Lara deliberately allowed the fight to go on, due to the determination of getting some kind avenging his loss to Ramon’s younger brother Canelo. A fight in 2014 that saw Lara drop a controversial decision against Canelo.
Lara accomplished that mission with a decisive victory over Alvarez, despite his been overweight (rehydrating back to 177 pounds on Fight Night). Alvarez was no match for Lara throughout the fight.
The first round didn’t have much to offer, as most of the round got used by the fighters to try mastering their game plan. The round two had the real deal. Lara connecting a left and another left that stunned Alvarez, who almost fell out of the ring.
The end was close and Alvarez couldn’t last any longer, as seconds letter, Lara connected a huge flurry which left Alvarez off balance and on his way to the canvas. That’s when the referee stepped in and stopped the fight.