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Rocky Fielding vs Canelo Alvarez report
Who won Canelo vs Fielding?
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.
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 35 years old.
Fielding had a height advantage of 4 inches over Canelo. That also extended to a 4-inch reach advantage.
Both Rocky Fielding & 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 313 less professional rounds, 147 to Canelo's 460.
Canelo vs Fielding form
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 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 won against 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 beat 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 defeated 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.
Fielding's last 3 fights had come over a period of 8 years, 8 months and 10 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 2 years, 10 months and 23 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 15 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 5 rounds on average.
Canelo's last 5 fights had come over a period of 5 years, 6 months and 6 days, meaning he had been fighting on average every 1 year, 1 month and 6 days. In those fights, he fought a total of 50 rounds, meaning that they had lasted 10 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 Canelo Alvarez made his way into the ring at 3/50 (-1700) with oddsmakers.
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