Saul Alvarez vs. Ryan Rhodes

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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.