Saul Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs

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Saul Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs
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Average: 3.4 (12 votes)

Date: 
Saturday, May 4, 2019
Location: 
T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Rounds Scheduled: 
12
Contracted Weight: 
160
Titles at Stake: 
WBA, WBC Middleweight World Titles (Alvarez's 1st defence), IBF Middleweight World Title (Jacobs's 1st defence)
Referee: 
Tony Weeks

Official Judging
Dave Moretti 115 - 113
Steve Weisfeld 115 - 113
Glenn Feldman 116 - 112

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Averaged Fan Card:

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Saul Alvarez
                                                                    
9.23
9.89
9.48
10
9.97
9.56
9.25
9.76
9.23
9.17
9.71
9.94
Daniel Jacobs
                                                                    
9.76
9.10
9.51
9
9.02
9.46
9.74
9.23
9.79
9.87
9.28
9.05


Fan Cards: Saul Alvarez vs Danny Jacobs


scorecard by CHRISTIANTHEPEARSON
Round
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Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
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9
9
10
10
10
10
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117
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
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9
10
10
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111


scorecard by GUY INCOGNITO
Round
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Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
9
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10
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10
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9
10
10
113
DANIEL JACOBS
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
115


scorecard by POWERPUNCHER999
Round
1
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
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9
10
10
114
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
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9
10
10
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114


scorecard by MARK ELDING
Round
1
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by RAB2204
Round
1
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9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
113


scorecard by BLUE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
10
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
118
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by HTTP
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
10
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by GOOSU
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by SPORTSJINDC
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
117
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
111


scorecard by ZAC.RJ
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by PHILLYPHAN69
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by MIKE25
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
10
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
9
112


scorecard by VOCK42
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
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8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
113
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
115


scorecard by MINIMAXBOXING
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
9
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
9
10
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by FLOYD TOUGH COMPETITOR MAYWEATHER
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by NF82
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by LUKASZRPB
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
112


scorecard by SDFGFSVCSDGDFG
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
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11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
10
9
113


scorecard by ARJ GUY
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
114
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
114


scorecard by CHAMPION97
Round
1
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3
4
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by MARTIN EDEN
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
114


scorecard by YOKAI
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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8
9
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12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
114
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
114


scorecard by TEMIRLAN
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
114
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
114


scorecard by THEUNDEFEATED
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
113


scorecard by NALAM2000
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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8
9
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11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by BEAST
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by AJPENA
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
113


scorecard by NOCTISSOLID
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by LUKE
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
113


scorecard by WILLIAMBOXING
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
112


scorecard by ADAMJO260
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
9
116
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
10
112


scorecard by OTURN10
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
9
116
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
10
112


scorecard by NAGABILLY
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
113


scorecard by REDCOLDRIVER2019
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
9
10
9
9
10
10
10
9
10
10
116
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
10
9
10
10
9
9
9
10
9
9
112


scorecard by PETIEROACH
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
10
10
9
10
10
9
10
10
9
9
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
9
9
10
9
9
10
9
9
10
10
10
9
113


scorecard by GOLD
Round
1
2
3
4
5
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9
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11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
10
10
10
117
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
9
9
9
111


scorecard by PILLOWFISTS98
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
115
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
9
9
10
10
9
113


scorecard by JSNULL
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
10
114
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
9
114


scorecard by SALTNUTZ1
Round
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
Total
SAUL ALVAREZ
9
10
9
10
10
10
9
9
9
9
9
10
113
DANIEL JACOBS
10
9
10
9
9
9
10
10
10
10
10
9
115


Comments

Champion97's picture

Prediction,

Great match up, should be a great fight.

Always great to see a unification fight in boxing, and there are 3 belts on the line in this fight.

Alvarez is the favourite, probably a heavy favourite, he's a great fighter, probably top 5, could be the best, but Jacobs is very good, might still be top 20.

Alvarez has peaked in the last year or two, in the Golovkin fights, he boxed brilliantly, the first time, he boxed very well off the back foot, was great defensively, got bullied, out worked, and the draw was quite controversial, but the second time, in another very close fight, Alvarez got the tactics spot on, bullied Golovkin, put him on the back foot, had to walk through big shots from Golovkin, was in deep waters, but did enough to get the win that time, sealed his legacy with that great win. Alvarez took a risk in December, jumped up to 168, obviously, he is small at that weight, he took on Fielding, who is big for 168, who was coming off a momentum boosting win. Alvarez destroyed Fielding in 3 rounds. I think Alvarez was wise to come back down to 160, he isn't big or small at the weight, but he is very much used to doing 12 rounds at 160 now, he already has two belts at 160. This is not a walk in the park, not by a very long way, Alvarez cannot overlook Jacobs, he should be challenged in this fight, Alvarez.

