SAN DIEGO, September 19, 2016 – Saul “Canelo” Alvarez won’t be in the ring again for the rest of 2016.
Golden Boy Promotions issued a statement Monday afternoon which reports that Alvarez broke the thumb on his right hand Saturday night, September 17 against Liam “Beefy” Smith of Great Britain.
The statement in its entirety:
“Today Canelo Alvarez visited specialist Dr. Pedro Jaime Lomeli, after injuring his right hand during his ninth round knockout victory over Liam “Beefy” Smith to win the WBO Junior Middleweight World Championship on September 17, 2016.
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