• Sat, Feb 27, 2021
Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim

On Saturday, February 27 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, USA Saul «Canelo» Alvarez will meet Avni «Mr Robot» Yildirim for WBC, WBA (Super) and The Ring titles in a 12-round super middleweight bout.

Saul Alvarez
Saul Alvarez
Canelo
Avni Yildirim
Avni Yildirim
Mr Robot
Country MexicoMexico
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
TurkeyTurkey
Istanbul, Turkey
Age 30 age 29 age
Pro 15 years 6 years
Height 5′ 8″ (173 cm) 5′ 11½″ (182 cm)
Reach 70½″ (179 cm) 70″ (178 cm)
Division super middleweight
(168 lbs / 76,2 kg)
super middleweight
(168 lbs / 76,2 kg)
Stance

orthodox

orthodox
Titles
WBC (Franchise), The Ring (middleweight); WBC, WBA (Super), The Ring (super middleweight)
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Record 54 - 1 - 2
(36 KOs)
21 - 2 - 0
(12 KOs)
KOs 66% 57%
Inactive 70 days 735 days
Advant.
Saul Alvarez won by RTD (video).

Date and Time

The fight night will begin on Saturday, February 27 at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Arena

The fight will be held at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, USA.

On which TV channel can I watch the live broadcast of the fight Saul Alvarez versus Avni Yildirim?

  • DAZN USA

Alvarez vs. Yildirim Full Fight Highlights

Alvarez vs. Yildirim Fight Promo

Who is fighting on the undercard on Saturday, February 27?

Division Fighter №1 Fighter №2 Notes
super middleweight (168 lbs)Saul AlvarezAvni YildirimFor WBC World, WBA (Super) World, The Ring tit.
flyweight (112 lbs)Julio Cesar MartinezMcWilliams Arroyopostponed
heavyweight (200+ lbs)Zhilei ZhangJerry Forrest
super middleweight (168 lbs)Diego PachecoRodolfo Gomez Jr
super middleweight (168 lbs)Alexis EspinoAshton Sykes
super featherweight (130 lbs)Marc CastroRaul Corona
super lightweight (140 lbs)Aaron AponteHarry Gigliotti
lightweight (135 lbs)Keyshawn DavisLester Brown
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 December 19, 2020 against Callum SmithCallum Smith.
Alvarez won by unanimous decision (UD).

Saul Alvarez vs. Callum Smith 

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.

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 57
  • Wins: 54
  • Wins by KO: 36
  • 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
2021-02-27 Avni Yildirim Win
RTD
WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
2020-12-19 Callum Smith Win
UD
vacant WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
2019-11-02 Sergey Kovalev Win
KO
WBO World Light Heavyweight Title
2019-05-04 Daniel Jacobs Win
UD
WBC World Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Middleweight Title
IBF World Middleweight Title
2018-12-15 Rocky Fielding Win
TKO
WBA World Super Middleweight Title
2018-09-15 Gennadiy Golovkin Win
MD
WBC World Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Middleweight Title
IBO World Middleweight Title
2017-09-16 Gennadiy Golovkin 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 Win
UD
2016-09-17 Liam Smith Win
KO
WBO World Super Welterweight Title
2016-05-07 Amir Khan Win
KO
WBC World Middleweight Title
2015-11-21 Miguel Cotto Win
UD
vacant WBC World Middleweight Title
vacant WBC Diamond Middleweight Title
2015-05-09 James Kirkland Win
KO
2014-07-12 Erislandy Lara Win
SD
2014-03-08 Alfredo Angulo Win
TKO
2013-09-14 Floyd Mayweather Jr Loss
MD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
WBA Super World Super Welterweight Title
2013-04-20 Austin Trout Win
UD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
WBA World Super Welterweight Title
2012-09-15 Josesito Lopez Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2012-05-05 Shane Mosley Win
UD
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-11-26 Kermit Cintron Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-09-17 Alfonso Gomez Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-06-18 Ryan Rhodes Win
TKO
WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2011-03-05 Matthew Hatton Win
UD
vacant WBC World Super Welterweight Title
2010-12-04 Lovemore Ndou Win
UD
WBC Silver Super Welterweight Title
2010-09-18 Carlos Manuel Baldomir Win
KO
WBC Silver Super Welterweight Title
2010-07-10 Luciano Leonel Cuello Win
TKO
vacant WBC Silver Super Welterweight Title
2010-05-01 Jose Miguel Cotto Win
TKO
2010-03-06 Brian Camechis Win
KO
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-12-05 Lanardo Tyner Win
UD
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-09-15 Carlos Leonardo Herrera Win
TKO
WBC Youth World Welterweight Title
2009-08-08 Marat Khuzeev Win
KO
vacant WBC Youth World Welterweight Title
2009-06-06 Jeferson Luis Goncalo Win
KO
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-04-11 Michel Rosales Win
TKO
NABF Welterweight Title
2009-02-21 Euri Gonzalez Win
TKO
NABF Welterweight Title
WBO Latino Welterweight Title
2009-01-17 Luis Antonio Fitch Win
TKO
vacant NABF Welterweight Title
2008-12-05 Raul Pinzon Win
TKO
WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title
2008-10-24 Larry Mosley Win
UD
2008-08-02 Carlos Adan Jerez Win
UD
WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title
2008-06-28 Miguel Vazquez Win
UD
2008-06-06 Francisco Villanueva Win
SD
2008-04-18 Gabriel Martinez Win
RTD
WBA Fedecentro Welterweight Title
2008-03-14 Francisco Villanueva Win
TKO
2008-02-22 Axel Rodrigo Solis Win
KO
2007-12-15 Sean Holley Win
TKO
2007-08-31 Ricardo Cano Win
UD
2007-08-18 Christian Solano Win
UD
2007-06-01 Jesus Abel Hernandez Win
TKO
2007-05-19 Victor Emilio Marquez Win
KO
2007-03-30 Ivan Illescas Win
KO
2007-03-02 Javier Martinez Win
TKO
2006-12-08 Daniel Martinez Win
KO
2006-09-29 Francisco Villanueva Win
KO
2006-09-15 Cristian Hernandez Win
KO
2006-07-21 Juan Hernandez Win
KO
2006-06-17 Jorge Juarez Draw
SD
2006-02-10 Pedro Lopez Win
KO
2006-01-20 Miguel Vazquez Win
SD
2005-11-26 Pablo Alvarado Win
KO
2005-10-29 Abraham Gonzalez Win
TKO

