Dec 15 2018
Saturday

Madison Square Garden, New York, United States

12 rounds contest @ Super Middleweight
27-1-0
TKO 3
TKO 3
50-1-2

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Belts on The Line

WBA World Super Middleweight Championship

The tape

34
Age
31
6' 1" / 186 cm
Height
5' 9" / 175 cm
73.6" / 187 cm
Reach
70.5" / 179 cm
Orthodox (R)
Stance
Orthodox (R)

Tape record

TKOPTSTKOSDTKO
Form
MDSDUDKOKO
27
Wins
50
15
By KO
34
56
KO%
68
1
Loses
1
0
Draws
2
2010
Debut
2005

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Rocky Fielding vs Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez report

Who won Canelo vs Fielding?

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez beat Rocky Fielding by technical knockout in the 3rd round on Saturday 15th December 2018 at Madison Square Garden in New York.

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 WBA super middleweight championship of the world.

Also, on the undercard Tevin Farmer was victorious over Francisco Fonseca for the IBF World Junior Lightweight championship, Sadam Ali beat Mauricio Herrera and Ryan Garcia defeated Braulio Rodriguez.

Canelo vs Fielding stats

Rocky Fielding stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 0 draws, 15 of those wins coming by the way of knock out.

Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez made his way to the ring with a record of 50 wins, 1 loss and 2 draws, with 34 of those wins by knock out.

The stats suggested Canelo had advantage in power over Fielding, with a 68% knock out percentage over Fielding's 56%.

Rocky Fielding was the older man by 3 years, at 34 years old.

Fielding had a height advantage of 4 inches over Canelo. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.

Both Rocky Fielding & Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez fought out of an orthodox stance.

Fielding was the less experienced professional fighter, having had 25 less fights, and made his debut in 2010, 4 year and 10 months later than Canelo, whose first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 309 less professional rounds, 139 to Canelo's 448.

Canelo vs Fielding form

Fielding 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 Tyron Zeuge on 14th July 2018 by technical knockout in the 5th round in their WBA World Super Middleweight championship fight at Baden-Arena, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

Previous to that, he had won against David Brophy on 30th September 2017 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight and CBC Commonwealth Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool, United Kingdom.

Going into that contest, he had beat John Ryder on 22nd April 2017 by split decision in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Before that, he had defeated Christopher Rebrasse on 2nd April 2016 by split decision in their 12 round contest at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

He had been beaten by Callum Smith on 7th November 2015 by technical knockout in the 1st round in their BBBOC British Super Middleweight championship fight at Echo Arena, Liverpool.

Canelo had won 5 of his most recent fights, stopping 4 of them, going the distance once.

In his last fight before this contest, he had won against 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, United States.

Previous to 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.

Going into that contest, he had 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.

Before that, he had beat 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.

Hehad 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.

Activity check

In terms of activity leading into the fight, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez had been fighting more than Rocky Fielding.

Going to this contest, Rocky Fielding had last fought 3 years, 10 months and 8 days ago, while Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's last outing had been 6 months and 16 days ago.

Fielding's last 5 fights had come over a period of 6 years, 6 months and 15 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 3 months and 22 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 31 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 6.2 rounds on average.

Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years, 6 months and 20 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 6 months and 5 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 45 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 9 rounds on average.

What time did Canelo vs Fielding start?

The fighters were expected to ringwalk at around 10:30 PM EST / 7:30 PM PST at Madison Square Garden, New York, United States, which was around 3:30 AM GMT in the UK.

Who broadcast Canelo vs Fielding?

Canelo vs Fielding was broadcast on DAZN in the US, while the fight was broadcast in the United Kingdom by Sky Sports Main Event.

What were the odds on Canelo vs Fielding?

Rocky Fielding was a 8/1 (+800) underdog going into the contest, while Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez made his way into the ring at 3/50 (-1666) with oddsmakers.

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