VS
May 07 2022
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 round contest @ Light Heavyweight
19-0-0
UD 12

Score cards

  • 115-113
  • 115-113
  • 115-113
UD 12
57-1-2

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Belts on The Line

WBA Super World Light Heavyweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
31
6' 0" / 183 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
72" / 183 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

UDUDUDUDUD
Form
TKOTKOTKOUDKO
19
Wins
57
11
By KO
39
58
KO%
68
0
Loses
1
0
Draws
2
2014
Debut
2005

Tape rankings @ Light Heavyweight

2
The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
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WBO
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IBF
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Dmitry Bivol vs Canelo Alvarez report


Who won Canelo vs Bivol?

Dmitry Bivol beat Canelo Alvarez by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, May 7th, 2022, at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 115-113, 115-113 in favor of winner Dmitry Bivol.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which meant the weight limit was 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 kg).

This contest was for the WBA light heavyweight championship of the world.

Also on the undercard Montana Love was victorious over Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela, Shakhram Giyasov beat Christian Gomez, Zhilei Zhang defeated Scott Alexander, and Marc Castro was victorious over Pedro Vicente Scharbaai.

Canelo vs Bivol stats

Back in May 2022, Dmitry Bivol stepped into the ring with an undefeated record of 19 wins, zero losses, and 0 draws, 11 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Canelo Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 57 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 39 of those wins by knockout.

The stats suggested Canelo had a slight advantage in power over Bivol, with a 68% knockout percentage compared to Bivol's 58%.

Dmitry Bivol was the same age as Canelo Alvarez, at 31 years old.

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

Both Dmitry Bivol and Canelo Alvarez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Bivol was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 41 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2014, 9 years later than Canelo, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 306 fewer professional rounds, totaling 190 compared to Canelo's 496.

Canelo vs Bivol form

Bivol remained undefeated as a professional.

In his last fight before this contest, he had defeated Umar Salamov on December 11, 2021, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at KRK “Uralets”, Ekaterinburg, Russia.

Prior to that, he had defeated Craig Richards on May 1, 2021, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Manchester Arena, Manchester, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Lenin Castillo on October 12, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Illinois, United States.

Before that, he had won against Joe Smith Jr on March 9, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, New York.

He had beaten Jean Pascal on November 24, 2018, by unanimous decision in their WBA World Light Heavyweight championship fight at Mark G. Etess Arena, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, New Jersey.

Canelo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Caleb Plant on November 6, 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, United States.

Prior to that, he had defeated Billy Joe Saunders on May 8, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Avni Yildirim on February 27, 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.

Before that, he had defeated Callum Smith on December 19, 2020, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight and WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Alamodome, Texas.

He had beaten Sergey Kovalev on November 2, 2019, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Light heavyweight championship fight at MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas.

Activity check

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

Going into this contest, Dmitry Bivol had last fought 4 months and 26 days ago, while Canelo Alvarez's last outing had been 6 months and 1 day ago.

Bivol's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 5 months and 13 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 8 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 12 rounds on average.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 5 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 2 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Canelo vs Bivol start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who broadcast Canelo vs Bivol?

The DAZN PPV show began at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card started at 1:00 AM (BST).

What were the odds on Canelo vs Bivol?

Dmitry Bivol was a 7/2 (+350) underdog going into the contest, while Canelo Alvarez made his way into the ring at 69/50 (+140) with oddsmakers.

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