“It took me a couple of rounds to get my wits about me, to get my rhythm,” Jacobs said.
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Mexican Saul "Canelo" Alvarez unified boxing's 160-pound division Saturday, earning a unanimous decision over Daniel Jacobs in a fight that pitted two of the world's top middleweights with three world titles on the line.This was Alvarez's first fight of 2019 but the second fight of his five-year 11-fight $365 million deal with the boxing streaming service DAZN.Jacobs landed one of the best punches of the fight in the ninth round, a looping overhand right that hit Alvarez on the top of the head.There were more good exchanges in the 10th as Jacobs' confidence appeared to grow, but Alvarez stuck to his fight plan and scored effectively. Alvarez is known to take on the toughest fights possible and he has the resume to back it up.After claiming a world title at super middleweight in December, Alvarez decided to return to the 160-pound division Saturday.
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