Canelo vs Ryder results in another Brit falling to the impressive skills of the champ, taking the tally to eight! Canelo Alvarez thrilled over 51,000 eager fans as he retained his undisputed super middleweight championship against John Ryder in Akron Stadium. The 32-year-old fought fiercely to defend his WBA, WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring’s super middleweight titles.

Canelo, the biggest name in boxing, dominated Ryder, leaving him battered and bloodied with a knockdown in Round 5. Despite firing heavy right-hand shots, Canelo couldn’t finish off the challenger who showed incredible bravery by making it to the final bell with a profusely bleeding nose.

Canelo Alvarez (59-2-2, 39 KOs) is already looking ahead to his next fight on Sept. 16, a date he typically fights on for Cinco De Mayo weekend and Mexican Independence Day weekend. He has his sights set on a rematch with light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol.

In the co-main event, Julio Cesar Martinez kept his WBC flyweight title.

This and a lot more for you in the passage below.

Canelo vs Ryder Results

  • Main Event: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (c) def. John Ryder via unanimous decision (120-107, 118-109) — Undisputed super middleweight title
  • Co-main Event: Julio Cesar Martinez (c) def. Ronal Batista via 11th-round TKO — WBC flyweight title
  • Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela def. Stevie Spark via split decision (96-93, 94-95, 95-94) — Super lightweight
  • Nathan Devon Rodriguez def. Alexander Mejia via majority decision (95-95, 96-93, 96-94) — Featherweight
  • Oleksandr Gvozdyk def. Ricards Bolotniks via sixth-round TKO — Light heavyweight

Canelo vs Ryder Highlights

Ryder’s chance to fight Alvarez was made possible by his victory over fellow Brit Zach Parker. One of RDX Sports’ brand ambassadors, Parker had to withdraw due to a hand injury, earning Ryder the interim title and a shot at the WBO mandatory.

In the highly anticipated Canelo vs Ryder fight, billed as the ‘King is coming home’, Alvarez proved once again why he reigns supreme in the super-middleweight division.

Despite being away from the ring for eight months due to a left-hand surgery, Alvarez showed no signs of injury and landed two powerful left hooks to Ryder’s body in the opening round.

Ryder’s nose started bleeding in the third round from Alvarez’s punches. Then, in the fifth round, Alvarez landed a combination and sent Ryder into the ropes, causing Referee Mike Griffin to issue an eight-count.

Alvarez dominated from the sixth to the ninth round, but Ryder made a comeback in the tenth round, winning it. However, in the eleventh and twelfth rounds, Ryder couldn’t do enough to change the outcome of the fight.

In the championship rounds, Ryder started to land punches with greater ease, but he needed a knockout to win. Although the result was inevitable, Ryder’s ability to recover from the earlier rounds and trade punches with Alvarez earned him the respect of the crowd.

“John came in to the fight when it looked like the fight was over,”

Hearn said.

“He stayed in the fight. The more John threw the more success he was having. What a gutsy performance.”

Canelo vs Ryder Round-by-Round Coverage

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez added another victory to his record and cemented his legacy as one of the greatest boxers of his generation with a win in his home country of Mexico.

King’s Ovation for Canelo

Canelo Alvarez, who fought in Mexico for the first time since 2011, is considered by many as boxing’s biggest pay-per-view star, but in Mexico, he is an unrivaled icon with an unparalleled level of fame.

The atmosphere at the stadium was electric, with police helicopters hovering above and fans lighting up the stands with their smartphone torches.

Alvarez’s entrance was an emotional and electric moment, with a montage of his life playing on the big screen, fireworks lighting up the sky, and a mariachi band of about 50 members playing him into the ring.

The fight’s location at Estadio Akron near Alvarez’s hometown of Guadalajara, Mexico, made the night even more emotional as it allowed his 93-year-old grandmother to witness him fight for the first time in his professional career.

Hostility for Ryder

While John Ryder insisted he wasn’t overwhelmed by anything about being in Mexico and squaring off against the hometown hero, Canelo, he must have been surprised by the boos and jeers the crowd gave him through his ringwalk.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 1

After sizing up Ryder for a while, Canelo proceeds with a hard hook to Ryder’s body. Ryder takes it in stride, but can he keep up? Ryder attempts to find an opening but Canelo’s defense is tight. Canelo lands another hook to Ryder’s body, followed by a right. Ryder tries to fight back, but it’s all Canelo in the opening round.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 2

Round two begins with Canelo Álvarez taking his time to analyze Ryder’s movements, as he is known to do. Despite predicting a challenging start against Ryder’s southpaw stance, Canelo manages to land a powerful right cross after missing with a looping left. Ryder seems hesitant to engage and hasn’t shown much offense yet. Both fighters are still getting into the swing of things.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 3

Canelo Álvarez wastes no time in Round 3, drawing blood from John Ryder’s nose with a powerful shot. Despite the blood, Canelo ups his pace and lands a straight right hand, sending Ryder stumbling. Ryder attempts to get inside and lands a left uppercut, but it’s not enough to stop Canelo’s onslaught.


Canelo vs Ryder Round 4

John Ryder continues to press forward, trying to make the fight a rough and tumble affair, but Canelo Álvarez remains unbothered and lands shots at will. It’s clear that Canelo isn’t intimidated by Ryder’s power and it seems unlikely that Ryder can turn the tide of the fight.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 5

Blood continues to pour from Ryder’s nose, and it looks like he may be having trouble breathing. Canelo Álvarez lands a brutal left-right combination that sends Ryder to the canvas. After a long look at his corner, Ryder gets back up at the count of eight and immediately starts fighting back.


