Canelo vs. Saunders: Prediction, Odds, Date, Stats

In a unification world title fight, Canelo Álvarez (Canelo) and Billy Joe Saunders (Superb) put their super-middleweight belts on the line. Canelo brings the WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring belts. Saunders brings the WBO belt. Let's take a look at the stats, odds of winning, and the prediction for this fight.

30
Oct 29, 2005
55-1-2
417
37 (63.8%)
173 cm
179 cm
6 cm
Orthodox
Feb 27, 2021
70 days
6
Age
Debut
Record
Rounds
KOs
Height
Reach
Ape Index
Stance
Last Fight
Lay Off
Win Streak
31
Feb 28, 2009
30-0
214
14 (46.7%)
180 cm
180 cm
0 cm
Southpaw
Dec 4, 2020
155 days
30
WBAWBCIBFWBOTheRing
lHV
w1
d0
sMD
w2
d1
sMD
w1
d1
sMD
w1
d1
MD
w1
d1
MD
w2
d2
MD
w1
d0
MD
w2
d3
sWL
w1
d0
sWL
w1
d6
sWL
w1
d0
sWL
w1
d0
WBO
sMD
w1
d2
MD
w1
d3
super-middleweight
Saturday, 8 May 2021
AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, U.S.
v0.1.5-beta 2023-06-09
Canelo vs. Saunders

Date

This fight between Canelo Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders took place on at the AT&T Stadium, Arlington, Texas, US.

Tale of the Tape

At 180 cm, Billy Joe Saunders is the taller of the two by 7 cms; Canelo Álvarez is 173 cm. Besides being the taller fighter, with a reach of 180 cm, Saunders also has reach advantage of 1 cm over Canelo's 179 cm. Canelo has a 6 cm ape index advantage over Saunders.

Canelo is coming in to this fight with a record of 55-1-2 (37 KOs). His last fight was 2 months and 11 days ago against Avni Yıldırım, which he won via 3rd round RTD.

Avni Yıldırım's boxing career

Saunders comes in with an undefeated record of 30-0 (14 KOs). His last fight was 5 months and 4 days ago against Martin Murray, which he won via 12 round unanimous decision.

Martin Murray's boxing career

Canelo Álvarez fights out of the orthodox stance, while Billy Joe Saunders fights out of the southpaw stance.

On the day of the fight, Canelo will be 30 years and 9 months old. Saunders will be 31 years and 8 months old.

Prediction and Odds

[ Early Beta ]

After considering the both the fighters' stats and their performance patterns, the winning odds is calculated to be at 68-32 in favor of Canelo Álvarez. Here is the prediction for Canelo vs Saunders.

Canelo Álvarez should win this fight. It is going to be very hard for Billy Joe Saunders to win this one.

Result

Canelo Álvarez defeated Billy Joe Saunders via 8th round RTD. Saunders' undefeated record of 30 wins comes to an end, and Canelo advances his win streak to 7. Canelo is now 56-1-2, and Saunders 30-1.

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