Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol full fight video highlights


Watch Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol full fight video highlights from their WBA light heavyweight championship bout, courtesy of multiple outlets.

Canelo vs. Bivol took place May 7 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Canelo Alvarez (57-2-2) and Dmitry Bivol (20-0) collided in the main event. DAZN live televised the fight.

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For more on Canelo vs. Bivol, check out the live blog from MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee.

Dmitry Bivol is the champion.

Canelo Alvarez out now to a wonderful cover of Europe’s The Final Countdown.

Round 1: Bivol getting the jab going right out of the gate. Canelo is approaching with hooks but has quite a distance to cover. Bivol just pecking at Canelo’s guard. Canelo is now to his body. Bivol keeping a steady stream of jabs bouncing off of Canelo’s arms. Bivol’s jabs get through. Canelo closes the distance, but Bivol gets off of the ropes and is dealing with the pressure well. There’s not much you can score thus far.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol.

Round 2: Bivol still pumping that jab. Canelo doesn’t think twice about it. Bivol scores with a 1-2. Canelo is able to get inside but misses the ball with an uppercut. Bivol’s quick hands keep Canelo in the back. Canelo throws a hard left to the body. Canelo hits Canelo with a right hook to the body. Then, he strikes another one left. Canelo hits a right hook to the body. Bivol responds with a 3-punch combination. Bivol warned for a push.Canelo sneaks in another left hook to the body. Bivol’s jab is there, but he needs to start throwing to do damage and not just feel Canelo out.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Canelo. Overall, 19-19.

Round 3: Bivol dodges out of the way of a Canelo body shot. He lands a body shot of his own, and that gives him an opening for a 1-2 that land on Canelo. Canelo is trying to get an uppercut but he blocks it. Bivol cranking up the output and he is scoring with straight punches. Canelo answers as Bivol’s back is on the ropes, but he’s still defending well. Hard left lands for Bivol after a brief Canelo flurry. Canelo is hunting for that uppercut, Bivol not letting that one through yet. There’s a shovel uppercut by Canelo that scores. Bivol supports Canelo and string together some straight shots.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 29-28 Bivol.

Round 4: Canelo throwing heavy leather, Bivol has a good guard and he’s deflecting the punches. Canelo smacks Bivol’s body. Bivol gets his jab to connect and follows with a right to the body. Bivol wins, Canelo is trying to get ahead but it’s not working. Right hand by Canelo gets around Bivol’s guard, Bivol circles out of there. Bivol gets Canelo against the ropes and he gets to work. Canelo finds a home for that uppercut at the close of the round.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 39-37 Bivol.

Round 5: Bivol’s jab still giving Canelo problems. Canelo is now speaking out. Canelo demonstrates a strong overhand right but Bivol responds emphatically by demonstrating a combination while Canelo leans onto the ropes. Canelo says to Bivol, “Bring it on!” But Bivol doesn’t bite. Bivol has Canelo stuck at range. Jab, jab, and then a left to the body by Bivol.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 49-46 Bivol.

Round 6: Canelo lands a jab as he looks to match Bivol’s activity. He pushed forward, but Bivol scores with a combination. Canelo throwing hard, just not a let landing clean. Uppercut by Canelo is blocked. Bivol tags Canelo by giving him a right to his body. Canelo is given a right of passage to his body. Bivol’s defense is on point though. Canelo lands a jab. Canelo on the ropes, waiting for Bivol to get close enough for a counter. Bivol is just poking with that jab. Canelo defends well but does not fire back.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Canelo. Overall, 58-56 Bivol.

Round 7: Bivol flicks out the jab, Canelo with good head movement but he’s not avoiding all of it. Bivol backs Canelo up with the jab and he’s rifling straight punches in there. Canelo is ready to fight, but Bivol refuses to cooperate. Bivol wins an exchange and brings the fight back to the center of the ring. Canelo’s big shots are getting all glove.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 68-65 Bivol.

Round 8: Canelo pumping in the jab and he takes Bivol to the ropes. Warning: Fighters should be on the lookout for clashes of heads Bivol keeps his guard up high. Canelo throws hooks and puts on pressure. He counters with a 1-2, flurry against the ropes, and then Bivol scores with a left hook across the chin. Canelo is just resting in the corner. Bivol continues to keep his jab there. Canelo is a winner. Canelo with a 1-2 down the middle. Bivol pushes an aggressive Canelo down. Bivol does a quick uppercut, but is warned once again not to push Canelo’s forehead down.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 78-74 Bivol.

Round 9: Canelo immediately presses forward. Bivol restores distance and returns to the jab. Bivol to the body. Canelo is ducking and dodging Bivol’s punches but he doesn’t throw back. Canelo to the body. Bivol is just holding the forearms. Canelo is definitely scoring some close-range punches. Canelo rips the body. Bivol.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Canelo. Overall, 87-84 Bivol.

Round 10: Busy hands from Bivol to open the 10th. Canelo with lots of body and head movement but not much offense. Bivol is armed with a great jab. Canelo hits the body but takes a 1-2 up high in response. Bivol pressuring with the jab, Canelo in the corner. Canelo attempts to respond, but Bivol wins with a straight punch to the jaw. Canelo circling as Bivol keeps a steady stream of straight punches coming.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 97-93 Bivol.

Round 11: Canelo staying in Bivol’s face and he wants to attack the body, but Bivol is right there with counter punches. Canelo has his hands low and Bivol uses a jab to set up a combo that scores. Canelo will hook the body. Counter left scores for Bivol. Canelo looks frustrated and he just picks Bivol up off the mat after Bivol gets a headlock. Bivol firing with confidence now as his punches are getting through. Canelo cuts the guard with a left, but it felt too soon.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 107-102 Bivol.

Round 12: Canelo pressing forward, he has to know that he’s down on the card. Bivol not just laying back though, he triples up on the jab and connects. Canelo with aggressive body work. Bivol left a counter. He’s doing excellent work inside. Canelo continues to do his bodywork. Bivol lands two more jabs on Canelo as Canelo attempts to move his fingers. The champion jabbing out of his guard so well. Canelo returns to the uppercut but it is a no-go. Bivol’s jab takes him home and this should be a win for him. Impressive work.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Bivol. Overall, 117-111 Bivol.

Official Decision: Judges score fight for Bivol via unanimous decision.