May 04 2019
Saturday

T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Middleweight
51-1-2
UD 12

Score cards

  • 115-113
  • 116-112
  • 115-113
UD 12
35-2-0

Belts on The Line

IBF World Middleweight Championship
WBA Super World Middleweight Championship
WBC World Middleweight Championship
Vacant The Ring Middleweight Championship

The tape

31
Age
34
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 0" / 183 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
72.8" / 185 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOMDSDUDKO
Form
SDUDUDUDTKO
51
Wins
35
35
By KO
29
69
KO%
83
1
Loses
2
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2007

Tape rankings @ Middleweight

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The Ring
-
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs report

Who won Canelo vs Jacobs?

Saul ‘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 Saul ‘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 Lamont Roach was victorious over Jonathan Oquendo, Vergil Ortiz Jr beat Mauricio Herrera, John Ryder defeated Bilal Akkawy for the WBA Interim World Super Middleweight title and Joseph ‘Jo Jo’ Diaz was victorious over Freddy Fonseca.

Canelo vs Jacobs stats

Saul ‘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%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was the younger man by 3 years, at 31 years old.

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

Both Saul ‘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 239 more professional rounds, 425 to Jacobs' 186.

Canelo vs Jacobs form

Canelo had beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 1 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight leading up to this 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, United States.

Previous to that, he had beat 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had drawn with Gennady Golovkin on 16th September 2017 by split draw in their WBC World Middleweight, WBA Super World Middleweight, IBF World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

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

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 defeated 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 defeated 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 won against 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.

Hehad defeated Sergio Mora on 9th September 2016 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Santander Arena, Reading.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had been fighting more than Daniel Jacobs.

Going to this contest, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had last fought 2 years, 5 months and 15 days ago, while Daniel Jacobs' last outing had been 2 years, 11 months and 22 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 13 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 10 months and 21 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

Jacobs' last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 1 month and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year and 8 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?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was a 11/50 (-454) favourite going into the contest, while Daniel Jacobs made his way into the ring at 87/20 (+434) with oddsmakers.

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