Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez takes on Billy Joe Saunders in a highly-anticipated tremendous middleweight assembly in Texas this weekend.
Unified tremendous middleweight titleholder Canelo (55-1-2, 37 KOs) carries a six-fight successful run into the conflict, having suffered his sole profession loss in 2013 when he was overwhelmed by Floyd Mayweather on factors, with a draw in opposition to Gennadiy Golovkin in 2016 the one hiccough within the 30-year-old’s file since then.
Saunders, in the meantime, enters the main-event assembly with an undefeated file (30-0, 14 KOs). The Briton’s final outing was a unanimous-decision victory over Martin Murray in December.
Can the southpaw, 31, put a dent within the legacy of the Mexican celebrity?
Right here’s every part you might want to know in regards to the combat:
When is it?
The combat will happen on Saturday 8 Might.
The ring walks are anticipated to get underneath approach at roughly 4am BST on Sunday morning.
The place is it?
The combat will happen on the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
How can I watch it?
The bout will stream on subscription service DAZN within the UK.
How a lot will the fighters earn?
Per Sportekz, Canelo is anticipated to earn a assured $15million for the combat, whereas Saunders will make $2.5m. Canelo can also be reportedly as a result of earn 60 per cent of the pay-per-view share, with Saunders receiving 40 per cent.
It will likely be intriguing to see whether or not southpaw Saunders has the flexibility to frustrate Canelo, who’s extremely slick and technical. The enigmatic Saunders shouldn’t be counted out by any means, although the secure wager is on Canelo discovering a path to victory over the course of 12 rounds. Canelo by way of determination.
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