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Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol
Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol will clash in the main event Saturday night in Las Vegas.
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MMA Fighting has Canelo vs. Bivol results live for the Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol fight card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night.

When the main event begins, around 11 p.m. ET, check out our Canelo vs. Bivol live round-by-round updates for our live blog. Prior to the main event, we’ll have live updates and results on all the undercard fights below.

Check out the Canelo vs. Bivol undercard live blog below for the DAZN pay-per-view portion that will begin at 8 p.m. ET.

Main Event

Dmitry Bivol defeated Canelo Alvarez via unanimous decision | Video Highlights

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Zhang Zhilei vs. Scott Alexander

Round 1: Zhang towering over Alexander. We’re talking a whole head of height advantage here. Zhang probing with his jab as he works to corner Alexander. Short combo by Zhang and Alexander is keeping his defenses up. Alexander throws a right to the body. Jab by Alexander. Zhang answers with a straight left. Another body shot for Alexander. Good right by Zhang slips around the defenses. Straight left drops Alexander. He is eyes are open but he looks completely dazed and the referee has seen everything he needs to see.

Official result: Zhang Zhilei def. Scott Alexander via KO at 1:54 of Round 1

Marc Castro vs. Pedro Vicente

Round 1: Castro slips in a left hand right on the button. Vicente not intimidated, he throws out a jab, but eats a body shot. Castro looking to land that left hook. Castro with a quick combo capped off by a body shot. Vicente trying to control distance with the jab, but Castro is walking him down with volume. Triple jab from Castro. Hard right hurts Vicente. Castro rifles in a couple of body shots. Castro staying aggressive, but Vicente backs him up with a hook. Castro right back inside throwing with power.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Castro.

Round 2: Crisp jab from Castro to open the round. Vicente not offering much and what he is throwing out there isn’t landing clean. He eats another clean jab. Vicente has the gloves up, but Castro is giving him no room to breathe. Vicente wades into an uppercut from Castro. Vicente scoring with the occasional right hand, but Castro is dictating the action and landing with combinations. Nice left hook by Vicente.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Castro. Overall, 20-18 Castro.

Round 3: Castro connects with the jab as he approaches, lands a combo, then slips a Vicente punch and catches him with a hook. Vicente hits Castro with a solid left hand. Vicente to the body, but he eats a head shot as he’s coming in. Castro to the body. Castro goes body-head with his left hand. Right hook lands for Castro. Vicente with a short uppercut. Castro connects with a big 1-2. Vicente just can’t get out of the way of Castro’s straight punches. Vicente sneaks in a body shot. Castro ends the round with a flurry as he has Vicente on the ropes.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Castro. Overall, 30-27 Castro.

Round 4: Castro picking Vicente apart as Vicente seems to be waiting for a big counter. He finds one, hitting a right hook. He follows up with a left hand that clips Vicente. Castro back on the offensive, just pumping that jab in Vicente’s face. Castro slips a couple of punches and lands his own. Vicente to the body, Castro answers with a glancing left on the chin. Nice jab by Vicente. Castro rips the body, then pops Vicente with a jab. He wants to punish that body. Vicente pops Castro with a jab.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Castro. Overall, 40-36 Castro.

Round 5: Vicente sneaks in a counter left to start the round. He bangs a solid right off Castro’s head. Vicente to the body. Castro goes back to his jab. Vicente with another good right hand. Castro to the body, he wants to open Vicente up. Good combo for Castro as he gets Vicente to the ropes. Right hand to the ear has Vicente off balance. Castro smells blood, but Vicente circles out of there. Castro throws a left to the body. Vicente goes body-head. Jab by Vicente, he’s loose even though he’s down on the cards. Looping right by Vicente scores.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Vicente. Overall, 49-46 Castro.

Round 6: They trade jabs. Castro doubles up on the jab, then slips a punch to set up a body shot. Uppercut to the body for Vicente, but Castro shrugs it off and advances while landing punches. Vicente with a hook to the body, then a right up top. Glancing right hook by Vicente. Castro with the 1-2. There’s another good rip to the body by Castro. Castro’s body work has been on point in this round. Right hook by Castro.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Castro. Overall, 59-55 Castro.

Official result: Marc Castro def. Pedro Vicente via unanimous decision (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)

Shakhram Giyasov vs. Christian Gomez

Round 1: Giyasov letting that left hand hang low, primed to fire. The trade jabs. Gomez staying at the end of Giyasov’s jab. Jab to the body for Giyasov. Not much notable action through 90 seconds. Gomez can’t quite land his jab either. Giyasov connects with a jab. Gomez throws out a left hook. Right hand to the body for Giyasov.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Giyasov.

