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Sep 17 2016
Saturday

AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States

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

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WBO World Junior Middleweight Championship

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28
Age
26
5' 9" / 176 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
68.9" / 175 cm
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
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Liam Smith vs Canelo Alvarez report


Who won Canelo vs Smith?

Canelo Alvarez beat Liam Smith by knockout in the 9th round on Saturday, September 17th, 2016, at AT&T Stadium, 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

Back in September 2016, Liam Smith stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 23 wins, zero losses, and 1  draw, 13 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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 knockout.

The stats suggested Canelo had an advantage in power over Smith, with a 70% knockout percentage compared to Smith's 57%.

Liam Smith was the older man by 2 years, at 28 years old.

Canelo had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Liam Smith and Canelo Alvarez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Smith was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2008, 2 years and 11 months later than Canelo, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 254 fewer professional rounds, totaling 242 compared to Canelo's 496.

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

Canelo vs Smith form

Liam Smith had stopped all of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Predrag Radosevic on June 4, 2016, by knockout in the 2nd round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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

Going into that contest, he had won against John Thompson on October 10, 2015, by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

Before that, he had beaten David Ezequiel Romero on April 18, 2015, by technical knockout in the 7th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had defeated Robert Talarek on March 6, 2015, by technical knockout in the 8th round at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Canelo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Amir Khan on May 7, 2016, by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Miguel Cotto on November 21, 2015, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated James Kirkland on May 9, 2015, by knockout in the 3rd round at Minute Maid Park, Houston.

Before that, he had beaten Erislandy Lara on July 12, 2014, by split decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had won against Alfredo Angulo on March 8, 2014, by technical knockout in the 10th round at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Liam Smith had last fought 3 months and 13 days ago, while Canelo Alvarez's last outing had been 4 months and 10 days ago.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 6 months and 11 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 9 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.6 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.

What were the odds on Canelo vs Smith?

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