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May 06 2017
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

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

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

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The tape

26
Age
31
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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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, May 6th, 2017, at T-Mobile Arena, 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

Back in May 2017, Canelo Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 48 wins, 1 loss, and 1  draw, 34 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

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

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

Canelo Alvarez was the younger man by 5 years, at 26 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 and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr fought out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo was arguably the less experienced fighter, having had 3 fewer fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 years and 1 month later than Chavez Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2003. He had fought 158 more professional rounds, totaling 496 compared to Chavez Jr's 338.

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 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Liam Smith on September 17, 2016, by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas, United States.

Prior to that, he had won against Amir Khan on May 7, 2016, by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beaten Miguel Cotto on November 21, 2015, by unanimous decision in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated James Kirkland on May 9, 2015, by knockout in the 3rd round at Minute Maid Park, Houston.

He had won against Erislandy Lara on July 12, 2014, by split decision in their 12 round contest at MGM Grand, 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 July 18, 2015, by unanimous decision in their 10 round contest at Don Haskins Convention Center, El Paso, United States.

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

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

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

He had lost to Sergio Martinez on September 15, 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 into this contest, Canelo Alvarez had last fought 7 months and 19 days ago, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr's last outing had been 1 year, 9 months and 18 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 9 months and 24 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 6 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 42 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.4 rounds on average.

Chavez Jr's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 7 months and 21 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 11 months and 4 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) favorite going into the contest, while Julio Cesar Chavez Jr made his way into the ring at 5/1 (+500) with oddsmakers.

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Saul Canelo

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