Jacobs did brilliant when he fought Golovkin a couple of years ago, won 5 or 6 rounds, at that point, that was some going, some people thought he did enough to win that fight, it was a close one. Jacobs has had 3 fights since the Golovkin fight, he schooled Luis Arias, 119-108 on average, then he beat Maciej Sulecki by an average of 116-111, in a competitive, much closer fight, but it was still a wide win, and in October, he took on former stablemate, Sergiy Derevyanchenko, for the vacant IBF title, that fight was close, it was a split decision, but Jacobs won. Jacobs has struggled in his last couple of fights, both been competitive, especially the Derevyanchenko fight, and he hasn't seemed quite the fighter he was a few years ago, but it is worth noting that all Jacobs's opponents since the Golovkin fight have been unbeaten, it may have been more about Sulecki and Derevyanchenko doing against Jacobs what Jacobs did against Golovkin, possibly making it close, and proving themselves to be good fighters even in defeat, than it being about Jacobs declining.

Both these guys are veterans, Alvarez has had 54 fights, Jacobs has had 37, Jacobs, with much better amateur pedigree. Alvarez has been the full 12, 11 times, Jacobs, 4 times, but going 12 for the first time, against Golovkin, he's done 12 rounds, 4 times in a row, 4 times in just over 2 years, so both are used to the 12 rounds.

Alvarez is 28, he is in the prime of his career, Jacobs is 32, probably slightly past his best, but definitely not far past it.

Jacobs is a big middleweight, his whole career has been at middleweight and super middleweight, he has even had one light heavyweight fight, Alvarez, experienced at 160 has had two easy fights at super middleweight, but most of his adult career has been at light middleweight and middleweight. Jacobs has about 3 inches of height and reach on Alvarez, he is the naturally bigger fighter, the natural middleweight, should be slightly physically stronger, but Alvarez is very physically strong himself, and given Jacobs's punch and move style, Alvarez's come forward style as well, it is unlikely size will be a factor in this fight.

Both fighters can punch, Jacobs, maybe more so, with a ratio of 78%, Alvarez has 65%, Jacobs has scored a knockdown in all 3 of his post Golovkin fights, Alvarez isn't the biggest puncher in the world, but he is an exceptional body puncher.

Alvarez might have the best chin in boxing, I've never seen him really hurt, he walked through Golovkin's best shots, we've seen him time and time again in fights, take punches, and there is no affect, he takes them, he has taken a lot of shots in his career, the Golovkin rematch was a damaging fight for Alvarez, but he is still fresh enough, and probably won't decline, won't suffer from damage taken for another few years. Jacobs doesn't have a granite chin, he has been down at least 3 times in his career, he was of course knocked out by Dmitry Pirog in 2010, but he took Golovkin's power well overall, doesn't have a weak chin, still, definitely doesn't have as good a chin as Alvarez.

Activity shouldn't be a factor, Jacobs went 12 rounds twice in 2018, comes off 6 months out, Alvarez was out for a year, with the drugs ban, but he went 12 against Golovkin in the rematch, and fought Fielding just 3 months later, so he is only coming off 5 months out of the ring since his last fight.

This is a great opportunity for Jacobs, it would be an upset, a great win for him, he shouldn't be written off, he has a chance, 18 months ago, Jacobs might have had what it took to beat Alvarez, I thought he did every bit as well against Golovkin as Alvarez did the first time, then again, he lost to Golovkin, who came very close but never actually beat Alvarez, and that was then, since then, with Alvarez probably improving slightly, getting more adapted to 160, beating Golovkin, and Jacobs, probably having declined since the Golovkin fight, it seems that Jacobs is less likely to beat Alvarez now, still, Jacobs fought Golovkin before Alvarez, so a younger Golovkin, both decisions are disputed, and some people thought Golovkin did enough to win both fights against Alvarez, and Jacobs might be able to repeat the Golovkin performance, almost certainly, can come close to matching that, so Jacobs has a chance, should not be written off.

Jacobs is a threat, I think Alvarez knows that. If Alvarez underestimates Jacobs, it will probably cost him this fight, cost him his belts, but I don't think Alvarez will underestimate Jacobs, I think not underestimating an opponent, making the extra sacrifices, time and lifestyle wise, cutting no corners, is part of being a great fighter, Lomachencko, Alvarez, Mikey Garcia, Crawford, Usyk, these guys do not look past their opponent, it is very easy to underestimate an opponent, some fighters overlook an opponent without fully realising it, but underestimation happens in boxing. Even if Alvarez is every bit as good as he was against Golovkin, or better, I still don't think this will be an easy fight, it won't be as great a victory as his win over Golovkin, but almost as good, that is, if he gets the win.

