Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
When is Alvarez vs Hart?
Eleider Alvarez could square off against Jesse Hart in Summer 2021 in the United States.
The fight would take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).
Alvarez vs Hart stats
Eleider Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 25 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, 13 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Jesse Hart would make his way to the ring with a record of 26 wins, 3 loses and 0 draws, with 21 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggest Hart would have a large advantage in power over Alvarez, boosting at 81% knock out percentage over Alvarez's 52%.
Eleider Alvarez is the older man by 6 years, at 37 years old.
Hart has a height advantage of 3 inches over Alvarez. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.
Both Eleider Alvarez & Jesse Hart fight out of an orthodox stance.
Alvarez is currently arguably the more experienced fighter, having had 2 less fights, and made his debut in 2009, 2 years and 9 months earlier than Hart, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 55 more professional rounds, 189 to Hart's 134.
Eleider Alvarez goes into the fight ranked number 7 by the RING at light heavyweight.
Jesse Hart is currently ranked number 5 by the WBC and 10 by the WBO in the 175lb division.
Alvarez vs Hart form
Alvarez has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Smith Jr on 22nd August 2020 by knockout in the 9th round at The Bubble, MGM Grand, Nevada, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Michael Seals on 18th January 2020 by knockout in the 7th round at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.
Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Sergey Kovalev on 2nd February 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Texas.
Before that, he had beat Sergey Kovalev on 4th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.
He had defeated Jean Pascal on 3rd June 2017 by majority decision in their 12 round contest at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.
Hart has beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance once.
In his last fight, he lost to Joe Smith Jr on 11th January 2020 by split decision in their 10 round contest at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Sullivan Barrera on 15th June 2019 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Going into that contest, he had lost to Gilberto Ramirez on 14th December 2018 by majority decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at American Bank Center, Texas.
Before that, he had defeated Mike Gavronski on 18th August 2018 by technical knockout in the 3rd round at Ocean Resort Casino, New Jersey.
He had beat Demond Nicholson on 28th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round at Liacouras Center, Pennsylvania.
In terms of recent activity, Jesse Hart has been fighting more than Eleider Alvarez.
Eleider Alvarez last fought 8 months and 1 day ago, while Jesse Hart's last outing was 1 year, 3 months and 12 days ago.
Alvarez's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 10 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 9 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.
Hart's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 11 months and 26 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.4 rounds on average.
What were the odds on Alvarez vs Hart?
Jesse Hart is currently (+100) to win the bout outright, while you can get (+100) on Eleider Alvarez if you fancy the incredible upset.