May 08 2021
Saturday

AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States

12 rounds contest
@ Super Middleweight
55-1-2

est. ringwalk:

2021-05-09T03:00:00Z ()

broadcast start time:

US - TBC / UK - TBC

30-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Middleweight Championship
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship
WBO World Super Middleweight Championship
The Ring Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
31
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 11" / 180 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
70.9" / 180 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

TKO 3UD 12TKO 11UD 12TKO 3
Form
UD 12KO 11UD 12TKO 4UD 12
55
Wins
30
37
By KO
14
67
KO%
47
1
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2009
417
Pro rounds
214

Current rankings @ Super Middleweight

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The Ring
4
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WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders preview

When is Canelo vs Saunders?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is set to take on Billy Joe Saunders on Saturday 8th May 2021 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The fight is scheduled for 12 rounds in the Super Middleweight division, which means the weight limit will be 168 pounds (12 stone or 76.2 KG).

This contest is for the undisputed super middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC, WBA, WBO & The Ring belts on the line.

Canelo vs Saunders stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez steps into the ring with a record of 55 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, 37 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Billy Joe Saunders will make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 30 wins and 0 draws, with 14 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Canelo has advantage in power over Saunders, with a 67% knock out percentage over Saunders' 47%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Saunders has a height advantage of 2 inches over Canelo. This also extends to a 1-inch reach advantage.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Billy Joe Saunders is a southpaw.

Canelo is the more experienced professional fighter, having had 28 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 3 years and 3 months earlier than Saunders, whose first professional fight was in 2009. He has fought 203 more professional rounds, 417 to Saunders' 214.

Billy Joe Saunders is currently ranked number 4 by the RING in the 168lb division.

Canelo vs Saunders form

Canelo has won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 3 of them, going the distance twice.

In his last fight, he defeated 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 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.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he had won against 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 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.

Saunders remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 2 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Martin Murray on 4th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Wembley (SSE) Arena, London, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Marcelo Esteban Coceres on 9th November 2019 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

Going into that contest, he had won against Shefat Isufi on 18th May 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at Lamex Stadium, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Before that, he had defeated Charles Adamu on 22nd December 2018 by technical knockout in the 4th round at Manchester Arena, Manchester.

He had beat David Lemieux on 16th December 2017 by unanimous decision in their WBO World Middleweight championship fight at Bell Centre, Montreal, Canada.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been fighting more than Billy Joe Saunders.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 1 month and 24 days ago, while Billy Joe Saunders' last outing was 4 months and 16 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years, 4 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 5 months and 20 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 41 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.2 rounds on average.

Saunders' last 5 fights have come over a period of 3 years, 4 months and 4 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 8 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 10.2 rounds on average.

What time does Canelo vs Saunders start?

The fighters are expected to ringwalk at around 11:00 PM EST / 8:00 PM PST at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States, which is around 4:00 AM BST in the UK.

Who is showing Canelo vs Saunders?

Canelo vs Saunders will be broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight will be broadcast in the United Kingdom by DAZN Global.

How do you stream Canelo vs Saunders?

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What were the odds on Canelo vs Saunders?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is currently 1/6 (-588) to win the contest outright, while you can get 4/1 (+400) on Billy Joe Saunders if you fancy the big upset.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders news

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