Canelo vs Beterbiev

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  • Canelo vs Beterbiev
  • 54-1-2 15-0-0
  • Potential : Summer 2021
  • USA
  • IBF World Light heavyweight Championship
  • WBC World Light heavyweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Light Heavyweight
  • MD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 11UD 12 < form TKO 1KO 12KO 4KO 5TKO 10 <
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  • 30 age 36
  • 5' 9" / 175cm height 6' 0" / 182cm
  • 70.5" / 179cm reach 72.8" / 185cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 54 wins 15
  • 36 by ko 15
  • 67% Ko% 100%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 2 draws 0
  • 2005 Debut 2013
  • 414 Pro rds 62
  • current rankings @ Light Heavyweight
  • The Ring 1
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Canelo vs Beterbiev Info

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could potentially square off against Artur Beterbiev in Summer 2021 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).

The contest would be for the unified light heavyweight championship of the world, with the IBF & WBC belts on the line.

Beterbiev will be defending his WBC World Light heavyweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Oleksandr Gvozdyk in October 2019. He has held this belt for 1 year 3 months and 3 days.

He will also be making his 4th defence of the IBF World Light heavyweight Championship. He won this belt against Enrico Koelling in November 2017. He has held this title for 3 years 2 months and 10 days.

Canelo vs Beterbiev stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 54 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 36 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Artur Beterbiev would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 15 wins, with 15 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 67%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the younger man by 6 years, at 30 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 42 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 7 years and 7 months earlier than Beterbiev, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 352 more professional rounds, 414 to Beterbiev's 62.

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 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight, he defeated 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated 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.

Going into that contest, he had beat 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.

Before that, he had won against 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.

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.

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

In his last fight, he defeated 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.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had defeated Enrico Koelling on 11th November 2017 by knockout in the 12th round in their IBF World Light heavyweight championship fight at Save Mart Arena, California.

He had beat Isidro Ranoni Prieto on 23rd December 2016 by technical knockout in the 1st round at Lac Leamy Casino, Gatineau, Canada.

Activity check

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 1 month and 2 days ago, while Artur Beterbiev's last outing was 1 year 3 months and 3 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 3 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 25 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

Beterbiev's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 9 months and 25 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 32 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.4 rounds on average.

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