I think this will be a very competitive fight, I think in the first couple of rounds, Alvarez will be patient, will apply educated pressure, Jacobs will land power shots off the back foot, in variety. I think in the early-mid rounds, Alvarez will walk Jacobs down, and attack in spurts, at the right times, attack the body predominantly, and Jacobs will struggle to land clean, Alvarez will slip the shots well, and land the heavier punches. I think in the middle rounds, Jacobs will try to impose his natural size, turn Alvarez when he attacks, try to put him on the ropes, but Alvarez will probably be happy to box off the ropes, telegraph Jacobs's shots and counter, but if he tries to set him up, Jacobs won't take the bait, will stay focused, and attack Alvarez if an opening is there, Alvarez will slip and counter, but if one of them lands clean with a big shot, they will start to gunsling, and it will be entertaining for the fans.

I think in the mid-late rounds, Jacobs will box going backwards, but he will attack in variety, won't go back in straight lines, Alvarez will struggle to pin him down, but will walk through everything he is hit with, cut off the ring well, and at the right time, let 4 or 5 shots go, attack from body to head, but Jacobs will keep moving. I think in the late rounds, both will be struggling for pace, but Alvarez more so, and Jacobs will finish slightly stronger, won't have a big rally, Alvarez will keep defending well and landing clean shots, and maybe 2 of the last 3 rounds will be anybody's, but Jacobs will have a good late round, maybe the last round, he'll go for the KO, take centre ring, land hard, clean shots, but won't hurt Alvarez, and Alvarez will still fire back.

I think Alvarez wins a UD, 115-113, 115-113, 118-110, retains the WBA, WBC, wins the IBF.

I think Alvarez wins a UD, 115-113, 115-113, 118-110, retains the WBA, WBC, wins the IBF.

118-110 lol sir you know how Canelo cards work

at this stage I think alvarez UD

This is a really intriguing fight. I rate Jacobs and I think this is a dangerous fight for Canelo. Jacobs has that combination of being technically very good with a lot of power. I can see this appearing to be close but Canelo seems to have this air of invincibility to judges at least, being the golden boy of boxing in more ways than one.

This could be one where commentators are arguing over who won the fight but the judges give it to Canelo clearly.

albertocastany's picture

This fight is uninteresting and will be a waste of time. On paper, I looks like a great fight. However, when you get into the details, you will tell how rigged this fight is:
We know Canelo has the Judges on his side, with plenty of history about it.
Best shot for Jacobs to win is by getting a KO. However, his performance will be severely diminished. IBF is enforcing the 2nd day weigh in despite having discarded it for unification fights. Even if Jacobs would decide to forfeit the 2nd day weigh in, Canelo's team added financial penalties per pound above the 2nd day weigh in limit (which he therefore cannot skip).

This is going to be like Canelo vs Chavez, in which Junior's muscles couldn't recover from the dehydration. Jacobs might get a better approach at rehydration, but no doubt his performance will be affected.

I would advise to not waste your time with this fight.

Gold's picture

Anything to minimize the significance of a victory for Canelo I suppose. A few points about this:

"We know Canelo has the Judges on his side, with plenty of history about it."
While the first Golovkin fight was terrible and CJ Ross's scorecard was bad, all of the other "controversial" fights of his you can say he legitimately won, and that is coming from someone who thinks Lara beat Canelo. This is an A-side problem in boxing and is exaggerated by boxers like Canelo that know how to steal rounds with eye-catching punches and combinations. It happened with Ray Leonard, ODLH, Floyd, etc.

"Best shot for Jacobs to win is by getting a KO."

Probably not, Canelo has an iron chin. Jacobs best bet is to outbox Canelo by effectively using his size.

"However, his performance will be severely diminished. IBF is enforcing the 2nd day weigh in despite having discarded it for unification fights. Even if Jacobs would decide to forfeit the 2nd day weigh in, Canelo's team added financial penalties per pound above the 2nd day weigh in limit (which he therefore cannot skip)."

The IBF isn't enforcing it, if any sanctioning body has integrity it is the IBF. The rehydration clause is in the contract for the fight. Remember, Jacobs fought Derevyanchenko with the IBF rehydration clause. This isn't unprecedented. The reason why Canelo's team insisted on the financial penalties is that Jacobs pulled one over on Golovkin by skipping the weigh-in, which is an underhanded tactic.

"This is going to be like Canelo vs Chavez, in which Junior's muscles couldn't recover from the dehydration. Jacobs might get a better approach at rehydration, but no doubt his performance will be affected."

Jacobs is much more skilled, adapted to the weight, and motivated than Chavez.

"I would advise to not waste your time with this fight."

