Canelo vs Fielding

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  • Fielding vs Canelo
  • 27-1-0 50-1-2
  • TKO 3 TKO 3
  • Saturday 15th December 2018
  • Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
  • WBA World Super Middleweight Championship
  • 12 Round Contest @ Super Middleweight
  • Tape
  • 31 age 28
  • 6' 1" / 186cm height 5' 9" / 175cm
  • 73.6" / 187cm reach 70.5" / 179cm
  • Orthodox (r) stance Orthodox (r)
  • tape record
  • TKO PTS TKO SD TKO < form MD SD UD KO KO <
  • 27 wins 50
  • 15 by ko 34
  • 56% Ko% 68%
  • 1 Losses 1
  • 0 draws 2
  • 2010 Debut 2005
  • tape rankings @ Super Middleweight
  • WBA
  • WBC
  • WBO
  • IBF

Canelo vs Fielding Info

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 took place over 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.

Canelo vs Fielding stats

Rocky Fielding stepped into the ring with a record of 27 wins, 1 loss and 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 2 years, at 32 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, who’s first professional fight was in 2005. He had fought 268 less professional rounds, 134 to Canelo's 402.

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

In his last fight before this contest, 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, United States.

Previous to that, 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.

Going into that contest, he had won against Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on 6th May 2017 by unanimous decision in their 12 round contest at T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas.

Before that, he had defeated Liam Smith on 17th September 2016 by knockout in the 9th round in their WBO World Junior Middleweight championship fight at AT&T Stadium, Texas.

He had beat Amir Khan on 7th May 2016 by knockout in the 6th round in their WBC World Middleweight and The Ring Middleweight championship fight at T-Mobile 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 2 years and 20 days ago, while Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez's last outing had been 1 year 10 months and 19 days ago.

Fielding's last 5 fights had come over a period of 2 years 8 months and 7 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 8 months and 2 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 4 months and 8 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 7 months and 3 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 51 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10.2 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.

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