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Light Heavyweight Beast Artur Beterbiev’s Height Compared to Canelo Alvarez

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Canelo Alvarez is one of the most popular and talked-about boxers in the world. He started professional boxing in 2005, and now he has reached the zenith to be called one of the finest boxers in the world.

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Boxing pros and fans often blend his name with various fighters for a potential fight. Reportedly, he will fight longtime adversary Gennady Golovkin on September 17, but a fight with Dmitry Bivol is a big possibility after that.

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Should he win the aforementioned fights, a showdown with knockout artist Artur Beterbiev for the undisputed crown at light heavyweight is inevitable.

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 The Mexican King’s most recent fight was against Russian boxer Dmitry Bivol, which he lost. Many feel that the Russian’s height was one of the causes for Alvarez’s defeat.

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Beterbiev, another tall Russian is eager to battle Alvarez. Let’s take a look at the difference between their heights.

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Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez stands at 5’9”( 1.73 meters). On the other hand, Russian fighter Beterbiev stands tall at 6’0”(1.82 meters). The latter is taller compared to the pound-for-pound king.

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Despite Beterbiev’s unbeaten record, Alvarez has a history of knocking out taller opponents such as Caleb Plant, Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Sergey Kovalev, and others. We won’t know if height will be a factor in a Beterbiev vs. Alvarez fight until it happens.

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Alvarez achieved his goal of being the undisputed super-middleweight champion in 2021. 

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Thus regarded as the king at 168 pounds. He gained weight to (174 pounds) to fight Dmitry Bivol in the light heavyweight division.