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Autumn/Fall 2024
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Potential contest @ Light Heavyweight
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The tape

33
Age
31
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 2" / 188 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
74.4" / 189 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Full record

UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12UD 12
Form
UD 12UD 10UD 12TKO 11TKO 4
61
Wins
18
39
By KO
13
64
KO%
72
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2017
496
Pro rounds
99

Current rankings @ Light Heavyweight

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The Ring
3
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WBA
1
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WBC
1
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WBO
1
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IBF
3

Canelo Alvarez vs Joshua Buatsi preview


When is Canelo vs Buatsi?

Canelo Alvarez could square off against Joshua Buatsi in Autumn/Fall 2024 the United States.

The fight would take place over 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 Buatsi stats

Canelo Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 61 wins, 2 losses, and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Joshua Buatsi would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 18 wins and 0 draws, with 13 of those by knockout.

The stats suggest Buatsi would have a slight advantage in power over Canelo, with a 72% knockout percentage compared to Canelo's 64%.

Canelo Alvarez is the older man by 2 years, at 33 years old.

Buatsi has a height advantage of 5 inches over Canelo. This also extends to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Canelo Alvarez and Joshua Buatsi fight out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 47 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 11 years and 8 months earlier than Buatsi, whose first professional fight was in 2017. He has fought 397 more professional rounds, totaling 496 compared to Buatsi's 99.

Joshua Buatsi is currently ranked number 1 by the WBA, 1 by the WBC, 1 by the WBO, 3 by the IBF, and 3 by The Ring in the 175lb division.

Canelo vs Buatsi form

Canelo Alvarez has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Jaime Munguia on May 4, 2024, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Jermell Charlo on September 30, 2023, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten John Ryder on May 6, 2023, by unanimous decision in their IBF World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Estadio Akron, Zapopan, Mexico.

Before that, he had defeated Gennady Golovkin on September 17, 2022, by unanimous decision in their The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

He had been beaten by Dmitry Bivol on May 7, 2022, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Light Heavyweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Buatsi remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he won against Dan Azeez on February 3, 2024, by unanimous decision in their BBBOC British Light heavyweight and CBC Commonwealth Light Heavyweight championship fight at OVO Arena Wembley, London, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Pawel Stepien on May 6, 2023, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Genting Arena, Birmingham.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Craig Richards on May 21, 2022, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at The O2 Arena, London.

Before that, he had beaten Ricards Bolotniks on August 14, 2021, by technical knockout in the 11th round in their WBA Super World Light Flyweight eliminator fight at Matchroom Fight Camp, Essex.

He had won against Daniel Blenda Dos Santos on May 15, 2021, by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Lancashire.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Canelo Alvarez has been fighting more than Joshua Buatsi.

Canelo Alvarez last fought 4 months and 27 days ago, while Joshua Buatsi's last outing was 7 months and 28 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 24 days, which means he has been fighting approximately every 5 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 60 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 12 rounds on average.

Buatsi's last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 4 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 49 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.8 rounds on average.

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