Saúl Álvarez vs. Kermit Cintron
|Date||26 November 2011|
|Location||Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico|
|Title(s) on the line||WBC Super World Super-Welterweight Championship|
|Saúl Álvarez vs. Kermit Cintron|
|Tale of the tape|
|Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, Mexico||From||Carolina, Puerto Rico|
|38–0-1 (28 KO)||Pre-fight record||33–4-1 (28 KO)|
|5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)||Height||5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)|
|WBC Super World Super-Welterweight Champion||Recognition||Former IBF Welterweight Champion|
|Result||Alvarez defeats Cintron via technical knockout.|
Saúl Álvarez vs. Kermit Cintron was a Super-Welterweight championship fight for the WBC World title. The fight took place at the Plaza de Toros México in Mexico City, Distrito Federal Mexico on the 26 of November 2011. It was a split-site doubleheader headlined which featured junior lightweight Adrien Broner against separate opponents from Broner's hometown in Cincinnati.
Alvarez made his third defense. He was coming off of the sixth-round knockout of Alfonso Gomez on Sept. 17 in Los Angeles.
A former two-time welterweight beltholder, Cintron has battled to a disputed draw with RING middleweight titleholder Sergio Martinez, been stopped twice by ex-beltholder Antonio Margarito and lost a four-round technical decision to former two-time beltholder Paul Williams The hard-hitting Cintron was coming off of a 10-round unanimous decision over Antwone Smith in August that helped him to rebound from a 10-round unanimous decision loss to Carlos Molina in July.
- Super Welterweight Championship bout: Saul Alvarez (c) vs. Kermit Cintron
- Alvarez defeats Cintron via technical knockout at 2:53 of the fifth round.
- Featherweight bout: Salvador Sánchez II vs. Alexander Monterrosa
- Sánchez defeats Monterrosa via split decision.
- Lightweight bout: Daniel Estrada vs. Carlos Parra
- Middleweight bout: Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez vs. Samuel Miller
- Sanchez defeats Miller via technical knockout of the fourth round.
- Middleweight bout: Nobuhiro Ishida vs. Edson Espinoza
- Ishida defeats Espinoza via technical knockout of the first round.
- Bantamweight bout: Andres Gutierrez vs. Franklin Varela
- Super Flyweight bout: Leo Santa Cruz vs. Jorge Romero
- Cruz defeats Romero via technical knockout at 1:10 of the third round.
Alvarez defeated Cintron via technical knockout in the fifth round of the match.
|United States||HBO Sports|
- BoxRec Boxing Records. Boxrec.com. Retrieved on 2011-10-08.
- Thomas, Eric (October 3, 2011). "Saul Alvarez vs. Kermit Cintron looking good for November 26th". Boxing News 24. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
- Satterfield, Lem (October 7, 2011). "Alvarez-Cintron tops HBO Triple-Header". Ring TV. Retrieved October 8, 2011.
vs. Alfonso Gomez
|Saul Alvarez's bouts
November 26, 2011
vs. Shane Mosley
vs. Antwone Smith
|Kermit Cintrón's bouts
November 26, 2011
vs. Adrian Granados