• Sat, May 8, 2021
Saul Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders

On Saturday, May 8 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, USA Saul «Canelo» Alvarez will meet Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders for WBC, WBC «Mestizo», WBA (Super), WBO and The Ring titles in a 12-round super middleweight bout.

Saul Alvarez
Saul Alvarez
Canelo
Billy Joe Saunders
Billy Joe Saunders
Superb
Country MexicoMexico
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
United KingdomUnited Kingdom
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Age 30 years 31 years
Pro 15 years 12 years
Height 5′ 8″ (173 cm) 5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Reach 70½″ (179 cm) -
Division super middleweight
(168 lbs / 76,2 kg)
super middleweight
(168 lbs / 76,2 kg)
Stance

orthodox

southpaw
Titles
WBC (Franchise) (middleweight); WBC, WBA (Super), The Ring (super middleweight)

WBO (super middleweight)
Record 55 - 1 - 2
(37 KOs)
30 - 0 - 0
(14 KOs)
KOs 67% 46%
Inactive 70 days 155 days
Advant.
Saul Alvarez won by RTD (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, May 8 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, USA.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Saul Alvarez versus Billy Joe Saunders?

  • DAZN USA
  • Sky Sports

Alvarez vs. Saunders Full Fight Highlights

Alvarez vs. Saunders Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, May 8?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
super middleweight (168 lbs)Saul AlvarezBilly Joe SaundersFor WBC World, WBC «Mestizo», WBA (Super) World, WBO World, The Ring tit.
WBC «Mestizo» belt
featherweight (126 lbs)Kid GalahadJames DickensFor vacant IBF World tit.
light flyweight (108 lbs)Elwin SotoKatsunari TakayamaFor WBO World tit.
super welterweight (154 lbs)Kieron ConwaySouleymane Cissokho
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Frank SanchezNagy Aguilera
lightweight (135 lbs)Keyshawn DavisJ. Quinonez
welterweight (147 lbs)Kelvin DavisJan Maršálek
Saul «Canelo» Alvarez

Saul «Canelo» Alvarez

Saul Alvarez is a Mexican boxer.
As a professional athlete, Alvarez has been performing for 15 years.

Saul was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, on July 18, 1990.
He currently resides in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Info

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

Last fight

The last fight of Saul Alvarez took place on February 27, 2021 against Avni YildirimAvni Yildirim.
Alvarez won by RTD.

Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim 

Saul Alvarez's last fight

First world title

On March 5, 2011 Saul Alvarez became the WBC super welterweight champion in a fight for the vacant title.

WBC World champion Saul Alvarez

WBC World champion Saul Alvarez

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 58
  • Wins: 55
  • Wins by KO: 37
  • Wins by dec: 18
  • Losses: 1
  • Losses by KO: 0
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 2