Round 2: Gomez steps in for a clean jab. Giyasov answers to the body. He’s starting to work the body with consistency. Lots of head movement and feints from both fighters. Giyasov with the slight edge in the jab battle. Gomez with a nice jab. Giyasov ducks a Gomez rush. Fast left hook from Giyasov hits the body.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Giyasov. Overall, 20-18 Giyasov.

Round 3: Speedy jabs exchanged. Gomez a little more adventurous with his approach, but Giyasov makes him pay with a counter combo. Giyasov’s jab gets through. Gomez with a jab. Gomez lands a good left hook. He’s on the attack now, but can’t find an opening to follow up. Giyasov keeps jabbing the body. Hard body shot by Giyasov. Gomez hits a jab. Giyasov rips the body. Just not enough offense from Gomez through three rounds.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Giyasov. Overall, 30-27 Giyasov.

Round 4: Giyasov tags the body. He’s been comfortable fighting from distance. Gomez throws a hard punch to the midsection. Left hook by Giyasov puts Gomez on his backside. Just beat him to the punch there as both men were throwing. Standing count and Gomez is responsive. Giyasov wants that finish though and he’s throwing heavy leather now. Gomez just hanging around on the ropes, it looks like he’s still in recovery mode. Giyasov picking his spots. Gomez looks to have regained his senses, but that was a huge round for Giyasov.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Giyasov. Overall, 40-35 Giyasov.

Round 5: Giyasov poking away at the body. Gomez not lowering those gloves not, not after taking that big shot in the fourth. Big body shot from Giyasov. Gomez doubles up on a jab and follows with a glancing right. Giyasov just sniping at the body. Gomez just defending and looking to counter. Gomez lands a good hook right at the bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Giyasov. Overall, 50-44 Giyasov.

Round 6: Gomez gets the better of the jab game to start the sixth. But Giyasov back on the attack quickly. Gomez fires a left hook in. Crisp jab from Giyasov. A pair of body shots land for Giyasov. Another left hook lands for Gomez. Giyasov sticking with the jab, but Gomez has been the aggressor here. Gomez misses big and Giyasov lights him up with a couple of counters.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gomez. Overall, 59-54 Giyasov.

Round 7: Gomez having success with his jab. Giyasov jabs back. Gomez pops his head back with a jab. Loud counter left from Giyasov hits an advancing Gomez. Shovel uppercut by Giyasov lands on the button and Gomez is rocked. There’s another standing count, but he’s back in it. Giyasov not as urgent as the last time he scored a knockdown. Hard uppercut scores for Gomez. Giyasov definitely felt that one and he backs up to the ropes, then grabs a hold of Gomez to halt a flurry. Round ends with Gomez on the offensive.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Giyasov. Overall, 69-62 Giyasov.

Round 8: Back to a jab battle, both men wary of the other’s power. Gomez hits a strong jab, Giyasov circling out of trouble. Right hand lands square on Giyasov’s chin. Straight right for Gomez. Right uppercut from Gomez and Giyasov has to get a clinch again to slow him down. Giyasov hanging around on the ropes now, there’s a good counter right for him. Giyasov hits a left hook and he’s still looking relaxed as we head into the final two rounds.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gomez. Overall, 78-72 Giyasov.

Round 9: Giyasov catches the side of Gomez’s head with a left hook. Big right hook for Giyasov and Gomez stumbles, but Giyasov was leaning on him, that’s a push-down not a knockdown. More jabs being traded. Giyasov zips a straight right to the body. He’s working the jab. Gomez comes forward with two heavy punches, mostly blocked. Counter right scores for Giyasov.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Giyasov. Overall, 88-81 Giyasov.

Round 10: Gomez starts the last round with a jab. Giyasov hits a bomb left hook and Gomez goes down again, third knockdown of the fight. Giyasov with some cautions aggression as they restart. Gomez goes to the body. Giyasov raising his gloves higher up in this round, ready to throw power. He has Gomez chasing him, but not landing. Giyasov with a strong finish to the fight.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Giyasov. Overall, 98-89 Giyasov.

Official result: Shakhram Giyasov def. Christian Gomez via unanimous decision (99-88, 99-88, 98-89)

Montana Love vs. Gabriel Gollaz

Round 1: Gollaz looking to engage Love at long range. Neither man punching much, Love breaks the stalemate up with a counter right. Love sneaks in a left. Right hand scores for Gollaz. Straight left for Love. Gollaz misses high with a right hook. Counter punch by Love forces Gollaz to take a knee, they’re scoring that a knockdown. Looks like it caught him by the ear.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Love.

