Canelo Álvarez Record & Stats

What is Canelo Álvarez' Record?

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Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Jul 18, 1990
Oct 29, 2005
Title Fights
39 (60.9%)
173 cm
179 cm
Ape Index
6 cm
Last Fight
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      Saúl Álvarez (Canelo) is a 33-year old Mexican professional boxer. He was born in Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico on July 18, 1990. Canelo made his professional boxing debut at the age of 15, on October 29, 2005. He is a four-weight-class world champion.

      Canelo Álvarez Record

      17 years and 11 months into his professional boxing career, Canelo Álvarez has fought 64 times with 60 wins, 2 losses, and 2 draws. As of October 2023, Canelo's boxing record stands at 60-2-2 (39 KO wins).

      Following is a tabular list of Canelo's fights. For a list with more details — like opponent record, opponent stats, including videos, and his next fight — refer to "All of Canelo Álvarez' fights".

      Total Fights64
      KO Wins39
      Total Title Wins17
      Title Defenses14
      Title-Fight KO Wins11
      Losses via KO0
      64Sep 30, 202333Jermell CharloWin *UD
      63May 6, 202332John RyderWin *UD
      62Sep 17, 202232Gennady GolovkinWin *UD
      61May 7, 202231Dmitry BivolLoss *UD
      60Nov 6, 202131Caleb PlantWin *TKO11
      59May 8, 202130Billy Joe SaundersWin *RTD8
      58Feb 27, 202130Avni YıldırımWin *RTD3
      57Dec 19, 202030Callum SmithWin *UD
      56Nov 2, 201929Sergey KovalevWin *KO11
      55May 4, 201928Daniel JacobsWin *UD
      54Dec 15, 201828Rocky FieldingWin *TKO3
      53Sep 15, 201828Gennady GolovkinWin *MD
      52Sep 16, 201727Gennady GolovkinDraw *SD
      51May 6, 201726Julio César Chávez Jr.WinUD
      50Sep 17, 201626Liam SmithWin *KO9
      49May 7, 201625Amir KhanWin *KO6
      48Nov 21, 201525Miguel CottoWin *UD
      47May 9, 201524James KirklandWinKO3
      46Jul 12, 201423Erislandy LaraWinSD
      45Mar 8, 201423Alfredo AnguloWinTKO10
      44Sep 14, 201323Floyd Mayweather Jr.Loss *MD
      43Apr 20, 201322Austin TroutWin *UD
      42Sep 15, 201222Josesito LópezWin *TKO5
      41May 5, 201221Shane MosleyWin *UD
      40Nov 26, 201121Kermit CintrónWin *TKO5
      39Sep 17, 201121Alfonso GómezWin *TKO6
      38Jun 18, 201120Ryan RhodesWin *TKO12
      37Mar 5, 201120Matthew HattonWin *UD
      36Dec 4, 201020Lovemore N'douWinUD
      35Sep 18, 201020Carlos BaldomirWinKO6
      34Jul 10, 201019Luciano Leonel CuelloWinTKO6
      33May 1, 201019José CottoWinTKO9
      32Mar 6, 201019Brian CamechisWinKO3
      31Dec 5, 200919Lanardo TynerWinUD
      30Sep 15, 200919Carlos HerreraWinTKO1
      29Aug 8, 200919Marat KhuzeevWinKO2
      28Jun 6, 200918Jefferson GonçaloWinKO9
      27Apr 11, 200918Michel RosalesWinTKO10
      26Feb 21, 200918Euri GonzálezWinTKO11
      25Jan 17, 200918Antonio FitchWinTKO1
      24Dec 5, 200818Raúl PinzónWinTKO1
      23Oct 24, 200818Larry MosleyWinUD
      22Aug 2, 200818Carlos Adán JerezWinUD
      21Jun 28, 200817Miguel VázquezWinUD
      20Jun 6, 200817Francisco VillanuevaWinSD
      19Apr 18, 200817Gabriel MartinezWinRTD11
      18Mar 14, 200817Francisco VillanuevaWinTKO9
      17Feb 22, 200817Axel Rodrigo SolisWinKO1
      16Dec 15, 200717Sean HolleyWinTKO2
      15Aug 31, 200717Ricardo CanoWinUD
      14Aug 18, 200717Christian SolanoWinUD
      13Jun 1, 200716Jesus HernandezWinTKO2
      12May 19, 200716Víctor MarquezWinKO4
      11Mar 30, 200716Ivan IllescasWinKO4
      10Mar 2, 200716Javier MartinezWinTKO8
      9Dec 8, 200616Daniel MartinezWinKO2
      8Sep 29, 200616Francisco VillanuevaWinKO5
      7Sep 15, 200616Cristian HernandezWinKO2
      6Jul 21, 200616Juan HernandezWinKO2
      5Jun 17, 200615Jorge JuarezDrawSD
      4Feb 10, 200615Pedro LopezWinKO1
      3Jan 20, 200615Miguel VázquezWinSD
      2Nov 26, 200515Pablo AlvaradoWinKO2
      1Oct 29, 200515Abraham GonzalezWinTKO4

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      World Titles

      Canelo is a four-weight-division world champion. He has held 17 world titles, five of which were vacant title wins, and the rest 12 were lineal championship wins.