Professional career

How many fights did Saul Alvarez have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-05-08 Billy Joe Saunders
(30 - 0 - 0)
Win
RTD
WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
WBO World Super Middleweight Title
2021-02-27 Avni Yildirim
(21 - 2 - 0)
Win
RTD
WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
2020-12-19 Callum Smith
(27 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
vacant WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
2019-11-02 Sergey Kovalev
(34 - 3 - 1)
Win
KO
WBO World Light Heavyweight Title
2019-05-04 Daniel Jacobs
(35 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
WBC World Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Middleweight Title
IBF World Middleweight Title
2018-12-15 Rocky Fielding
(27 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA World Super Middleweight Title
2018-09-15 Gennadiy Golovkin
(38 - 0 - 1)
Win
MD
WBC World Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Middleweight Title
IBO World Middleweight Title
2017-09-16 Gennadiy Golovkin
(37 - 0 - 0)
Draw
SD
WBC World Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Middleweight Title
IBF World Middleweight Title
IBO World Middleweight Title
2017-05-06 Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
(50 - 2 - 1)
Win
UD
2016-09-17 Liam Smith
(23 - 0 - 1)
Win
KO
WBO World Super Welterweight Title
2016-05-07 Amir Khan
(31 - 3 - 0)
Win
KO
WBC World Middleweight Title
2015-11-21 Miguel Cotto
(40 - 4 - 0)
Win
UD
vacant WBC World Middleweight Title
vacant WBC Diamond Middleweight Title
2015-05-09 James Kirkland
(32 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2014-07-12 Erislandy Lara
(19 - 1 - 2)
Win
SD
2014-03-08 Alfredo Angulo
(22 - 3 - 0)
Win
TKO
2013-09-14 Floyd Mayweather Jr
(44 - 0 - 0)
Loss
MD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
WBA Super World Super Welterweight Title
2013-04-20 Austin Trout
(26 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
WBA World Super Welterweight Title
2012-09-15 Josesito Lopez
(30 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2012-05-05 Shane Mosley
(46 - 7 - 1)
Win
UD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-11-26 Kermit Cintron
(33 - 4 - 1)
Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-09-17 Alfonso Gomez
(23 - 4 - 2)
Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-06-18 Ryan Rhodes
(45 - 4 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-03-05 Matthew Hatton
(41 - 4 - 2)
Win
UD
vacant WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2010-12-04 Lovemore Ndou
(48 - 11 - 2)
Win
UD
WBC Silver Super Welterweight Title
2010-09-18 Carlos Manuel Baldomir
(45 - 12 - 6)
Win
KO
WBC Silver Super Welterweight Title
2010-07-10 Luciano Leonel Cuello
(26 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant WBC Silver Super Welterweight Title
2010-05-01 Jose Miguel Cotto
(31 - 1 - 1)
Win
TKO
2010-03-06 Brian Camechis
(19 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-12-05 Lanardo Tyner
(21 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-09-15 Carlos Leonardo Herrera
(21 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBC Youth World Welterweight Title
2009-08-08 Marat Khuzeev
(18 - 4 - 1)
Win
KO
vacant WBC Youth World Welterweight Title
2009-06-06 Jeferson Luis Goncalo
(19 - 3 - 3)
Win
KO
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-04-11 Michel Rosales
(23 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-02-21 Euri Gonzalez
(17 - 0 - 1)
Win
TKO
NABF Welterweight Title
WBO Latino Welterweight Title
2009-01-17 Luis Antonio Fitch
(12 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant NABF Welterweight Title
2008-12-05 Raul Pinzon
(16 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title
2008-10-24 Larry Mosley
(15 - 2 - 2)
Win
UD
2008-08-02 Carlos Adan Jerez
(27 - 9 - 3)
Win
UD
WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title
2008-06-28 Miguel Vazquez
(21 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
2008-06-06 Francisco Villanueva
(5 - 17 - 2)
Win
SD
2008-04-18 Gabriel Martinez
(17 - 0 - 1)
Win
RTD
WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title
2008-03-14 Francisco Villanueva
(4 - 14 - 2)
Win
TKO
2008-02-22 Axel Rodrigo Solis
(3 - 7 - 2)
Win
KO
2007-12-15 Sean Holley
(8 - 21 - 2)
Win
TKO
2007-08-31 Ricardo Cano
(13 - 4 - 3)
Win
UD
2007-08-18 Christian Solano
(22 - 9 - 3)
Win
UD
2007-06-01 Jesus Abel Hernandez
(14 - 4 - 1)
Win
TKO
2007-05-19 Victor Emilio Marquez
(2 - 6 - 0)
Win
KO
2007-03-30 Ivan Illescas
(4 - 5 - 0)
Win
KO
2007-03-02 Javier Martinez
(debut)
Win
TKO
2006-12-08 Daniel Martinez
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2006-09-29 Francisco Villanueva
(4 - 5 - 0)
Win
KO
2006-09-15 Cristian Hernandez
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2006-07-21 Juan Hernandez
(2 - 2 - 0)
Win
KO
2006-06-17 Jorge Juarez
(3 - 5 - 0)
Draw
SD
2006-02-10 Pedro Lopez
(0 - 0 - 1)
Win
KO
2006-01-20 Miguel Vazquez
(debut)
Win
SD
2005-11-26 Pablo Alvarado
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
KO
2005-10-29 Abraham Gonzalez
(0 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO

All Saul Alvarez's losses

Who all beat Saul Alvarez?

Saul Alvarez's defeat

Saul Alvarez's defeat

Date Opponent Result Notes
2013-09-14 Floyd Mayweather Jr
(44 - 0 - 0)
Loss
MD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
WBA Super World Super Welterweight Title

Saul «Canelo» Alvarez Highlights

Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders

Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders

Billy Joe Saunders is a British boxer.
As a professional athlete, Saunders has been performing for 12 years and remains undefeated.

