Difference between revisions of "Saul Alvarez vs. Ryan Rhodes"

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<fight>1585353</fight>
 
<fight>1585353</fight>
 
* '''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]]
 
* '''Aired On:''' [[HBO Boxing After Dark]]
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* '''Ring Announcer:''' [[Joe Martinez]]
 
* '''[[WBC]] Light Middleweight Title''' (1st defense by Alvarez)
 
* '''[[WBC]] Light Middleweight Title''' (1st defense by Alvarez)
 
== Notes ==
 
== Notes ==
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* Alvarez entered as the # 9 junior middleweight in the world according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Rhodes, a 6/1 betting underdog [http://msn.foxsports.com/boxing/odds/moneyline], was ranked # 4 by the same publication. [http://ringtv.craveonline.com/ratings/jr-middleweight]
 
* Alvarez entered as the # 9 junior middleweight in the world according to [[The Ring Magazine]]. Rhodes, a 6/1 betting underdog [http://msn.foxsports.com/boxing/odds/moneyline], was ranked # 4 by the same publication. [http://ringtv.craveonline.com/ratings/jr-middleweight]
 
* For Rhodes, it was his first professional fight to take place outside his native United Kingdom.
 
* For Rhodes, it was his first professional fight to take place outside his native United Kingdom.
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* At 152 1/2 lbs., Rhodes fought at the lightest weight of his professional career to date. Conversely, Alvarez was fighting at the heaviest weight of his professional career to date at 153 1/4 lbs.
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* Prior to the bout, a ceremonial ten count was held for the recently deceased [[Genaro Hernandez]].

Revision as of 03:06, 19 June 2011

Official Fight Poster

2011-06-18 : Saul Alvarez 153¼ lbs beat Ryan Rhodes 152½ lbs by TKO at 0:48 in round 12 of 12

Notes

  • Saul Alvarez 36-0-1 (26 KOs) vs. Ryan Rhodes 45-4 (31 KOs)
  • Alvarez entered as the # 9 junior middleweight in the world according to The Ring Magazine. Rhodes, a 6/1 betting underdog [1], was ranked # 4 by the same publication. [2]
  • For Rhodes, it was his first professional fight to take place outside his native United Kingdom.
  • At 152 1/2 lbs., Rhodes fought at the lightest weight of his professional career to date. Conversely, Alvarez was fighting at the heaviest weight of his professional career to date at 153 1/4 lbs.
  • Prior to the bout, a ceremonial ten count was held for the recently deceased Genaro Hernandez.