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Orcas Tossing Baby Seals: Saul Alvarez TKO5 Josesito Lopez

The outcome of this anti-climactic bloodletting, this exposé on the rationale behind weight divisions and the troublesome geography located between rocks and hard places, was obvious before the first bell rang. Lopez, 30-5-0-1 (18KO), who had never weighed more than 146.5 pounds, tipped the scales at 153lbs on Friday, and added another 12 pounds to his already encumbered frame by fight time. The extra size was supposed to translate into greater strength and punch resistance, but resulted in making Lopez a softer, slower, and less durable target, one that Alvarez, 41-0-1 (30), would hit with impunity. Read more from The Cruelest Sport
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