Summer 2022
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
57-1-2
17-0-0

Belts on The Line

WBC World Light heavyweight
IBF World Light heavyweight

The tape

31
Age
37
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 182 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

KO 11TKO 8TKO 3UD 12TKO 11
Form
KO 9TKO 10TKO 10KO 5KO 4
57
Wins
17
39
By KO
17
68
KO%
100
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2013
436
Pro rounds
81

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

-
The Ring
1
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Artur Beterbiev preview

When is Canelo vs Beterbiev?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could potentially square off against Artur Beterbiev in Summer 2022 in the United States.

The fight would be scheduled for 12 rounds in the Light Heavyweight division, which means the weight limit would be 175 pounds (12.5 stone or 79.4 KG).

Canelo vs Beterbiev stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 57 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Artur Beterbiev would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 17 wins and 0 draws, with 17 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Beterbiev would have a massive power advantage over Canelo, boosting at 100% knock out percentage over Canelo's 68%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the younger man by 6 years, at 31 years old.

Beterbiev has a height advantage of 3 inches over Canelo. This also extends to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & Artur Beterbiev fight out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 43 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Beterbiev, whose first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 355 more professional rounds, 436 to Beterbiev's 81.

Artur Beterbiev is currently ranked number 1 by the RING in the 175lb division.

Canelo vs Beterbiev form

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

In his last fight, he 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

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

Artur Beterbiev remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 5 of his last opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Marcus Browne on 17th December 2021 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Quebec, Canada.

Previous to that, he had defeated Adam Deines on 20th March 2021 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Khodynka Ice Palace, Moscow, Russia.

Going into that contest, he had won against Oleksandr Gvozdyk on 18th October 2019 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBC World Light heavyweight and IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, United States.

Before that, he had defeated Radivoje Kalajdzic on 4th May 2019 by knockout in the 5th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Stockton Arena, California.

Hehad beat Callum Johnson on 6th October 2018 by knockout in the 4th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Wintrust Arena, Chicago, Illionis.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been fighting more than Artur Beterbiev.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 2 months and 16 days ago, while Artur Beterbiev's last outing was 1 month and 5 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 2 months and 20 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 11 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9 rounds on average.

Beterbiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 28 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 38 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 7.6 rounds on average.

What were the odds on Canelo vs Beterbiev?

Artur Beterbiev is currently (+100) to win the fight outright, while you can get (+100) on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez if you fancy the incredible upset.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Artur Beterbiev news

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