• Sat, May 2, 2020
Saul Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders

 Note

The fight is postponed due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus.

On Saturday, May 2 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, USA Saul «Canelo» Alvarez will meet Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders for WBO and WBA (Regular) 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 29 age 30 age
Height 5′ 8″ (173 cm) 5′ 11″ (180 cm)
Reach 70½″ (179 cm) -
Division middleweight
(160 lbs / 72,57 kg)
super middleweight
(168 lbs / 76,2 kg)
Stance orthodox southpaw
Titles
WBC (Franchise), WBA (Super), The Ring (middleweight), WBA (Regular) (super middleweight)

WBO (super middleweight)
Record 53 - 1 - 2
(36 KOs)
29 - 0 - 0
(14 KOs)
KO% 67% 48%
Advant.

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, May 2 at 6 p.m..

Arena

The professional boxing match will be held at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Alvarez vs. Saunders 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).

Biography

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

Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders

Billy Joe «Superb» Saunders

Billy Joe Saunders is a British professional boxer.

Saunders remains undefeated as a professional.

The last fight of Billy Joe Saunders took place on November 9, 2019 against Marcelo Esteban CoceresMarcelo Esteban Coceres.
Saunders won by knockout (KO).

Professional boxing record

  • Total fights: 29
  • Wins: 29
  • Wins by KO: 14
  • Losses: 0
  • Draws: 0

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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