Round 2: Huge left hand lands for Gollaz and that’s a knockdown! Love answers the count, but he’s circling as the fight resets. Love getting busy and firing back. Love hits Gollaz with a left. Jab to the face scores for Love. Gollaz headhunting. Love scores with a left hand.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-8, Gollaz. Overall, 18-18.

Round 3: Gollaz with a combo to back Love off, but Love gets inside and pops him with a left. Good body shot by Love. Love doing well getting in and out. Gollaz having trouble getting anything going in Round 3. Love’s jab has been effective this round. Love makes Gollaz miss before the bell.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 28-27 Love.

Round 4: Love to the body, then a clean jab connects. Gollaz having difficulty finding the range. Love with some great lateral movement, he’s seeing the punches well. Love gets a left to land on the chin. Gollaz hits a jab. Love answers a jab with a right counter. Love with a straight left that has Gollaz leaning back. Love throwing that left hook out.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 38-36 Love.

Round 5: Gollaz changing levels and feinting, trying to set something up, but Love is right there and he hits a straight left. Gollaz with a couple of right hands that miss the mark. Good jab by Gollaz. He hits a another one as he pursues Love. Love to the body. Gollaz answers. Gollaz with a few jabs to close that frame.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gollaz. Overall, 47-46 Love.

Round 6: Love starts off with an accurate jab. Love with a straight left to the body. Another jab scores for Love. Solid right hand from Love. Gollaz with a glancing jab, he’s just looking for an opening. Love doubles up on the jab. Crowd going restless as neither fighter is interested in taking a risk. Pawing jab from Gollaz. Love hits a jab as he circles away.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 57-55 Love.

Round 7: Love with a straight 1-2. They’re staying at distance and Love is winning that battle. Love sneaks in a beautiful left hand. Love with another two-punch combo. Gollaz cannot string anything together. Gollaz gets Love to a corner and finally lands punches. Love with a hard counter left to the body. Jab by Gollaz, Love just misses with a left hook.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 67-64 Love.

Round 8: Love with some body work early in the eighth. Counter left scores for Love. Love throws the left, but it just leads to a clinch. Crowd is not amused by what they’re seeing. Commentary saying that one of these fighters could take over the fight “if they tried.” Grim. Love content to jab away at Gollaz. Well-timed straight left scores for Love. Gollaz goes to the body.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 77-73 Love.

Round 9: Gollaz comes forward, but eats a counter right for his troubles. Love zips a left to the body. Gollaz connects with a hard right. Love doubles up on the jab and then hits a left. Gollaz to the body now. Love tags him with a glancing left hook. He dodges out of the way of a Gollaz combo. Jab by Gollaz, Love answers with two stiff lefts. Gollaz looking for something as he corners Love, but Love out of there without incident. Love to the body, follows with a right.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 87-82 Love.

Round 10: Jab-jab-body shot combo scores for Love. Gollaz lands a clean jab. Gollaz complains about a low shot. Jab by Gollaz. Two straight lefts land for Love. Love back to the body. Jab by Gollaz, but his follow-up punches are deflected. Nice short uppercut by Gollaz. Left hook by Gollaz. Counter left by Love.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Love. Overall, 97-91 Love.

Round 11: Love lands that left hand again. Gollaz on the hunt and he rips one to the body. Gollas hits Love with a right hand as they separate. Right body shot scores for Gollaz. Gollaz to the body again. Love just riding that jab. Gollaz to the body again.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gollaz. Overall, 106-101 Love.

Round 12: Gollaz with a nice combo to start the final round. Love to the body. Gollaz tags him with a glancing combo. Back to a tentative approach for both fighters. Love circles and jabs. Gollaz advances with the jab, Love is there to catch him with a combo. Gollaz scores with a right hand and he’s looking for a flurry to close the fight. Love ties him up. Love staying outside, there’s a counter right for him. Straight left for Love.

MMA Fighting scores the round 10-9, Gollaz. Overall, 115-111 Love.

Official result: Montana Love def. Gabriel Gollaz via unanimous decision (114-112, 114-112, 114-112)

Preliminary results:

Joselito Velazquez def. Jose Soto via TKO (R6, 1:06)

Aaron Silva def. Alexis Espino via TKO (R4, 1:17)

Elnur Abduraimov def. Manny Correa via TKO (R2, 2:43)

Fernando Molina def. Ricardo Valdovinos via split decision (56-57, 57-56, 58-56)

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