Saul Canelo Alvarez and Callum Smith squared off at the Alamodome in San Antonio, TX on Saturday, December 19 (Sunday, December 20 in Australia). The contest featured multi-weight champion up against the defending WBA and The Ring super middleweight champion in the scheduled for twelve rounds matchup. In addition a vacant WBC super middleweight title was on the line.
The pair went a full distance. In the end the judges decision unanimous went in favor of Canelo. Two judges scored the fight 119-109, while the third judge had it 117-111.
With the win Canelo Alvarez earns the belts and updates his record to 54-1-2, 36 KOs. Callum Smith suffers the first defeat in his professional boxing career and drops to 27-1.
The full fight results from Canelo vs Smith card can be found here.