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Twitter: Pros react to Canelo Alvarez’s TKO victory over Billy Joe Saunders

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Canelo Alvarez finished Billy Joe Saunders with a corner stoppage in eighth round. On Twitter, pros reacted to the win.

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Canelo Alvarez v Billy Joe Saunders
Canelo Alvarez TKO’d Billy Joe Saunders in the eighth round.
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After eight intense rounds, Canelo Alvarez won the WBO super middleweight title against Billy Joe Saunders. Following eight rounds dictated by some brutal body shots by the Mexican, the Brit’s corner finally saw enough and called a stoppage to prevent further damage to what seemed to be a broken orbital bone. On Twitter, professional fighters reacted to the contest.