VS
Dec 19 2020
Saturday

Alamodome, Texas, United States

12 round contest @ Super Middleweight
53-1-2
UD 12

Score cards

  • 119-109
  • 119-109
  • 117-111
UD 12
27-0-0

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Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Middleweight Championship
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
31
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
78" / 198 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

KOUDTKOSDUD
Form
UDTKOKOUDTKO
53
Wins
27
36
By KO
19
68
KO%
70
1
Loses
0
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2012

Tape rankings @ Super Middleweight

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Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith report


Who won Canelo vs Smith?

Canelo Alvarez beat Callum Smith by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest on Saturday, December 19th, 2020, at Alamodome, Texas.

The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 119-109, 117-111 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).

This contest was for the unified super middleweight championship of the world, with the WBC, and WBA belts on the line.

The undercard featured the clash of Sanchez vs Fernandez.

Canelo vs Smith stats

Back in December 2020, Canelo Alvarez stepped into the ring with a record of 53 wins, 1 loss, and 2 draws, 36 of those wins coming by way of knockout.

Callum Smith made his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 27 wins and 0 draws, with 19 of those by knockout.

The stats suggested Smith had a slight advantage in power over Canelo, with a 70% knockout percentage compared to Canelo's 68%.

Canelo Alvarez was the younger man by 1 year, at 30 years old.

Smith had a height advantage of 6 inches over Canelo. That also extended to a 8-inch reach advantage.

Both Canelo Alvarez and Callum Smith fought out of an orthodox stance.

Canelo was the more experienced professional fighter, having had 29 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 7 years earlier than Smith, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He had fought 337 more professional rounds, totaling 496 compared to Smith's 159.

Canelo vs Smith form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against Sergey Kovalev on November 2, 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.

Prior to that, he had won against Daniel Jacobs on May 4, 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 beaten Rocky Fielding on December 15, 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 defeated Gennady Golovkin on September 15, 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 September 16, 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.

Smith had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 2 of them, going the distance 3 times.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against John Ryder on November 23, 2019, by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Prior to that, he had won against Hassan N’Dam on June 1, 2019, by technical knockout in the 3rd round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States.

Going into that contest, he had defeated George Groves on September 28, 2018, by knockout in the 7th round in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at King Abdullah Sports City, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Before that, he had beaten Nieky Holzken on February 24, 2018, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.

He had won against Erik Skoglund on September 16, 2017, by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Callum Smith had been fighting more than Canelo Alvarez.

Going into this contest, Canelo Alvarez had last fought 1 year, 1 month and 17 days ago, while Callum Smith's last outing had been 1 year and 26 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 3 days, which means he had been fighting approximately every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 rounds on average.

Smith's last 5 fights had come over a period of 3 years, 3 months and 3 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 26 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

What time did Canelo vs Smith start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM PST at Alamodome, Texas, United States, which was around 3:00 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Canelo vs Smith?

The DAZN show began at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card started at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Canelo vs Smith?

Canelo Alvarez was a 1/4 (-400) favorite going into the contest, while Callum Smith made his way into the ring at 7/2 (+350) with oddsmakers.

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Saul Canelo

Callum Smith

108

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