Saul Alvarez's debut fight took place on October 2005 when he was 15 years of age. His career has spanned 12 years to date and whilst he's now in the later stages of his career, he has amassed a record of 50-1-2 over the course of his 53 fight career. The longest KO streak that Alvarez has ever had is 8 throughout his 53 fights and his longest winning streak is 38 wins. This started on October 2005 and came to an end on April 2013.
In a memorable debut Alvarez gained a TKO win against Abraham Gonzalez in a 4 round contest, becoming the 2nd person to stop Gonzalez. Following on from his debut, Alvarez continued his mostly successful career by fighting in a further 27 fights. In this time he fought Michel Rosales, Miguel Vazquez and Euri Gonzalez to name just a few, fighting 2 times in 2005, 7 times in 2006 and 18 times through 2007, 2008 and 2009 in this period.
Luciano leonel Cuello was the next fight for Alvarez on July 10th, 2010 and also his next career win. Cuello was a worthy challenger but Alvarez was too much and became the first person to stop Cuello via TKO during round 6. 7 wins followed where Alvarez went on to be the 2nd person to stop Carlos manuel Baldomir (Round 6 KO), 3rd person to stop Ryan Rhodes and 2nd person to stop Alfonso Gomez (Round 6 TKO).
Pushing his career further, Alvarez fought Josesito Lopez on September 15th, 2012 adding to his winning record. Becoming the first person to stop Josesito Lopez, Alvarez beat Lopez via TKO in the 5th round of a 12 round fight. Another win followed for Alvarez taking his win tally to 42 wins.
Alvarez went into his next fight against Floyd Mayweather jr on September 14th, 2013 with a career record of 42-1-1. Alvarez's technical boxing ability was put to the test as he got outpointed in the 12 round fight against the better man. Mayweather jr gave Alvarez his first professional loss of his 44 fight career to date. Alvarez then went on to win a further 7 fights taking his record to 49 wins, 1 losses and 1 draws.
Alvarez entered his next fight with a mostly successful record of 49-1-2. The fight against Gennady Golovkin on September 16th, 2017 ended in a draw. Alvarez was the 5th person to go the distance with Golovkin. Alvarez fought Gennady Golovkin in 2017, the result was a draw.
Saul Alvarez went into his fight with Gennady Golovkin on September 15th, 2018 with 49 wins and he added another win to his record taking it to 50 wins by beating Golovkin. In a display of his technical ability, Alvarez endured a tough 12 rounds of 12 to crown himself as the first to defeat opponent Golovkin.