Watch Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs full fight video highlights from their boxing clash above, courtesy of DAZN.
Canelo vs. Jacobs took place May 4 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2) and Daniel Jacobs (35-3) collided in the main event, which aired live on DAZN.
Canelo Alvarez was defending his WBA, WBC, and The Ring middleweight titles, while Jacobs was defending his IBF middleweight title.
Canelo Alvarez won the fight via decision (115-113 x2, 116-112).
For more on Canelo vs. Jacobs, check out the play-by-play courtesy of Bad Left Hook below.
CANELO ALVAREZ vs DANIEL JACOBS
Round 1: Canelo comes out to center ring as Jacobs takes his measure from range. Canelo throws a half-hearted jab. Neither fighter wants to commit to leading early. Canelo throws a lead hook that doesn’t land. Jacobs tries a jab to the body. Jacobs scores with a right hand to the body. Now Canelo lands a right hand downstairs. Canelo is pressing forward and Jacobs tries to meet him with a jab that Canelo catches. Right hand to the body comes from Canelo. Jacobs throws a short combination that doesn’t make much contact. Jacobs pokes with a jab and there’s not much action separating the two. Gun to my head I’ll edge it to Canelo. Canelo 10-9.
Round 2: Jab lands for Canelo to open the round. Jacobs ties three punches but he doesn’t make much contact. Canelo tries to track Jacobs down and throws a left hook that Jacobs blocks. Jacobs pokes to the body but takes a harder jab back from Canelo. Another jab lands clean for Canelo. Both fighters trade hooks but Canelo’s lands a little better. Jacobs lands two punches to the body this time. Right hand upstairs lands for Canelo, then a straight right to the body. Jab lands for Canelo but Jacobs lands a three punch combination. Canelo misses on his attack with three punches and Jacobs moves to the side. Canelo lands a jab before the bell. Canelo 10-9, 20-18.
Round 3: Canelo steps forward behind a jab but it doesn’t land. Jacobs leads with the right hand but he can’t make contact either. Canelo is stalking Jacobs around the ring and lands a right hand to the body. Now Canelo lands a left to the body and he follows it up with a combination that Jacobs effectively rolls along the ropes. Canelo walks forward and backs Jacobs up before Jacobs lets go a flurry of punches. Jacobs pokes with a jab to the body. Canelo lands a jab and Jacobs comes back with with a couple of left hands to the body. Double left hand from Jacobs clips Canelo upstairs. Jacobs throws a combination at the end of the round that misses. I think Jacobs takes this round. Jacobs 10-9.
Round 4: Canelo leads with a jab that makes contact. Now Canelo lands a clean jab to follow that up. Canelo ducks low and leads with a left hook that partially lands to the head. Jacobs throws a jab and then a right hand but Canelo is able to evade the punches. Canelo throws three punches that Jacobs is able to block. Canelo walks Jacobs down and tries to land a big shot. Jacobs fends him off with a jab but then he eats a shot from Canelo. Canelo slips several head shots from Jacobs and then lands clean jabs on Jacobs. Canelo is out-jabbing Jacobs in this fight. Another jab lands for Canelo who slips an entire combination from Jacobs. Canelo 10-9, 39-37.
Round 5: Canelo throws some sharp jabs that has Jacobs leaning back. Jacobs misses on a three punch combination. Canelo gets low and moves his head from side to side and walks forward on Jacobs, who is having a real hard time finding a place to land a punch. Canelo throws three punches but only makes contact with one blow. Jab lands for Canelo. now the fighters trade jabs. Canelo throws more jabs and backs Jacobs to the ropes. Right hand from Alvarez backs Jacobs up. Hard left to the body lands for Canelo. Canelo 10-9.
Round 6: Canelo leads with a jab that doesn’t find the target. Jacobs pokes with a couple of jabs that don’t land well. Jacobs throws a combination but can’t effectively land anything, you’d think Canelo was Houdini in the ring. Right hand from Canelo falls short as Jacobs tries to go southpaw aw he circles clockwise. Straight left partially lands for Jacobs. Right hand lead from Canelo lands to the body. RIght hand lead lands for Canelo and moves Jacobs backwards again. Canelo 10-9, 59-55.
Round 7: Canelo presses forward and gets Jacobs to the ropes before unleashing a flurry of punches but Jacobs retreats to the other side of the ring. Left to the body partially lands for Canelo. Canelo throws more punches with Jacobs on the ropes. Jacobs tries to stick out his jab from a southpaw stance but doesn’t land it well. Canelo lands a shot as Jacobs returns a right hand that Canelo rolls with his head. Jacobs tries to whack at Canelo but Canelo defends the punches well. Canelo stalks but falls into a clinch with Jacobs. Canelo is in control. Canelo 10-9.
Round 8: Canelo continues to use his head movement to precent Jacobs from finding a clear target. Jacobs throws a number of jabs but he’s having real difficulty finding a home for it. Left hook lands for Canelo. Jacobs partially lands a right uppercut on the inside, then stands in and works to the body and head with punches. Canelo fires back and gets in a right hand to the body. Jacobs stabs to the body again, then lands a short left hand to the head and body to end the round. Jacobs 10-9, 74-78.
Round 9: Canelo walks forward and Jacobs goes back to his southpaw stance. Jacobs misses on a right hand and then partially lands a left to the body. Canelo lands a right to the body. Canelo throws to big shots to the body and Jacobs is forced back to the ropes. Jacobs holds and turns back to center ring. Clean let hand lands upstairs for Canelo, who follows it up with three more punches that make contact. Jacobs lands a hard shot now! Jacobs is back to orthodox and probes with his jab but nothing lands. Canelo 10-9.
Round 10: Canelo stalks forward and gets in a short left hand to the head. Now Canelo lands a left jab to the head before coming forward with three punches that don’t land. Jacobs turns Canelo and goes on the attack with a few shots. Left hand from Canelo lands as Jacobs lands a right hand. Jacobs misses on a few punches but now comes forward and throws a combination but Canelo defends the punches well. Clean shotgun jab lands for Canelo. Canelo 10-9, 98-92.
Round 11: Canelo comes forward on the hunt and Jacobs tries to throw a couple long punches but Canelo is getting off first. Jacobs throws a short combination of punches and lands a few to the body. Jacobs turns southpaw again which I don’t think he’s had much success with in this fight. Right hand lead lands for Canelo. Jacobs walks forward and throws short shot on the inside. Jacobs walks forward and throws a combination while Canelo has his back along the ropes. Right hand lead lands for Canelo but I think Jacobs outworked him here. Jacobs 10-9.
Round 12: Jacobs starts with a jab but Canelo gets him with a Hook. Jacobs throws some shots but the misses on a big punch and falls to the canvas. The referee calls a timeout to wipe a wet spot in the middle of the ring. Jab lands for Canelo. Jacobs lands a counter right hand. Two hard body shots lands for Canelo. Jacobs tries to respond with a flurry and pushes Canelo to the ropes. Canelo throws several hard shots to force his way back to center ring and lands a right hand upstairs. Canelo lands a uppercut on the inside. Jacobs comes forward and throws his left hand a few times but he gets smothered by Canelo. Jac lands for Canelo. Right hand lands for Canelo but Jacobs fires back until they clinch at the final bell. Canelo 10-9. I’ve got it a clear win for Canelo 117-111.