“Alright Canelo Time to Fight Jake Paul” – Logan Paul, Terence Crawford, Ryan Garcia, Shakur Stevenson, and Other Pros React to Dmitry Bivol’s Upset Victory Over Canelo Alvarez

Published 05/08/2022, 2:06 AM EDT

Dmitry Bivol registered probably the biggest upset of boxing history. The Russian did what former champion Floyd Mayweather did years ago and joined an exclusive club. He extended his unbeaten run and retained his WBA light heavyweight title with a decision victory over the man, who will go down probably as one of the greatest boxers of all time, i.e. Canelo Alvarez.

As soon as the verdict of the fight came, it created a buzz across the social media platforms. Many could not believe the fact that Bivol beat the pound-for-pound king who was probably unmatchable in the words of many before the bout.


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Social media personality Jake Paul took to Twitter and wrote, “Canelo Alvarez loses BADLY to Dmitry Bivol.”

He shared a video from his room, watching the fight and reflecting on Bivol’s phenomenal performance. According to ‘The Problem Child’, he will beat Canelo in three.

Another big name from Women’s boxing, Ebanie Bridges, wrote that Canelo was ‘frustrated’.

In another tweet, Jake Paul mentioned the verdict of the fight.

Boxing reporter Michelle Joy Phelps also came up with her own decision.


Former welterweight champion Shawn Porter suggested the measures that Canelo could have taken during the clash.

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Few more names from the boxing world reacted to the loss of Canelo Alvarez

Boxing’s rising star Shakur Stevenson was of the opinion that Canelo won only two rounds.

The Welterweight champ Crawford speculated about Canelo’s loss before the fight ended.

Boxing commentator and trainer Teddy Atlas accused someone without taking the name. According to him, attempts were made to rob Bivol but, “Fight was not that close.”

WWE sensation and the YouTuber turned boxer, Logan Paul, came up with hilarious words. He mentioned it was time for Canelo to face his younger brother.

As soon as this tweet surfaced, Jake Paul came up with a reply. He wrote, “I’m A-side.”

Michael Montero praised Bivol’s outstanding footwork that restricted Canelo from unloading heavy hands.

Mike Coppinger gave an update on the sixth round. It was an amazing round for Bivol, as Canelo had no answer to the Russian’s movement.


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These were the remarks of big names from the boxing world that surfaced on Twitter.


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Undoubtedly, Bivol had every quality that was needed in an opponent to stop Alvarez. What do you think of Canelo’s defeat? Let us know in the comments below.



Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

Edited By: Reubyn Coutinho