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Canelo vs. Kovalev - CompuBox Punch Stats

Canelo Alvarez ended a close fight by landing a fight high 19 power shots in round 11. Canelo landed 48% of his power shots while averaging
just 31 punches thrown per round. Sergey Kolavev threw a career high 577 jabs (52 per round), but landed just 11%.

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MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) became the WBO light heavyweight champion with a crushing eleventh round knockout of Sergey Kovalev (34-4-1, 29 KOs).

It was a tactically contest for most of the fight, with Kovalev working his jab and doing very well to keep Canelo at bay.

Canelo began to pick up steam in the ninth and tenth rounds, by letting loose with his power punches that were tagging up the bigger man.

During the eleventh round, Canelo connected with a power punch combination to the head that sent Kovalev down and out against the ropes. The fight was quickly waved off by the referee.

Canelo, who last fought at 160-pounds when he defeated Daniel Jacobs back in May, moved up by two weight divisions to take this fight at 175-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by D4thincarnation on 11-03-2019

Punch stats look pretty spot on. Kovalev was throwing a lot of jabs but not landing a lot. Canelo was far less wasteful. I had it 6-4 to Canelo at the time of the stoppage. Can't understand how people gave…

Comment by Young Bidness on 11-03-2019

[QUOTE=Eff Pandas;20165357]5-5-1 Even in landed overall punches. 9-1-1 Canelo in landed power punches. That shows how effective Kovalev's jab was. Ususlly power punches rule the scoring of rounds, Canelo had a wide edge there yet the rounds more align with…

Comment by Eff Pandas on 11-03-2019

5-5-1 Even in landed overall punches. 9-1-1 Canelo in landed power punches. That shows how effective Kovalev's jab was. Ususlly power punches rule the scoring of rounds, Canelo had a wide edge there yet the rounds more align with the…

Comment by kushking on 11-03-2019

Ppl who debate that compubox is more accurate than them watching a live fight are fckin clowns especially when a fighter clearly is landing twice as many power shots & compubox agrees. Nothing is perfect but these numbers are better…

Comment by mfJow on 11-03-2019

And kovalev landed 16 punches after throwing over 120. Whats your pointm

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