Dec 19 2020
Saturday

Alamodome, Texas, United States

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

Score cards

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

Belts on The Line

WBC World Super Middleweight Championship
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

30
Age
30
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
6' 3" / 191 cm
70.5"
Reach
N/A
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

11
The Ring
11
-
WBA
-
-
WBC
-
-
WBO
-
-
IBF
-

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Callum Smith report

Who won Canelo vs Smith?

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

The scorecards were announced as 119-109, 119-109, 117-111 in favor of winner Saul ‘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).

The undercard featured the clash of Sanchez vs Fernandez.

Canelo vs Smith stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stepped 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.

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

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez was the same age as Callum Smith, at 30 years old.

Smith had a height advantage of 6 inches over Canelo.

Both Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez & 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 271 more professional rounds, 417 to Smith's 146.

Canelo vs Smith form

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

In his last fight leading up to this contest, he had won against 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that 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.

Before that, 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.

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.

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 defeated John Ryder on 23rd November 2019 by unanimous decision in their WBA Super World Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Previous to that, he had defeated Hassan N’Dam on 1st June 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 beat George Groves on 28th September 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 won against Nieky Holzken on 24th February 2018 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at Arena Nürnberger Versicherung, Bayern, Germany.

He had beat Erik Skoglund on 16th September 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, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had been fighting more than Callum Smith.

Going to this contest, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had last fought 2 months and 12 days ago, while Callum Smith's last outing had been 1 year, 3 months and 8 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 5 months and 29 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, 5 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 9 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 is expected to begin at 8:00 PM EST / 5:00 PM PST. The DAZN Global broadcast of the card is expected to start at 1:00 AM (GTM).

What were the odds on Canelo vs Smith?

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

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