This Saturday night, live on HBO PPV Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (46-1-1, 32 KO’s) will defend his WBC & TheRing Middleweight titles against Amir Khan (31-3, 19 KO’s).  The fight will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas Nevada, and will air at 9 PM ET.  The PPV will be $65.95 for HD.  In the co-feature it will be David Lemieux (34-3, 31 KO’s) VS Glen Tapia (23-2, 15 KO’s) in a 10 round middleweight bout.  Also on the card, Mauricio Herrera (22-5, 7 KO’s) will take on undefeated prospect Frankie Gomez (20-0, 13 KO’s) in a 10 round welterweight bout, and Patrick Texiera (26-0, 22 KO’s) will take on Curtis Stevens (27-5, 20 KO’s).  Here is the breakdown and predictions:

SAUL “CANELO” ALVAREZ

-Record:  46 – 1 – 1, 32 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Middleweight

-Height:  5′ 9″

-Reach:  70″

-Notable Fights

  • Floyd Mayweather  —  Loss, Majority Decision (12), 9/14/13.  (Lost WBC/TheRing Junior Middleweight titles)
  • Erislandy Lara  —  Win, Split Decision (12), 6/12/14.
  • Miguel Cotto  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 11/21/15.  (Won WBC/TheRing Middleweight titles)

 

AMIR KHAN

-Record:  31 – 3 – 0, 19 KO’s

-Weight Class:  Welterweight

-Height:  5′ 8″

-Reach:  71″

-Notable Fights

  • Zab Judah  —  Win, KO 5th round (12), 7/23/11.  (Won IBF Junior Welterweight title)
  • Danny Garcia  —  Loss, TKO 4th round (12), 7/14/12.  (Lost WBAsuper Junior Welterweight title)
  • Devon Alexander  —  Win, Unanimous Decision (12), 12/13/14.

 

Predictions:

Patrick Texiera  —  def  —  Curtis Stevens  —  via  —  TKO 9th round

Frankie Gomez  —  def  —  Mauricio Herrera  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

David Lemieux  —  def  —  Glen Tapia  —  via  —  TKO 6th round

Saul Alvarez  —  def  —  Amir Khan  —  via  —  Unanimous Decision

 

-David Jukic, INSIDE RINGSIDE

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