Nov 21 2015
Saturday

Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Middleweight
45-1-1 
UD 12

Score cards

  • 118-110
  • 119-109
  • 117-111
UD 12
40-4-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Middleweight Championship
Vacant The Ring Middleweight Championship

The tape

32
Age
41
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 7" / 170 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
66.9" / 170 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOSDTKOMDUD
Form
TKORTDTKOUDUD
45
Wins
40
32
By KO
33
71
KO%
83
1
Loses
4
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2001

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Miguel Cotto report

Who won Alvarez vs Cotto?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Miguel Cotto by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 21st November 2015 at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 118-110, 119-109, 117-111 in favor of winner Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

This contest was for the unified middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC & The Ring belts on the line.

Alvarez vs Cotto stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 45 wins, 1 loss and 1  draw, 32 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Miguel Cotto made his way to the ring with a record of 40 wins, 4 loses and 0 draws, with 33 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Cotto had advantage in power over Canelo, with a 83% knock out percentage over Canelo's 71%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was the younger man by 9 years, at 32 years old.

Canelo had a height advantage of 2 inches over Cotto. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & Miguel Cotto fought out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo was arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 3 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 4 year and 8 months later than Cotto, whose first professional fight was in 2001. He had fought 115 more professional rounds, 460 to Cotto's 345.

Alvarez vs Cotto form

Canelo 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 lost to Dmitry Bivol on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Caleb Plant on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.

Going into that contest, he had beat Billy Joe Saunders on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Before that, he had won against Avni Yildirim on 27th February 2021 by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at Hard Rock Stadium, Florida.

He had beat Callum Smith on 19th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.

Activity check

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 10 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Cotto's last 2 fights had come over a period of 9 years, 10 months and 1 day, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 years, 11 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 7.5 rounds on average.

What time did Alvarez vs Cotto start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.

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Saul Canelo

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108

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