All Saul Alvarez's losses

Who all beat Saul Alvarez?

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

Saul «Canelo» Alvarez Highlights

Avni «Mr Robot» Yildirim

Avni «Mr Robot» Yildirim

Avni Yildirim is a Turkish boxer.
As a professional athlete, Yildirim has been performing for 6 years.

Avni was born in Istanbul, Turkey, on August 5, 1991.
He currently resides in Istanbul, Turkey.

Last fight

The last fight of Avni Yildirim took place on February 23, 2019 against Anthony DirrellAnthony Dirrell.
Yildirim lost by technical decision (TD).

Boxing record

  • Total fights: 23
  • Wins: 21
  • Wins by KO: 12
  • Wins by dec: 9
  • Losses: 2
  • Losses by KO: 1
  • Losses by dec: 1
  • Draws: 0

Professional career

How many fights did Avni Yildirim have?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-02-27 Saul Alvarez Loss
RTD
WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
2019-02-23 Anthony Dirrell Loss
TD
vacant WBC World Super Middleweight Title
2018-09-15 Lolenga Mock Win
MD
WBC International Super Middleweight Title
2018-07-14 Jose Antonio Rodriguez Silvencia Win
RTD
2018-05-12 Ryan Ford Win
UD
WBC International Super Middleweight Title
2018-03-03 Derek Edwards Win
UD
WBC International Super Middleweight Title
2017-12-16 Attila Korda Win
TKO
2017-10-07 Chris Eubank Jr Loss
KO
IBO World Super Middleweight Title
2017-05-13 Marco Antonio Periban Win
UD
vacant WBC International Super Middleweight Title
2017-02-18 Aliaksandr Sushchyts Win
KO
WBC International Silver Super Middleweight Title
2016-11-05 Schiller Hyppolite Win
TKO
vacant WBC International Silver Super Middleweight Title
2016-08-27 Aaron Pryor Jr Win
UD
2016-07-23 Timur Nikarkhoev Win
TKO
2016-05-23 Zoltan Sera Win
TKO
2016-05-06 Jackson Dos Santos Win
KO
WBC International Silver Light Heavyweight Title
2016-02-26 Walter Gabriel Sequeira Win
UD
WBC International Silver Light Heavyweight Title
2015-12-18 Janne Forsman Win
KO
WBC International Silver Light Heavyweight Title
2015-10-11 Bernard Donfack Win
UD
WBC International Silver Light Heavyweight Title
2015-08-15 Glen Johnson Win
UD
vacant WBC International Silver Light Heavyweight Title
2015-06-16 Steve Kroekel Win
TKO
2015-04-30 George Aduashvili Win
TKO
2015-02-27 Giorgi Beroshvili Win
TKO
vacant WBC Youth Intercontinental Light Heavyweight Title
2015-02-14 Aleksandar Jankovic Win
TKO
2014-03-22 Davit Ribakoni Win
PTS

All Avni Yildirim's losses

Who all beat Avni Yildirim?

Date Opponent Result Notes
2021-02-27 Saul Alvarez Loss
RTD
WBC World Super Middleweight Title
WBA Super World Super Middleweight Title
2019-02-23 Anthony Dirrell Loss
TD
vacant WBC World Super Middleweight Title
2017-10-07 Chris Eubank Jr Loss
KO
IBO World Super Middleweight Title

Avni «Mr Robot» Yildirim Highlights

Latest Odds

  • Alvarez to win: 1/9
  • Yildirim to win: 6/1
  • Draw: 22/1

Prediction

Sergey Loktev
Who will win: Alvarez or Yildirim?

Alvarez and Yildirim are boxers who play in different leagues.
Saul Alvarez will win by technical knockout.

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