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Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs report
Who won Canelo vs Jacobs?
Canelo Alvarez beat Daniel Jacobs by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday 4th May 2019 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The scorecards were announced as 115-113, 116-112, 115-113 in favor of winner Canelo Alvarez.
The fight was scheduled to take place over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which meant the weight limit was 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).
This contest was for the undisputed middleweight championship of the world, with the IBF, WBA, WBC & The Ring belts on the line.
Also, on the undercard John Ryder was victorious over Bilal Akkawy for the WBA Interim World Super Middleweight championship, Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz beat Freddy Fonseca, Lamont Roach defeated Jonathan Oquendo and Vergil Ortiz Jr was victorious over Mauricio Herrera.
Canelo vs Jacobs stats
Canelo Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 51 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 35 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.
Daniel Jacobs made his way to the ring with a record of 35 wins, 2 loses and 0 draws, with 29 of those wins by knock out.
The stats suggested Jacobs had advantage in power over Canelo, with a 83% knock out percentage over Canelo's 69%.
Canelo Alvarez was the younger man by 4 years, at 32 years old.
Jacobs had a height advantage of 3 inches over Canelo. That also extended to a 3-inch reach advantage.
Both Canelo Alvarez & Daniel Jacobs fought out of an orthodox stance.
Canelo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 17 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 2 years and 1 month earlier than Jacobs, whose first professional fight was in 2007. He had fought 262 more professional rounds, 460 to Jacobs' 198.
Canelo vs Jacobs form
Canelo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.
In his last fight leading up to this 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, United States.
Previous to that, he had beat 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.
Going into that contest, 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.
Before that, 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.
He had defeated 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.
Jacobs had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.
In his last fight before this contest, he had won against Sergiy Derevyanchenko on 27th October 2018 by split decision in their IBF World Middleweight championship fight at Hulu Theater @ MSG, New York, United States.
Previous to that, he had won against Maciej Sulecki on 28th April 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Barclays Center, New York.
Going into that contest, he had defeated Luis Arias on 11th November 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Nassau Coliseum, New York.
Before that, he had been beaten by Gennady Golovkin on 18th March 2017 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Middleweight, WBC World Middleweight and WBA Super World Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York.
He had beat Sergio Mora on 9th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Santander Arena, Reading.
In terms of activity leading into the fight, Canelo Alvarez had been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.
Going to this contest, Canelo Alvarez had last fought 2 years, 1 month and 6 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing had been 4 years, 5 months and 6 days ago.
Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 3 months and 18 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 9 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 8.2 rounds on average.
Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 24 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 24 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 55 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 11 rounds on average.
What time did Canelo vs Jacobs start?
The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 11:15 PM EST / 8:15 PM PST at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States, which was around 4:15 AM BST in the UK.
Who broadcast Canelo vs Jacobs?
Canelo vs Jacobs was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Action.
What were the odds on Canelo vs Jacobs?
Canelo Alvarez was a 11/50 (-450) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Jacobs made his way into the ring at 87/20 (+430) with oddsmakers.
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