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“You Quit like a Female Dog”: Fernando Vargas Roasts Billy Joe Saunders For Falling Down to Canelo Alvarez

Canelo Alvarez punches Billy Joe Saunders during their fight.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez added the WBO super-middleweight belt to his burgeoning collection. He defeated Billy Joe Saunders in front of a record-breaking crowd inside Texas’ AT&T Stadium.

Former IBF/WBA junior middleweight champion Fernando Vargas lashed out at Billy Joe Saunders. Watching him quit on the stool made the boxing legend furious.

Vargas said, “You’re really going to freaking quit like a V***na. You’re really going to do that? ‘Oh, my eye.’ Come on, Vato, really? Unbelievable. How dare you call yourself a champion. You quit like a female dog. How dare you do that. You’re an embarrassment to the sport and to all men because you’re not even a man. You should be embarrassed.”

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in against Canelo Alvarez for Alvarez's WBC and WBA super middleweight titles.

Billy Joe Saunders weighs in against Canelo Alvarez for Alvarez’s WBC and WBA super-middleweight titles and Saunders’ WBO super middleweight title at AT&T Stadium on May 07, 2021 in Arlington, Texas. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

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Mark Tibbs, the trainer of Billy Joe Saunders was the one who pulled him out of the fight. However, boxing fans find it hard to believe his story as Saunders was seen shaking his head after the 8th round.

With three of the four recognized boxing world championships to his name. The next course of action for Alvarez is quite obvious, a title unification bout with IBF champion Caleb Plant.

Now that the former has gone through Saunders, Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant is the inevitable matchup. But English sports promoter Eddie Hearn thinks there are a couple of things that stand in the way of that happening.

However, with both boxers seemingly keen to make it happen, the fight is likely to happen soon for the second half of the year.


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