Canelo vs. Golovkin: CompuBox Stat Analysis of Both Fights

By CompuBox

As expected, Gennady Golovkin was the busier fighter in his two fights with Canelo Alvarez.

GGG landed 9.4 jabs per round- double the middleweight average. That jab accounted for half his offense, as he landed 9.4 power punches per round vs. Canelo I & II.

GGG landed slightly below the middle. average for power shots (33.5%) vs. Canelo I & II after landing 45.6% in his previous 13 fights. Just 6.9% of GGG's landed punches were body shots. He landed just 6 body shots in the rematch after landing just 8 in the first fight. That's a body landed /total punch landed percentage of just 3.1%- (CompuBox avg.: 25%).

Canelo made his punches count and was efficient, landing 33% overall and 40.2% of his power punches- GGG's previous 14 opponents landed 34.5% of their power shots. 24.3% of his landed punches were body shots and he was steady, landing 46 in the rematch after landing 44 in the first fight.

How close were the two fights? they landed within six punches of each other in 16 of 24 rounds fought with one round even in connects. GGG's 234 total punches landed/879 thrown in the rematch were the most by a Canelo opponent in 24 of his fights tracked by CompuBox.

GGG's 116 landed power punches also were the most by a Canelo opponent.



User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by aboutfkntime on 09-20-2018

[QUOTE=NearHypnos;19122079]Yeah. Canelo moved forward but it’s not like his reflexes went away and he was making GGG miss tons still with his defense and thats why GGG had to use the jab. Nothing else was quick enough to get through.…

Comment by NearHypnos on 09-20-2018

[QUOTE=aboutfkntime;19120649]clean punching and effective aggression clearly went to Canelo ring generalship and defence did as well..... Canelo controlled the fight and beat Golovkin at his own game nothing to see here[/QUOTE] Yeah. Canelo moved forward but it’s not like his…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=suffolkbull3;19120265]Why does anyone pay attention to compubox statistics? They are BOGUS!! They are not true numbers at all. Lets not forget that compubox also had conor landing the most shots in history vs floyd when in reality he maybe landed…

Comment by aboutfkntime on 09-19-2018

[QUOTE=NearHypnos;19120243]Not stiff enough apparently. Great jab against Lemieux. But he couldnt throw it as stiff against Canelo. The consequences were more dire and came a lot faster vs Canelo and that’s why many (lots WERE good) were shorter and less…

Comment by suffolkbull3 on 09-19-2018

Why does anyone pay attention to compubox statistics? They are BOGUS!! They are not true numbers at all. Lets not forget that compubox also had conor landing the most shots in history vs floyd when in reality he maybe landed…

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