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Saul Alvarez dominates Matthew Hatton

Updated: March 6, 2011, 1:48 AM ET
Associated Press

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Saul Alvarez raised his gloves to cheers from a raucous crowd chanting his nickname, and his friends affixed his first championship belt around his waist.

Not many 20-year-old fighters have ever been on such a ride, but Canelo's career just keeps on skyrocketing.

Alvarez dominated nearly every minute and unanimously outpointed Matthew Hatton on Saturday night to win the vacant WBC 154-pound belt, adding another superlative to a top boxing prospect's remarkable rise.

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