Sep 17 2016
Saturday

AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Welterweight
23-0-1 
KO 9
KO 9
47-1-1

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Belts on The Line

WBO World Junior Middleweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
32
5' 9" / 176 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
N/A
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOTKOTKOTKOTKO
Form
KOUDKOSDTKO
23
Wins
47
13
By KO
33
57
KO%
70
0
Loses
1
Draws
1
2008
Debut
2005

Tape rankings @ Super Welterweight

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WBO
1
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IBF
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Liam Smith vs Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez report

Who won Canelo vs Smith?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Liam Smith by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday 17th September 2016 at AT&T Stadium in Texas.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Welterweight division, which meant the weight limit was 154 pounds (11 stone or 69.8 KG).

This contest was for the WBO super welterweight championship of the world.

Canelo vs Smith stats

Liam Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero loses and 1  draw, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 47 wins, 1 loss and 1 draw, with 33 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Canelo had advantage in power over Smith, with a 70% knock out percentage over Smith's 57%.

Liam Smith was the older man by 2 years, at 34 years old.

Both Liam Smith & Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 year and 11 months later than Canelo, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 232 less professional rounds, 228 to Canelo's 460.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was ranked number 1 by the WBO in the 154lb division.

Canelo vs Smith form

Smith had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beat Liam Williams on 11th November 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had beat Liam Williams on 8th April 2017 by technical knockout in the 9th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez on 17th September 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Predrag Radosevic on 4th June 2016 by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

He had beat ‘Jimmy’ Kilrain Kelly on 19th December 2015 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Canelo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Daniel Jacobs on 4th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rocky Fielding on 15th December 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.

Going into that contest, he had won against Gennady Golovkin on 15th September 2018 by majority decision in their WBA Super World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had drawn with Gennady Golovkin on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had been fighting more than Liam Smith.

Going to this contest, Liam Smith had last fought 5 years and 18 days ago, while Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's last outing had been 3 years, 6 months and 25 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 11 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 4 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 39 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.8 rounds on average.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Who broadcast Canelo vs Smith?

Canelo vs Smith was broadcast on HBO PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

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