguia.

Munguia remains strong and dangerous despite Alvarez seemingly running away with the fight on the scorecards.

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R10: Munguia has one heck of a chin because Alvarez is teeing off with clean punches and he’s still standing.

R10: Big left hooks down low for Alvarez. And a right cross rocks Munguia!

R10: Left uppercut for Alvarez. Munguia pressures but eats a stiff jab in return. Another uppercut for Alvarez to split the guard.

R10: The crowd is back to chanting for Munguia. Heavy trading from both. Nice flurrying from Munguia inside.

ROUND 10: Munguia remains game as he backs Alvarez to the ropes. Good combo downstairs from the challenger. Alvarez answers with a quick, lead left hook.

 

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