Canelo Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs) vs. Daniel Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs)

Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs fight is the essence of what fights fans want to see, given that the bout will occur on Cinco de Mayo weekend; this only makes things even juicier. Jacobs is, undoubtedly, the biggest name that Alvarez has yet to face in the division. The Brooklyn, New York-native will be aiming to prove to Canelo that it was a mistake taking a fight with him. Jacobs is a consummate boxer, with fast hands, great footwork, and a genuinely impressive ring IQ. Many think Jacobs will be the biggest threat to Canelo’s crown, but the Mexican fighter is simply so good that there are few fighters in the world that could come in against him as a favorite. Jacobs will undoubtedly cause Canelo problems, with his hand speed and technical prowess. But, Canelo is the real star here and right now there is no other boxer out there like the Mexican redhead. UPPERCUT believes once Jacobs feels Canelo’s power it will be downhill for him and Jacobs will not want to engage. Therefore, Canelo wins the decision.

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