Jul 12 2014
Saturday

MGM Grand, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Middleweight
43-1-1 
SD 12

Score cards

  • 115-113
  • 117-111
  • 113-115
SD 12
19-1-2

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The tape

32
Age
39
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
74" / 188 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Tape record

TKOMDUDTKOUD
Form
UDTKOTDUDTKO
43
Wins
19
31
By KO
12
72
KO%
63
1
Loses
1
Draws
2
2005
Debut
2008

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Erislandy Lara report

Who won Alvarez vs Lara?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Erislandy Lara by split decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 12th July 2014 at MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 117-111, 113-115 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).

Alvarez vs Lara stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 43 wins, 1 loss and 1  draw, 31 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Erislandy Lara made his way to the ring with a record of 19 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 12 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Canelo had a slight advantage in power over Lara, with a 72% knock out percentage over Lara's 63%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was the younger man by 7 years, at 32 years old.

Lara had 4-inch reach advantage.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fought out of the orthodox stance, while Erislandy Lara was a southpaw.

Canelo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 23 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 years and 8 months earlier than Lara, whose first professional fight was in 2008. He had fought 226 more professional rounds, 460 to Lara's 234.

Alvarez vs Lara form

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

In his last fight before 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 beat 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 won against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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.

What time did Alvarez vs Lara start?

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

What were the odds on Alvarez vs Lara?

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Result

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Canelo

Erislandy

Lara

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Saul Canelo

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108

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