If you choose to not watch two of the top three Middleweights in the world fight, that is your loss.

albertocastany's picture

1. fights against Trout, Mayweather, Lara, or the winning margin against Cotto or how he was ahead of Khan before the KO, and of course both of GGG fights. the propensity is bad. I'd also advise to take a look at how these judges scored his style compared to the same style in other fights. Mischievious inaccuracy.

2. Perhaps what I didn't stress properly is that Jacobs won't be able to KO Canelo due to how his performance will be degraded by the rehydration constraints.

3. The only fight Jacobs has following the IBF weigh in rules was his fight against Derevyachenko. Although he won, he didn't look as sharp as we are used to see him.

4. Of course Jacobs has far more talent than Junior. However, the human body struggles to recover even from a mild dehydration. It won't be about Jacobs not having the skills to win, but simply his body will not respond.

This is not about diminishing a fighters accomplishment, but how they are unable to win on fair and balanced ground. This is an atrocity against the sport and against the fans. The setup for the fight makes it worthless.

Gold's picture

I agree, most of them are bad scorecards, that's why I said it was reasonable for Canelo to have won the fights rather than the scorecard margins (with the exception of Mayweather and Golovkin I). As I said, that is an A-side problem rather than specifically a Canelo problem. Big A-side draws who counter punch and land flashy combinations have had the same scorecard criticisms long before Canelo. Look at the judges for this fight, they are the same as Canelo vs. Golovkin II, which was judged fairly, a fight that could have gone 115-113 either way or draw was scored 115-113 x2 and 114-114. I don't know what you want.

Canelo has never been down once in his entire career, the only time I've seen him hurt is in 2010 versus Jose Cotto while Jacobs went the distance versus Arias, Sulecki, and Derevyanchenko. If his performance is negatively affected because he is too big to be at Middleweight, he should move up. He is a huge Middleweight. If Canelo took Golovkin's power for 24 rounds, I don't think Jacobs is going to be where he breaks.

Jacobs didn't look too great versus Sulecki either. It is more likely he overperformed versus Golovkin than anything else. Jacobs has had questionable defense and decision making throughout his career. Derevyanchenko isn't a bad fighter either, I don't think he looked poor versus Derevyanchenko compared to his other performances (minus the Golovkin fight).

He went twelve rounds and won versus Derevyanchenko, his stamina wasn't an issue going late into that fight either.

He beat Trout fairly, beat Cotto fairly, and beat Golovkin fairly in the rematch. Again, the judges are the same as the second Golovkin fight. Across boxing, A-sides get advantages like rehydration clauses and the benefit of the doubt in judging.

THE VOCK IS BACK LADIES AND GENTLEMAN.

I admittedly only come out for big fights.

When will Canelo's luck for the judges run out. Jacobs is bigger and faster and did arguably just as well vs Golovkin, atleast in my eyes

I am torn as far as a prediction. It is a hard matchup to predict, atleast for me.

If someone pointed a gun to my head, I'd say Canelo only based on his historic love affair with NSAC judges. If Jacobs is accurate with his punches and is able to bully Canelo with his size, I think he will win regardless of judges. But Canelo keeps improving every fight lately and you never know how well he will do. I was impressed with his second fight with GGG albeit I thought GGG won 116-112. And he didn't skip a beat, kept looking better vs Rocky.

IDK. I will try to be partial. I admittadly am a huge GGG fan so perhaps I was judging with my heart and not my eyes in those fights.

Elephant in the Room. Oscar De La Hoya. Will his fingerprints be over the scorecards. I hope not.

Let's hope for a good, fair fight.

PhillyPhan69's picture

I like Jacob’s and have since he was a prospect...but he is to inconsistent and undisciplined to win this fight IMO....just reviewed the Pirog and GGG fights, and he holds his own with both of them. In spots when he sticks to the plan and boxes he wins rounds....when he gets lazy and careless he gets dropped and loses rounds. I expect him to do well and be competitive but I also expect him to get careless and drawn into a fight causing him to get dropped and lose an 8-4 type decision....if he is real careless Canelo won’t let him off the hook like GGG did...I would like to pick Jacobs but can’t picture it based on previous evidence

Champion97's picture

Great performance from Alvarez, he is in his prime, is a great fighter, and at this stage he has the combination of experience and still being young, which makes him almost unbeatable. Jacobs is very good, but Alvarez is better, and that's why Alvarez was a step ahead in some of those rounds, brilliant defence, great timing, used his jab very well, controlled the fight in rounds 2-5, and that was the difference, it was a close fight for the last 7 rounds, Jacobs has his fair share of success, it wasn't an easy fight for Alvarez, but in the late rounds, when Jacobs had a great rally, Alvarez proved his adaptability, was able to take the last 2 rounds to make it a UD. I don't think any middleweight beats Canelo for at least 2 years and probably more.