ByKel Dansby, writer at
Kel Dansby

Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was a huge matchup for not only the Mexican fight fans, but the boxing community in its entirety. There's no better way to see the fight's long reaching popularity than to see how many celebrities tuned in to watch these two men battle it out on Cinco de Mayo weekend.

Boxing is a sport that appeals to people from all walks of life and the Twitter reactions show how even those whom many consider superstars are just as intrigued by the purity of the sweet science.

As for the fight itself, Canelo Alvarez dominated Chavez Jr. from the opening bell and showed that the much-hyped size difference was nothing compared to the skills difference between the two fighters. Canelo exited with another convincing victory and Twitter fans left craving a future matchup with GGG.

With the fight in the rearview mirror, we'll leave you with a few more athlete and celebrity tweets from the fight.


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