Whatever is said about Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, it is never enough. Alvarez is a multiple world champion in four different weight classes. Furthermore, Canelo holds the distinction of being the fourth Mexican boxer to win world championships in four weight classes. Those were for light middleweight, middleweight, super middleweight, and light heavyweight. Presently, he holds the World Boxing Association and World Boxing Council unified super middleweight championship belts. Equally important, Canelo is box office. He is the biggest brand in Boxing and may rate second only to Muhammad Ali as the most immense boxing odds draw in history.
World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight Titles
|Date and Time:||Saturday, February 27, 2021|
|Location:||Hard Rock Stadium, Miami, Florida|
|Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim TV Coverage:||DAZN|
Boxing Odds – Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim
Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim SBG Odds Overview
On Saturday, February 27, 2021, the World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association World Super Middleweight Titles will be on the line. Saul Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 knockouts) faces Avni Yildirim (21-2, 12 knockouts). Specifically, Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, is the venue. This sports betting championship bout is scheduled for 12 rounds. Also, the fight is to be televised on DAZN.
Of course, Alvarez is a prohibitive favorite against Yildirim. Canelo is the biggest name in the sport. Non-boxing fans know of him and bet heavily on his bouts. Thus, oddsmakers face the challenge of setting a line that will split the handle.
Saul Alvarez Record and Form
First in the world is the ranking for Saul Alvarez, age 30. Alvarez has a career record of 54-1-2. He has 36 career knockout wins in his career. Alvarez is a native of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, where he still resides. In sum, Canelo stands at five feet, eight inches tall with a reach of 70.5 inches, and fights from an orthodox stance. The only loss for his career was to Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a 12 round MD on September 14, 2013.
The last time out for Canelo was a 12 round unanimous decision win over Callum Smith on December 19, 2020. The fight was held at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Alvarez defended his WBC and WBA world super-middleweight titles.
Avni Yildirim Record and Form
Avni Yildirim, age 29, has a career Boxing odds record of 21-2. Yildirim has a total of 12 knockout wins and one knockout loss for his career. Also known as “Mr. Robot,” Yildirim is a native of Istanbul, Turkey, where he still resides. He stands at five feet, 11.5 inches tall with a reach of 70 inches, and fights from an orthodox stance.
The last time out for Yildirim was on February 23, 2019. He faced Anthony Dirrell at the Minneapolis Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Yildirim lost the bout in a ten-round TD. The fight was scheduled for 12 rounds. Accordingly, the vacant World Boxing Council world super middleweight title was on the line.
Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim SBG Free Pick
Canelo can and will dictate the terms of this fight. Thus, the expensive price tag. Yildirim is accomplished in his own right. However, Canelo is the best in the world.
Saul Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim SBG Free Pick: Canelo Alvarez.