Canelo vs Murata

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  • Canelo vs Murata
  • 53-1-2 16-2-0
  • Potential : Saturday 2nd May 2020
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • WBA World Super Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • SD MD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 11 < form TKO 7TKO 8UD 12TKO 2TKO 5 <
  • Tape
  • 30 age 34
  • 5' 9" / 175cm height 6' 0" / 182cm
  • 70.5" / 179cm reach 72" / 183cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • full record
  • 53 wins 16
  • 36 by ko 13
  • 68% Ko% 81%
  • 1 Losses 2
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 2 draws 0
  • 2005 Debut 2013
  • 402 Pro rds 111
  • current rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • 4 The Ring
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • 1 WBO
  • IBF

Canelo vs Murata Info

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will face the challenge of Ryota Murata in Saturday 2nd May 2020 in Tokyo.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

The contest would be for the WBA super middleweight championship of the world.

Canelo would be defending WBA World Super Middleweight Championship for the first time. He won this belt against Rocky Fielding in December 2018. He has held this belt for 1 year 7 months and 29 days.

Canelo vs Murata stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 53 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 36 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Ryota Murata would make his way to the ring with a record of 16 wins and 2 loses, with 13 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggest Murata would have advantage in power over Canelo, with a 81% knock out percentage over Canelo's 68%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the younger man by 4 years, at 30 years old.

Murata has a height advantage of 3 inches over Canelo. This also extends to a 2-inch reach advantage.

Both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & Ryota Murata fight out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 38 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 7 years and 9 months earlier than Murata, who’s first professional fight was in 2013. He has fought 291 more professional rounds, 402 to Murata's 111.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez goes into the fight ranked number 1 by the WBO and 4 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Canelo vs Murata form

Canelo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 2 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he beat 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, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

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.

Ryota Murata has stopped 4 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Steven Butler on 23rd December 2019 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

Previous to that, he had defeated Rob Brant on 12th July 2019 by technical knockout in the 2nd round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at EDION Arena Osaka, Osaka.

Going into that contest, he had been beaten by Rob Brant on 20th October 2018 by unanimous decision in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Mandalay Bay Hotel & Casino, Las Vegas, United States.

Before that, he had won against Emanuele Blandamura on 15th April 2018 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Arena, Kanagawa, Japan.

He had defeated Hassan N’Dam on 22nd October 2017 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their WBA World Middleweight championship fight at Kokugikan, Tokyo.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been fighting more than Ryota Murata.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 9 months and 11 days ago, while Ryota Murata's last outing was 7 months and 21 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 1 month and 17 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 13 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10 rounds on average.

Murata's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 2 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 6 months and 17 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 34 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 6.8 rounds on average.

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