The Wbc Mw champion Saul Alvarez entered this fight with a boxing record of 46-1-1 (32 knockouts) and he is ranked as the No.1 middleweight in the world. He suffered his only loss when he faced Floyd Mayweather Jr in 2013 (=Mayweather vs Alvarez), after this bout the Mexican has won four consecutive fights defeating James Kirkland (boxing Fight of the Year 2015, Canelo vs Kirkland) and Miguel Cotto (=Cotto vs Alvarez).
His opponent, the former world champion in two different weight classes Amir Khan, has an official record of 31-3-0 (19 knockouts) and he entered as the No.4 welterweight. He lost two consecutive fights between 2011 and 2012, against Lamont Peterson (=Peterson vs Khan) and Danny Garcia (=Garcia vs Khan), but since then he has won five bouts beating Devon Alexander (=Khan vs Alexander) and Chris Algieri in his last two (=Khan vs Algieri). Canelo vs Khan is valid for the WBC World middleweight title. Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Division: catchweight (155 lbs, 70 kg)
Title: WBC World middleweight title
Alvarez’s previous fight: Miguel Cotto vs Saul Canelo Alvarez
Khan’s previous fight: Amir Khan vs Chris Algieri
Alvarez’s next fight: Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Liam Smith
Khan’s next fight: Amir Khan vs Phil Lo Greco
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