Autumn/Fall 2023
Potentially

in the United States

Potential contest @ Middleweight
58-2-2
28-0-0

The tape

32
Age
32
5' 9" / 175 cm
Height
5' 10" / 177 cm
70.5" / 179 cm
Reach
72" / 183 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Southpaw (L)

Full record

UD 12UD 12KO 11TKO 8TKO 3
Form
TKO 10UD 12SD 12UD 12KO 1
58
Wins
28
39
By KO
22
67
KO%
79
2
Losses
0
0
Stopped
0
2
Draws
0
2005
Debut
2012
460
Pro rounds
142

Current rankings @ Middleweight

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez vs Errol Spence Jr preview

When is Canelo vs Spence Jr?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could face Errol Spence Jr in Autumn/Fall 2023 in the United States.

The fight would be contested over 12 rounds in the Middleweight division, which means the weight limit would be 160 pounds (11.4 stone or 72.6 KG).

Canelo vs Spence Jr stats

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez would step into the ring with a record of 58 wins, 2 loses and 2 draws, 39 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Errol Spence Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 28 wins and 0 draws, with 22 of those by knock out.

The stats suggest Spence Jr would have advantage in power over Canelo, with a 79% knock out percentage over Canelo's 67%.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the same age as Errol Spence Jr, at 32 years old.

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Errol Spence Jr is a southpaw.

Canelo is currently the more experienced professional fighter, having had 34 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 7 years earlier than Spence Jr, whose first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 318 more professional rounds, 460 to Spence Jr's 142.

Canelo vs Spence Jr form

Canelo has beaten 4 of his last 5 opponents, stopping 3 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight, he beat Gennady Golovkin on 17th September 2022 by unanimous decision in their The Ring Super Middleweight, WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight and IBF World Super Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, United States.

Previous to that, he had been beaten by Dmitry Bivol on 7th May 2022 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Going into that contest, he had beat Caleb Plant on 6th November 2021 by knockout in the 11th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, IBF World Super Middleweight and WBO World Super Middleweight championship fight at MGM Grand, Grand Garden Arena, Nevada.

Before that, he had won against Billy Joe Saunders on 8th May 2021 by technical knockout in the 8th round in their WBC World Super Middleweight, WBA Super World Super Middleweight, WBO World Super Middleweight and The Ring Super Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

He had beat 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.

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

In his last fight, he defeated Yordenis Ugas on 16th April 2022 by technical knockout in the 10th round in their WBA Super World Welterweight, WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington, United States.

Previous to that, he had defeated Danny Garcia on 5th December 2020 by unanimous decision in their WBC World Welterweight and IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

Going into that contest, he had won against Shawn Porter on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA.

Before that, he had defeated Mikey Garcia on 16th March 2019 by unanimous decision in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Arlington.

He had beat Carlos Ocampo on 16th June 2018 by knockout in the 1st round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at The Ford Center at The Star, Dallas, Texas.

Activity check

In terms of recent activity, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has been fighting more than Errol Spence Jr.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 2 months and 15 days ago, while Errol Spence Jr's last outing was 7 months and 16 days ago.

Canelo's last 5 fights have come over a period of 1 year, 9 months and 5 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 4 months and 8 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 46 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.2 rounds on average.

Spence Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 4 years, 5 months and 16 days, meaning he has been fighting on average every 10 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 47 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 9.4 rounds on average.

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