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May 07 2016
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 round contest @ Middleweight
46-1-1 
KO 6

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  • 47-48
  • 49-46
  • 48-47
KO 6
31-3-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Middleweight Championship
Vacant The Ring Middleweight Championship

The tape

25
Age
29
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 174 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDKOSDTKOMD
Form
UDUDUDUDRTD
46
Wins
31
32
By KO
19
70
KO%
61
1
Loses
3
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2005

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Canelo Alvarez vs Amir Khan report


Who won Alvarez vs Khan?

Canelo Alvarez beat Amir Khan by knockout in the 6th round on Saturday, May 7th, 2016, at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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, and The Ring belts on the line.

Alvarez vs Khan stats

Back in May 2016, Canelo Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 46 wins, 1 loss, and 1  draw, 32 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Amir Khan made his way to the ring with a record of 31 wins, 3 losses and 0 draws, with 19 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Canelo had a slight advantage in power over Khan, with a 70% knockout percentage compared to Khan's 61%.

Canelo Alvarez was the younger man by 4 years, at 25 years old.

Khan had a 1-inch reach advantage.

Both Canelo Alvarez and Amir Khan fought out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 14 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 months later than Khan, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 258 more professional rounds, totaling 496 compared to Khan's 238.

Alvarez vs Khan form

Canelo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated 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, United States.

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

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

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

He had been beaten by Floyd Mayweather Jr on September 14, 2013, by majority decision in their WBC World Super Welterweight and WBA Super World Super Welterweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Amir Khan had beaten 5 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight before this contest, he had beaten Chris Algieri on May 29, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York, United States.

Prior to that, he had beaten Devon Alexander on December 13, 2014, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Devon Alexander on December 13, 2014, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had won against Luis Collazo on May 3, 2014, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

He had defeated Luis Collazo on May 3, 2014, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Canelo Alvarez had last fought 5 months and 16 days ago, while Amir Khan's last outing had been 11 months and 8 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 7 months and 23 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 12 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

Khan's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years and 4 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 4 months and 27 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

What time did Alvarez vs Khan start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 12:00 AM EST / 9:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 5:00 AM BST in the UK.

What were the odds on Alvarez vs Khan?

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