Canelo Álvarez vs. Kermit Cintrón

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Super Welterweight Championship
Date 26 November 2011
Venue Mexico Plaza de Toros, Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
Title(s) on the line WBC Super World Super-Welterweight Championship
Tale of the tape
Boxer Mexico Saúl Álvarez Puerto Rico Kermit Cintron
Nickname Canelo El Asesino
Hometown Tlajomulco de Zúñiga, Jalisco, Mexico Carolina, Puerto Rico
Pre-fight record 38–0-1 (28 KO) 33–4-1 (28 KO)
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight 154 154
Style orthodox orthodox
Recognition WBC Super World Super-Welterweight Champion Former IBF Welterweight Champion
Alvarez defeats Cintron via technical knockout.

Canelo Álvarez vs. Kermit Cintron was a Super-Welterweight championship fight for the WBC World title.[1][2] 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.[3]



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.



Preliminary card[edit]

  • Featherweight bout: Mexico Salvador Sánchez II vs. Colombia Alexander Monterrosa
    • Sánchez defeats Monterrosa via split decision.
  • Lightweight bout: Mexico Daniel Estrada vs. Mexico Carlos Parra
  • Middleweight bout: Mexico Gilberto Ramirez Sanchez vs. Colombia Samuel Miller
    • Sanchez defeats Miller via technical knockout of the fourth round.
  • Middleweight bout: Japan Nobuhiro Ishida vs. Mexico Edson Espinoza
    • Ishida defeats Espinoza via technical knockout of the first round.
  • Bantamweight bout: Mexico Andres Gutierrez vs. Venezuela Franklin Varela
  • Bantamweight bout: Mexico Willy Velazquez vs. Mexico Jesus Ceja
    • Velazquez defeats Ceja via unanimous decision.
  • Light Flyweight bout: Mexico Saul Juarez vs. Mexico Oswaldo Novoa
  • Super Flyweight bout: Mexico Leo Santa Cruz vs. Mexico Jorge Romero
    • Cruz defeats Romero via technical knockout at 1:10 of the third round.
  • Bantamweight bout: Mexico Ramiro Robles vs. MexicoEfren Bautista


Alvarez defeated Cintron via technical knockout in the fifth round of the match.

International broadcasting[edit]

Country Broadcaster
 Mexico Televisa
 United States HBO Sports

See also[edit]


  1. ^ BoxRec Boxing Records. Retrieved on 2011-10-08.
  2. ^ Thomas, Eric (October 3, 2011). "Saul Alvarez vs. Kermit Cintron looking good for November 26th". Boxing News 24. Retrieved October 8, 2011. 
  3. ^ Satterfield, Lem (October 7, 2011). "Alvarez-Cintron tops HBO Triple-Header". Ring TV. Retrieved October 8, 2011. 

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Preceded by
vs. Alfonso Gomez
Canelo Álvarez's bouts
November 26, 2011
Succeeded by
vs. Shane Mosley
Preceded by
vs. Antwone Smith
Kermit Cintrón's bouts
November 26, 2011
Succeeded by
vs. Adrian Granados