Canelo vs Spence Jr

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  • Canelo vs Spence Jr
  • 53-1-2 26-0-0
  • Potential : Late 2020
  • USA
  • 12 Round Contest @ Middleweight
  • SD MD 12TKO 3UD 12TKO 11 < form KO 11TKO 7KO 1UD 12SD 12 <
  • Tape
  • 30 age 30
  • 5' 9" / 175cm height 5' 10" / 177cm
  • 70.5" / 179cm reach 72" / 183cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Southpaw (l)
  • full record
  • 53 wins 26
  • 36 by ko 21
  • 68% Ko% 81%
  • 1 Losses 0
  • 0 Stopped 0
  • 2 draws 0
  • 2005 Debut 2012
  • 402 Pro rds 120
  • current rankings @ Middleweight
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  • WBC
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Canelo vs Spence Jr Info

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez could face Errol Spence Jr in Late 2020 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 would be making his 2nd defence of the The Ring Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Gennady Golovkin in September 2018. He has held this belt for 1 year 10 months and 19 days.

He would be defending WBC Franchise Middleweight Championship for the first time. He was promoted from a secondary belt in July 2019. He has held this belt for a total of 381 days (1 year and 15 days).

Also, on the line would be his 2nd defence of the WBA Super World Middleweight Championship. He won this belt against Gennady Golovkin in September 2018. He has been recognised as this champion for 1 year 10 months and 19 days.

Canelo vs Spence Jr 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.

Errol Spence Jr would make his way to the ring with an unblemished record of 26 wins, with 21 of those by knock out.

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is the same age as Errol Spence Jr, at 30 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 30 more fights, and made his debut in 2005, 7 years earlier than Spence Jr, who’s first professional fight was in 2012. He has fought 282 more professional rounds, 402 to Spence Jr's 120.

Canelo vs Spence Jr 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.

Spence Jr remains undefeated as a professional, stopping 3 of his last 5 opponents.

In his last fight, he defeated Shawn Porter on 28th September 2019 by split decision in their IBF World Welterweight and WBC World Welterweight championship fight at Staples Center, LA, United States.

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

Going into that contest, he had won against 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.

Before that, he had defeated Lamont Peterson on 20th January 2018 by technical knockout in the 7th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Barclays Center, New York.

He had beat Kell Brook on 27th May 2017 by knockout in the 11th round in their IBF World Welterweight championship fight at Bramall Lane, Sheffield, United Kingdom.

Activity check

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

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez last fought 9 months and 2 days ago, while Errol Spence Jr's last outing was 10 months and 7 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.

Spence Jr's last 5 fights have come over a period of 2 years 4 months and 1 day, meaning he has been fighting on average every 7 months and 1 day. In those fights, he fought a total of 43 rounds, meaning that they have lasted 8.6 rounds on average.

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