Frank Sanchez scored a shocking KO as he knocked his opponent Julian Fernandez by means of the ropes on the undercard of Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith on Saturday night time in Texas.
The Cuban heavyweight obtained the win in spherical seven, regardless of an unenthralling efficiency as much as that time.
Mexican Fernandez was dominated all through the competition, however drew on the assist of his countrymen within the crowd.
He continued to present a spirited effort, proper up till the knockout.
In the long run it was a proper hand from Sanchez that ended the battle.
Fernandez was knocked by means of the ropes and took a while earlier than finally recovering to his toes.
Again in October, a video displaying Canelo in with heavyweight Frank Sanchez emerged.
The undefeated Cuban is 15-0 (11 KOs) and stands at 6ft 4ins tall.
He dwarfed 5ft 8ins Canelo within the ring, however the Mexican gave a superb show within the temporary clip.
Sanchez hurled an enormous left hook in Canelo’s path, which he intelligently evaded.
Alvarez then closed the gap and landed some significant photographs to the physique.
In September, filed a lawsuit towards his broadcaster DAZN, in addition to his promoter Oscar De La Hoya and Golden Boy Promotions.
Canelo put pen to paper on a $365million eleven-fight deal touted because the richest within the historical past of sport when he signed it lower than two years in the past.
The settlement referred to as for a $15m tune-up bout towards Rocky Fielding in December 2018, adopted by ten fights for a assured $35m every.
Nonetheless, after simply two additional bouts towards Daniel Jacobs and Sergey Kovalev, issues began to come up.
Consequently, they got here to an settlement in November to half methods, making Canelo a free agent to go and negotiate his subsequent battle.
This has now been finalised and the Mexican will face Britain’s Smith tonight in Texas.
You possibly can watch the video of Canelo sparring Frank Sanchez within the participant on the high of the web page.