Billy Joe was born in Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom, on August 30, 1989.
He currently resides in Hatfield, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.

Last fight

The last fight of Billy Joe Saunders took place on December 4, 2020 against Martin MurrayMartin Murray.
Saunders won by unanimous decision (UD).

Billy Joe Saunders vs. Martin Murray 

Billy Joe Saunders's last fight

First world title

On December 19, 2015 Billy Joe Saunders became the WBO middleweight champion.
The Briton defeated world champion Andy Lee.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 30
  • Wins: 30
  • Wins by KO: 14
  • Wins by dec: 16
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Billy Joe Saunders have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-05-08 Saul Alvarez
(55 - 1 - 2)
Loss
RTD
WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
WBO World Super Middleweight Title
2020-12-04 Martin Murray
(39 - 5 - 1)
Win
UD
WBO World Super Middleweight Title
2019-11-09 Marcelo Esteban Coceres
(28 - 0 - 1)
Win
KO
WBO World Super Middleweight Title
2019-05-18 Shefat Isufi
(27 - 3 - 2)
Win
UD
vacant WBO World Super Middleweight Title
2018-12-22 Charles Adamu
(32 - 13 - 0)
Win
RTD
2017-12-16 David Lemieux
(38 - 3 - 0)
Win
UD
WBO World Middleweight Title
2017-09-16 Willie Monroe Jr
(21 - 2 - 0)
Win
UD
WBO World Middleweight Title
2016-12-03 Artur Akavov
(16 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
WBO World Middleweight Title
2015-12-19 Andy Lee
(34 - 2 - 1)
Win
MD
WBO World Middleweight Title
2015-07-24 Yoann Bloyer
(17 - 27 - 2)
Win
TKO
2014-11-29 Chris Eubank Jr
(18 - 0 - 0)
Win
SD
EBU European Middleweight Title
Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
BBBofC British Middleweight Title
2014-07-26 Emanuele Blandamura
(22 - 0 - 0)
Win
KO
vacant EBU European Middleweight Title
2013-09-21 John Ryder
(15 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
BBBofC British Middleweight Title
2013-07-20 Gary O'Sullivan
(16 - 0 - 0)
Win
UD
vacant WBO International Middleweight Title
2013-03-21 Matthew Hall
(25 - 6 - 0)
Win
UD
Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
BBBofC British Middleweight Title
2012-12-15 Nick Blackwell
(12 - 1 - 0)
Win
UD
Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
vacant BBBofC British Middleweight Title
2012-09-14 Jarrod Fletcher
(12 - 0 - 0)
Win
TKO
Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
2012-06-01 Bradley Pryce
(33 - 10 - 0)
Win
UD
Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
2012-04-28 Tony Hill
(8 - 2 - 0)
Win
TKO
vacant Commonwealth (British Empire) Middleweight Title
2011-12-14 Tommy Tolan
(4 - 7 - 0)
Win
TKO
2011-11-05 Gary Boulden
(5 - 2 - 2)
Win
PTS
BBBofC Southern Area Middleweight Title
2011-10-15 Norbert Szekeres
(9 - 7 - 3)
Win
TKO
2011-05-21 Kevin Hammond
(8 - 6 - 1)
Win
TKO
2011-04-02 Turgay Uzun
(35 - 15 - 2)
Win
RTD
2010-12-11 Tony Randell
(11 - 23 - 2)
Win
TKO
2010-05-15 Andy Butlin
(6 - 3 - 1)
Win
PTS
2009-12-05 Lee Noble
(11 - 12 - 0)
Win
PTS
2009-10-09 Alex Spitko
(6 - 15 - 0)
Win
PTS
2009-07-18 Matt Scriven
(13 - 52 - 0)
Win
TKO
2009-05-15 Ronny Gabel
(2 - 1 - 0)
Win
TKO
2009-02-28 Attila Molnar
(12 - 12 - 6)
Win
TKO

All Billy Joe Saunders's losses

Billy Joe Saunders remains undefeated as a professional.

Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Alvarez to win: 1/5
  • Saunders to win: 7/2
  • Draw: 25/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Alvarez or Saunders?

Alvarez and Saunders are worthy opponents.
It is difficult to predict which of the boxers will win.

Nevertheless, I think that Saul Alvarez will win by unanimous decision.

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sports editor

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