Canelo Alvarez outpoints Miguel Cotto
LAS VEGAS — Canelo Alvarez defeated Miguel Cotto by a unanimous decision to win the RING and WBC middleweight titles Saturday at Mandalay Bay.
The fight took on a pattern: Cotto (40-5, 33 knockouts) was busier for many of the rounds but Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KOs) landed the harder punches. The judges were more impressed with the latter, as Alvarez won 117-111, 119-109 and 118-110.
Neither fighter was seriously hurt in the fight.
A full report will follow shortly.