May 06 2017
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
48-1-1 
UD 12

Score cards

  • 120-108
  • 120-108
  • 120-108
UD 12
50-2-1

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The tape

32
Age
36
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 1" / 185 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOKOUDKOSD
Form
UDUDRTDUDUD
48
Wins
50
34
By KO
32
71
KO%
64
1
Loses
2
Draws
1
2005
Debut
2003

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
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WBA
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WBC
6
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WBO
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IBF
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Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr report

Who won Canelo vs Chavez Jr?

Canelo Alvarez beat Julio Cesar Chavez Jr by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 6th May 2017 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

The scorecards were announced as 120-108, 120-108, 120-108 in favor of winner Canelo Alvarez.

The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

Canelo vs Chavez Jr stats

Canelo Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 48 wins, 1 loss and 1  draw, 34 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr made his way to the ring with a record of 50 wins, 2 loses and 1 draw, with 32 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Canelo had a slight advantage in power over Chavez Jr, with a 71% knock out percentage over Chavez Jr's 64%.

Canelo Alvarez was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.

Chavez Jr had a height advantage of 4 inches over Canelo. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.

Both Canelo Alvarez & Julio Cesar Chavez Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 less fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 year and 1 month later than Chavez Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 150 more professional rounds, 460 to Chavez Jr's 310.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr was ranked number 6 by the WBC in the 168lb division.

Canelo vs Chavez Jr form

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

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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 won against 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 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.

He had won against 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.

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr had beaten 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had defeated Marcos Reyes on 18th July 2015 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Andrzej Fonfara on 18th April 2015 by unanimous decision in the 9th round at StubHub Center, Carson.

Going into that contest, he had defeated Brian Vera on 1st March 2014 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Alamodome, San Antonio.

Before that, he had beat Brian Vera on 28th September 2013 by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at StubHub Center, Carson.

He had lost to Sergio Martinez on 15th September 2012 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight championship fight at Thomas & Mack Center, Las Vegas.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Canelo Alvarez had been fighting more than Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

Going to this contest, Canelo Alvarez had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 2 days ago, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's last outing had been 7 years, 4 months and 20 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 1 month and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 14 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

Chavez Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 10 years, 2 months and 23 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 53 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.6 rounds on average.

What time did Canelo vs Chavez Jr start?

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

Who broadcast Canelo vs Chavez Jr?

Canelo vs Chavez Jr was broadcast on HBO PPV in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by BoxNation.

What were the odds on Canelo vs Chavez Jr?

Canelo Alvarez was a 13/100 (-770) favourite going into the contest, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.

Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr news

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108

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