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Canelo Alvarez def. Avni Yildirim: Best photos

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Check out these photos highlighting Canelo Alvarez's dominant TKO win over Avni Yildirim in their boxing match at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.
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Canelo Alvarez overwhelms Avni Yildirim, wins by stoppage

Canelo Alvarez overwhelms Avni Yildirim, wins by stoppage

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(Editor's note: This story originally published at Boxing Junkie , part of the USA TODAY Network.)
Someone forgot to tell Avni Yildirim he had a fight on Saturday.
Super middleweight titleholder Canelo Alvarez reduced his reluctant mandatory challenger into his personal punching bag before stopping him after three rounds at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami.
Alvarez pounded Yildirim's body from the opening bell and put him down in the third round, after which the challenger evidently decided he had taken enough punishment. He didn't come out for Round 4.
Yildirim, perhaps overwhelmed by the...
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Alvarez stops Yildirim to retain super-middleweight belts

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MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. - Saul “Canelo” Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round Saturday night.
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