Canelo v Fielding: Tale of the tape

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez takes his first step into the super middleweight division this week to challenge WBA 'regular' champion Rocky Fielding.

Canelo has proven himself at middlweight, enjoying a high-profile defeat of Gennady Golovkin, and now he is willing to take a risk and step up to face title-holder Fielding.

The bout at New York City's Madison Square Garden should bring the year to a close in style on Saturday.

But how do the pair match up? We take a look at the tale of the tape for Canelo versus Fielding.

 

SAUL ALVAREZ

Born: 18/07/1990; Guadalajara, Mexico
Age: 28
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 5ft 8ins
Weight: 167.4lbs
Reach: 70.5ins
Professional record: 50 wins, 1 defeat, 2 draws, 34 wins by knockout
KO ratio: 64.2 per cent
Major career titles: WBA, WBC middleweight titles
Last fight: Gennady Golovkin, September 2018 (Won - MD)

ROCKY FIELDING

Born: 5/8/1987; Liverpool, England
Age: 31
Stance: Orthodox
Height: 6ft 1ins
Weight: 167.6lbs
Reach: 73.5ins
Professional record: 27 wins, 1 defeat, 15 wins by knockout
KO ratio: 53.6 per cent
Major career titles: WBA super middleweight title
Last fight: Tyron Zeuge, July 2018 (Won - TKO)

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