• Sun, May 24, 2020
Saul Alvarez vs. Ryota Murata


The fight will not take place.

On Sunday, May 24 at the Super Arena in Saitama, Japan Saul «Canelo» Alvarez will meet Ryota Murata for WBA (Super) and The Ring titles in a 12-round middleweight bout.

Saul Alvarez
Saul Alvarez
Ryota Murata
Ryota Murata
Country MexicoMexico
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Nara, Nara, Japan
Age 29 age 34 age
Height 5′ 8″ (173 cm) 6′ 0″ (183 cm)
Reach 70½″ (179 cm) 72½″ (184 cm)
Division middleweight
(160 lbs / 72,57 kg)
(160 lbs / 72,57 kg)
Stance orthodox orthodox
WBC (Franchise), WBA (Super), The Ring (middleweight), WBA (Regular) (super middleweight)

WBA (Regular) (middleweight)
Record 53 - 1 - 2
(36 KOs)
16 - 2 - 0
(13 KOs)
KO% 67% 81%

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Sunday, May 24 at 2 p.m..


The professional boxing match will be held at the Super Arena in Saitama, Japan.

Alvarez vs. Murata Video Preview

Saul «Canelo» Alvarez

Saul «Canelo» Alvarez

Saul Alvarez is a Mexican professional boxer.

The last fight of Saul Alvarez took place on November 2, 2019 against Sergey KovalevSergey Kovalev.
Alvarez won by knockout (KO).

First defeat

Saul Alvarez has only one defeat in his professional career.
On September 14, 2013 in the fight against Floyd Mayweather Jr he lost by majority decision (MD).


There are eight children in the Alvarez family: seven boys and one girl.
Growing up on his family's farm, where Saul rode horses with his brothers and sister. He loves riding still.

All brothers engaged in boxing. Three of them, Ramón, Ricardo and Rigoberto, became professional boxers, and Rigoberto Alvarez is former Interim WBA world champion.

Saul started boxing at the age of 13.
At the age of 15 he made his debut in professional boxing.

Saul's nickname "Canelo" is translated from Spanish as "cinnamon", which is a common nickname for people with red hair.

Saul was engaged to Mexican sports reporter Marisol González.
He has one daughter with a former girlfriend.

Canelo and his daughter

Canelo and his daughter

Professional boxing record

  • Total fights: 56
  • Wins: 53
  • Wins by KO: 36
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Draws: 2

Saul «Canelo» Alvarez Highlights

Ryota Murata

Ryota Murata

Ryota Murata is a Japanese professional boxer.

The last fight of Ryota Murata took place on December 23, 2019 against Steven Butler.
Murata won by technical knockout (TKO).

Professional boxing record

  • Total fights: 18
  • Wins: 16
  • Wins by KO: 13
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Draws: 0

Ryota Murata Highlights