CANELO ALVAREZ has brutally stopped Billy Joe Saunders in Texas.
The fight was mightily close until Canelo stepped up a gear in the eighth round and Saunders corner pulled him out after eight rounds after a horror eye injury.
It has now been revealed Saunders suffered a fractured eye socket from an uppercut and has been taken to hospital.
The bout took place over at the AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas with 73,000 fans in attendance.
- TV/ live stream: DAZN
- Start time: Fight started at 4.27am BST
Follow ALL of the latest reaction and updates below…