Saul Canelo Alvarez, holding the WBC and WBA belts after giving Gennady Golovkin his first defeat in the rematch in September 2018. Alvarez became a different massive three world champion in December when he beat British boxer Rocky Fielding with a third round TKO. The victory ensured the WBA super-middle class title, after holding a light-middle class world title. The only defeat Canelo experienced in 54 professional battles was against American Floyd Mayweather Jr. who was unbeaten in the 2014 super welterweight.
Daniel Jacobs is an American professional boxer. He is the world middle class champion twice, after holding the IBF title since 2018. Jacobs won the IBF after defeating Serhiy Derevianchenko in October. Previously, Jacobs held a WBA title from 2014 to 2017. Jacobs, who swallowed two defeats in 37 battles, had stopped sports for 19 months to fight bone cancer and returned in 2012.
Saul Canelo Alvarez will face Daniel Jacobs in the world middle-class unification fight on May 4, 2019, at the T-Mobile Arena, Paradise, Nevada, United States (US). This duel is held ahead of Mexico’s national holiday, Cinco de Mayo. The fight between Canelo vs. Daniel Jacobs seems to be going on tight. To expect many victories are improbable for Jacobs. Even if hoping for a KO / TKO victory is also very difficult because Jacobs did not have the killing punch. Apart from that Jacobs is a boxer with an OutBox game that is quite good, he can go in and out when attacking and dodging with good punch accuracy.
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If consistent, Jacobs has the opportunity to collect more numbers, although not necessarily win. But Jacobs must be careful with variations of Canelo’s powerful and dangerous attacks starting from Uppercut, and long hook. When he got an excellent explosive point, Jacobs finished. Jacobs who excels, reach, and higher must be able to take advantage of all the excess if he doesn’t want to lose his IBF Middleweight Belt. So Don’t miss the single moment of this fight.