Canelo Alvarez unifies the 4 belts of WBA, WBO, WBC and IBF super middleweight, after winning by knockout against Caleb Plant.
Canelo unifies 4 super middleweight championship belts
Before the match on 7/11 took place, Canelo Alvarez was the owner of 3 belts WBA, WBO, WBC and Caleb Plant owned the IBF belt. The winner of this fight will hold all 4 noble belts of world boxing.
Canelo Alvarez entered the game cautiously in the first round, before starting to dominate in the second round. Caleb Plant showed weakness from round 6 onwards and succumbed in round 11 when he was hit by an opponent’s knock-out. Mexican.
This was the first loss in Caleb Plant’s career. Before that, the American boxer had a series of 21 wins. Meanwhile, Canelo Alvarez has the 57th victory in his career as well as unifying the 4 championship belts of WBA, WBO, WBC and IBF super middleweight.
Canelo Alvarez is the sixth boxer in history to unify all titles in the “four belt” era, after Bernard Hopkins, Jermain Taylor, Terence Crawford, Oleksandr Usyk and Josh Taylor.
The boxer born in 1990 is the first Mexican to unify four boxing championships, and this victory also strengthens Canelo Alvarez’s position as the world’s number one boxer.
This day in the past: Lewis Hamilton goes down in F1 history
On this day a year ago, driver Lewis Hamilton finished first in the Portuguese race to go down in F1 racing history as the athlete with the most race wins.
On October 25, 2020, Hamilton finished first in the Portuguese race with a record of 1 hour 29 minutes 56,828 seconds. The British driver at that time not only maintained the leading position on the total standings, but he also surpassed the legendary Michael Schumacher to become the driver with the most race victories in history (92 times).
Speaking at the time, Hamilton said: “I never dreamed of this day. I will try every day to win the championship. But today I will allow myself to celebrate.”
Up to now, Hamilton has had a total of 100 race wins in F1, holding the position of the driver with the most races in history with a very long distance from the person behind.
Hamilton also has 7 world championships, equaling Michael Schumacher’s record. The British driver is determined to have the 8th coronation in the 2021 season.
However, that task of the 36-year-old driver will not be easy when he is competing fiercely with young driver Max Verstappen. Currently, on the total standings of the 2021 season, Hamilton is ranked 2nd, 12 points behind Verstappen while 5 more races are left for the 2021 F1 season to end.
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