The WBC, WBA, and WBO super-middleweight titles are all on the line when Canelo Alvarez (55-1-2, 37 KOs) takes on Billy Joe Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) in a unification matchup. Canelo has the WBC and WBA belts, whereas Saunders has the WBO belt. More than 70,000 fans are expected to attend this event at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, the largest sports event in the United States during this COVID-19 pandemic, which we should remind everyone is still actually going on.
Canelo is considered by many to be the best pound-for-pound boxer in the world. He’s won titles at junior middleweight, middleweight, and even light heavyweight, but super-middleweight (168 lbs) figures to be the division where he could become undisputed champion. Saunders is talkative, boisterous, controversial, and indeed he even caused a ring size stir this week, but he’s also a damn good boxer who previously laid claim to a share of the middleweight landscape. The Englishman is defensive minded with a slick style of boxing, whereas the Mexican superstar can seemingly do it all.
Here are the details on tonight’s card, including the start time, bout order, and live stream information.
Main Card (8 PM ET, DAZN)
- Elwin Soto vs Katsunari Takayama for Soto’s WBO junior flyweight title
- Kieron Conway vs Souleymane Cissokho
- Frank Sanchez vs Nagy Aguilera
Live streamed preliminary card (5:25 PM ET, Online)
- Marc Castro vs. Irvin Castillo
- Keyshawn Davis vs. Jose Antonio Meza
- Christian Alan Gomez Duran vs. Xavier Wilson
- Kelvin Davis vs. Jan Marsalek
How will the fight be broadcast?
Live streamed on the DAZN streaming service!
DAZN subscribers (except in Mexico) can watch the event around the world at no additional cost. Check your region for your monthly or annual subscriptions. You can watch on the app, or through Roku, Xbox, Chromecast, Amazon Fire TV, or whatever device you prefer.
Main Event Start Time – Approx. 11 PM ET (likely later if undercard runs long)
48 HOURS UNTIL CANELO VS. SAUNDERS
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