The world champion in two different weight classes Saul Canelo Alvarez entered this fight with a professional record of 50-1-2 (34 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 (via majority decision, Mayweather vs Alvarez), since then Alvarez has collected eight victories and one draw facing twice Gennady Golovkin in his last two bouts: both fights ended with a controversial decision, a split decision draw the first one (Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin I) and a majority decision win the second one (4-stars fight, Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Canelo Alvarez II).
His opponent, the Wba super-Mw champ Rocky Fielding, has a boxing record of 27-1-0 (15 knockouts) and he entered as the No.6 super middleweight. He suffered his only loss when he faced current #1 super-Mw Callum Smith in 2015 (Smith vs Fielding), since then he has won six bouts beating David Brophy (Rocky Fielding vs David Brophy), Karel Horejsek and Tyron Zeuge in his last three (Tyron Zeuge vs Rocky Fielding). Canelo vs Rocky Fielding is valid for the WBA World super middleweight title (Fielding’s first defense). Watch the video and rate this fight!
Where: Madison Square Garden, New York, USA
Division: super middleweight (168 lbs, 76.2 kg)
Title: WBA World super middleweight title
Canelo’s previous fight:Gennady Golovkin vs Saul Canelo Alvarez 2
Fielding’s previous fight: Tyron Zeuge vs Rocky Fielding
Canelo’s next fight: Saul Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs
Canelo vs Fielding full fight video:
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