      Weight DivisionWorld Titles Held
      Super-middleweightWBA 2x, WBC, IBF, WBO, The Ring
      MiddleweightWBA, WBC 2x, IBF, The Ring 2x
      Super-welterweightWBA, WBC, WBO, The Ring


      Canelo Álvarez is 173 cm tall (5' 8.11") with a reach of 179 cm (5' 10.47"). He fights out of the orthodox stance and presents an ape-index of 6 cm (2.36").

      Canelo has a 60.9% KO rate. Of his total 39 KO wins, 19 were in the early rounds, nine in the mid rounds, and 11 in the later rounds. He has five first-round KO wins.

      Career Summary

      Canelo Álvarez made his professional boxing debut against Abraham Gonzalez at the age of 15 on October 29, 2005, defeating Gonzalez via 4th round TKO. He went on to win 3 more consecutive fights after the debut, which included 2 wins via stoppage.

      Canelo had his first world title fight at the age of 20 on March 5, 2011 after 36 professional fights, against Matthew Hatton for the super-welterweight WBC (vacant) title. He defeated Hatton via 12 round unanimous decision to become the super-welterweight champion of the world.

      He is a one-time undisputed super-middleweight world champion, and a five-time unified world champion — at super-middleweight (2x), middleweight (2x), and super-welterweight, and has won 17 world titles at four weight classes. For all the details about Canelo's world title wins and defenses refer to "Canelo Álvarez World Titles".

      Some of Canelo's best fights and notable victories include wins over two Hall-of-Famers (Miguel Cotto and Shane Mosley), Gennady Golovkin, Jermell Charlo, Sergey Kovalev, Daniel Jacobs, Rocky Fielding, and Callum Smith.

      Canelo has had a total of two losses in his professional boxing career so far.

      His most recent fight was a super-middleweight undisputed championship title defense against American boxer Jermell Charlo on September 30, 2023. Canelo won the fight via 12 round unanimous decision, and successfully defended his undisputed title. It's been 3 days since this fight.

      Career Highlights

      Canelo has fought a total of 64 times till today, which includes 24 world-title fights at four weight divisions — super-middleweight, light-heavyweight, middleweight, and super-welterweight. He is among the very best of his generation and is one of the pound-for-pound best boxers of all time. These 13 fights are the highlight of his career.

      • March 5, 2011: Canelo wins his first world title by defeating Matthew Hatton via 12 round unanimous decision. He is now the WBC super-welterweight world champion.

      • April 20, 2013: Canelo becomes a unified super-welterweight world champion by beating Austin Trout via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBC, WBA (Unified), and The Ring super-welterweight world-champion belts.

      • November 21, 2015: Canelo wins the WBC and The Ring middleweight titles from Miguel Cotto, by beating Cotto via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 17, 2016: Canelo wins the WBO super-welterweight title from Liam Smith, by beating Smith via 9th round KO.

      • September 15, 2018: Canelo becomes a unified middleweight world champion by beating Gennady Golovkin via 12 round majority decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring middleweight world-champion belts.

      • December 15, 2018: Canelo wins the WBA (Regular) super-middleweight title from Rocky Fielding, by beating Fielding via 3rd round TKO.

      • May 4, 2019: Canelo becomes a unified middleweight world champion by beating Daniel Jacobs via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring, and IBF middleweight world-champion belts.

      • November 2, 2019: Canelo wins the WBO light-heavyweight title from Sergey Kovalev, by beating Kovalev via 11th round KO.

      • December 19, 2020: Canelo becomes a unified super-middleweight world champion by beating Callum Smith via 12 round unanimous decision. He now holds the WBA (Super), WBC , and The Ring super-middleweight world-champion belts.

      • May 8, 2021: Canelo becomes a unified super-middleweight world champion by beating Billy Joe Saunders via 8th round RTD. He now holds the WBA (Super), WBC, The Ring, and WBO super-middleweight world-champion belts.

      • November 6, 2021: Canelo becomes the undisputed super-middleweight world champion by defeating Caleb Plant via 11th round TKO. He now holds the WBA (Super), WBC, WBO, The Ring, and IBF super-middleweight world-champion belts.

      • September 17, 2022: Canelo successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring super-middleweight titles against Gennady Golovkin, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.

      • September 30, 2023: Canelo successfully defends the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF, WBO, and The Ring super-middleweight titles against Jermell Charlo, winning the fight via 12 round unanimous decision.


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      Fight Recommendations

      If you are interested in Canelo's boxing career, you should definitely check out the following fights.

      1. Canelo Álvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin via 12-round unanimous decision in their 3rd fight
      2. Canelo Álvarez defeats Miguel Cotto via 12-round unanimous decision
      3. Canelo Álvarez defeats Gennady Golovkin via 12-round majority decision in their 2nd fight
      4. Canelo Álvarez defeats Jermell Charlo via 12-round unanimous decision
      5. Canelo Álvarez defeats Sergey Kovalev via 11th round KO
      6. Canelo Álvarez defeats Daniel Jacobs via 12-round unanimous decision
      7. Canelo Álvarez defeats Rocky Fielding via 3rd round TKO
      8. Canelo Álvarez defeats Callum Smith via 12-round unanimous decision
      9. Canelo Álvarez defeats Billy Joe Saunders via 8th round RTD
      10. Canelo Álvarez defeats Liam Smith via 9th round KO
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