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Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr results live: Rounds 7-9 results and recap

All night, we will have live results from Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. Here is a look at rounds 7-9.

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Tonight, Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. meet in a big Cinco de Mayo weekend boxing event, live on HBO PPV. Bloody Elbow will have live fight night coverage all night, including round by round results and recaps.

Rounds 7-9:

Round 7: Canelo hurting him early with those combinations, but Chavez seems to come alive when he gets Canelo against the ropes. Chavez gets a good rally against the ropes going, but Canelo blasts back hard with a big combo pushing off the ropes that forces Chavez into retreat mode. Canelo throwing all his shots with power now, landing consistent big shots on Chavez throughout with no trouble. 10-9 Canelo

Round 8: Again the action goes to the ropes, and again Chavez throws more than he has been throwing in the center, connecting a few times on Canelo. But as we have seen before, Canelo lands the counter off the ropes, and Chavez lets him out. Back in the center, Canelo takes the round a bit slower in terms of offensive output, though he does have a nice combo 2 minutes in that lands hard on Chavez. Despite Canelo taking this one easier, Chavez still can’t find him much, as his punches are coming too slow and Canelo evades them easily. Chavez’s best round I guess, but mostly by default. 10-9 Canelo

Round 9: Chavez again takes it to the ropes, and again throws more, though this time has more success. Chavez lands low, which leads to the two grappling a bit once it gets center ring. But they go back to the ropes after that and again Chavez lands. For the first time, I would not be surprised to hear that Chavez landed more shots in the round than Canelo, but nothing he does seems to hurt Canelo, while Canelo’s jabs and rights are impacting Chavez. 10-9 Canelo; 90-81 after 9

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