Canelo Alvarez and Alfonzo Gomez gve their thoughts regarding there clash at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday.
“I’m very happy. We worked hard, we knew it would work out. He hit me but I worked at my own pace and I made the adjustments.
“I was more confident and I smiled for my fans – the people really motivated me. I really appreciate all the fans.
“I did my job in the beginning - I hit him hard in the first round. I knew it was only a matter of time.
“It’s not my job to judge the ref. I believe people
really enjoyed this fight.
“He’s a great puncher, but I feel like the fight was even.
“I think the ref was looking for an opportunity to stop the fight. He hit me hard but I was OK. The ref asked me and I said I was fine.
“It is what it is. You take the opportunity. I wanted to go the distance, I wanted to continue.
September 17, 2011