Despite Ryder’s efforts, Álvarez maintains his cool, landing shots one at a time and applying constant pressure. Ryder manages to survive the round despite injury, but it’s clear that he’s in trouble.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 6

Canelo Álvarez lands a right hand to the side of John Ryder’s temple that causes him to stumble. Ryder tries to respond with a left hook and left uppercut, but his body language shows that he’s struggling. He drops his hands and takes a deep breath to regroup towards the end of the round.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 7

Canelo Álvarez dominates the round, cutting off the ring and cornering John Ryder. However, he doesn’t unload like he has in previous rounds. Ryder manages to land a sneaky right hook, but it’s not enough to shift the momentum of the fight.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 8

Towards the end of the round, John Ryder lands a flush four-punch combination. Canelo Álvarez responds with a right hand that drops Ryder, but the referee rules it a slip. Álvarez walks back to his corner with a reddened and swollen face.


Canelo vs Ryder Round 9

Canelo Álvarez rocks John Ryder with a crushing counter right hand that wobbles him. Ryder momentarily stumbles and retreats on the ropes, but he remains on his feet.

For a moment, the referee appears to step in for a closer look. After getting his bearings back, Ryder responds with a left and waves Álvarez in. Ryder’s determination shows that he’s not willing to give up.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 10

John Ryder manages to land a right to the body and a right to the head. However, Canelo Álvarez closes out the round with a picture-perfect right hand. Despite Ryder making it this far, it’s clear that he’ll need a stunning knockout to win the fight.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 11

Canelo Álvarez seems to be slowing down in the later rounds, but John Ryder is still struggling to shift the momentum of the fight. Ryder lands a few spurts of offense, but it’s not enough to make a significant difference.

Canelo vs Ryder Round 12

John Ryder lands a left uppercut and right hook that keeps Canelo Álvarez off of him. Álvarez doesn’t go for the knockout and the fight goes to the judges. Although Ryder has shown remarkable resilience by making it through all 12 rounds, it’s likely that Álvarez will win by unanimous decision.

Canelo vs Ryder Results

After 12 rounds of boxing, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez defeats John Ryder via unanimous decision to retain the undisputed super middleweight championship. The judges scored the fight 120-107, 118-109, and 118-109 in favor of Alvarez.

Despite Ryder’s determination and resilience, it was clear that Alvarez was the better fighter throughout the match. The win marks another impressive victory for Alvarez, who continues to cement his place as one of the best boxers of his generation.

Canelo vs Ryder Fight Stats

Despite his toughness, John Ryder was unable to translate it into success in the ring against Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. According to CompuBox statistics, Ryder only landed 18% of his total punches, 6% of his jabs, and 27% of his power punches, compared to Alvarez’s 39% total punches landed and 46% power punches landed.

Ryder was only able to land ten or more punches in one round, while Alvarez managed to achieve this feat in eleven of the twelve rounds. The CompuBox numbers showcase Alvarez’s dominance and highlight Ryder’s struggle to find his rhythm against the champion.

The Champs Words

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, a four-weight world champion, secured his 59th victory since becoming a professional boxer, with two losses and two draws to his name. The win further solidifies Alvarez’s impressive record and cements his place among the greatest boxers of his generation.

“It’s a historic moment for me,”

Alvarez said after the fight.

“I’m blessed to be here with my people who support me from the beginning. I’m proud to be here. … You know, I’m happy with the fight. I’m happy the people had a great fight. He’s a strong fighter, I know that. I’m not surprised about it.”

Ryder’s Response

Ryder said:

“I’ve dared to do and I’ve come up short. The overriding thing is I’m gutted.”

Talking to the media, promoter Eddie Hearn praised Ryder’s bravery in these words:

“John showed he was a world-class fighter but Canelo is one of the best ever. John deserves massive respect tonight.”

How the Word Reacts to Canelo’s Victory?

Here’s a glimpse of how boxing fans, pundits, and critics around the world responded to mostly a one-sided clash between Canelo and Ryeder.

What’s Next for Canelo and Ryder?

Mexican boxer Saul “Canelo” Alvarez won a convincing victory over British fighter John Ryder in a highly anticipated fight. Despite not getting a knockout, Alvarez performed well and met the expectations of fans.

There is now a lot of speculation over who Alvarez will fight next, with some fans calling for a bout against American fighter David Benavidez. Alvarez, however, has stated that he wants to focus on avenging his loss to Dmitry Bivol and becoming a two-time light-heavyweight champion.

“Everybody knows we want Bivol,”

Canelo said when asked about fights with either Bivol or WBC interim super middleweight champion David Benavidez.

“If the fight with Bivol doesn’t happen, we’ll see. (I want Bivol) Same rules, same terms, same everything.”

Ryder, on the other hand, faced disappointment after losing to Alvarez. Despite showing incredible determination and grit in his career, Ryder was unable to become the first male English boxer to become undisputed champion in the four-belt era.

However, the manner of his defeat has earned him praise and he may have the opportunity to fight in other big matches, both domestically and in the United States.

Overall, Alvarez’s victory over Ryder has sparked a lot of excitement among boxing fans, who are eagerly anticipating his next bout.

While Ryder may have lost this fight, his performance has left him with a strong reputation and the possibility of more opportunities to come. And you’ll always find RDX Sports by your side in bringing all the fun and excitement of high profile boxing bouts.


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