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Canelo vs Kovalev full fight video highlights: Watch Canelo knock out Sergey Kovalev

Canelo Alvarez left no debate at the end of this one.

WBO light heavyweight title bout in Las Vegas: Canelo Alvarez vs Sergey Kovalev Photo by Valery Sharifulin\TASS via Getty Images
Scott Christ is the managing editor of Bad Left Hook and has been covering boxing for SB Nation since 2006.

Canelo Alvarez’s win over Sergey Kovalev was more tactical than it was thrilling, which is becoming par for the course with Alvarez and is probably just what should be expected — at least until the very end. And what a very end it was.

Canelo (53-1-2, 36 KO) knocked Kovalev (34-4-1, 29 KO) out clean in the 11th round of a close and competitive fight, finishing him off with a right hand that Kovalev was unable to defend after being wobbled on a left hook to the ear.

Here’s the KO, if you didn’t see it:

And here it is in slow motion:

The 29-year-old Alvarez is now a four-weight world titleholder, and currently holds world titles at 160, 168 (a secondary title, to be fair), and 175, as he has lifted the WBO light heavyweight title from the 36-year-old Kovalev with this victory.

Debates will rage about where Canelo really stands in the pound-for-pound discussion and all this, but he keeps winning, and he certainly didn’t leave any doubt with this one.

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