Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is ready to tackle Billy Joe Saunders in an enormous unification bout subsequent weekend.
Canelo retained his WBA (Tremendous), WBC, and The Ring super-middleweight titles in February when he breezed previous Turkey’s Avni Yildirim.
It took his file to an unbelievable 55 wins and he’ll now be seeking to declare one other and add extra gold to his assortment.
Britain’s Saunders, who defeated Martin Murray final December, is the WBO champion and is assured of upsetting the chances and beating the good Canelo.
It needs to be an exhilarating struggle and right here’s every little thing we learn about it to date…
Alvarez v Saunders: Date and the way to watch
This 12-round super-middleweight bout will happen on Saturday, Could 8 and is being held on the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The primary occasion will possible get underway at round 5am however information on the beginning occasions will observe.
Streaming service DAZN will probably be displaying the struggle within the UK. Extra particulars to come back.
Alvarez v Saunders: Undercard
MORE TO FOLLOW
- Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders – for WBO, WBA (Tremendous), WBC, and The Ring super-middleweight titles
Alvarez v Saunders: What’s been mentioned?
Billy Joe Saunders: “Canelo, I’m able to rock and roll.
“You need to dare to be nice and also you aren’t going to be an incredible in case you don’t beat the greats.
“I consider I’m the one one with the footwork, know-how, skill-set, mindset and mind to unlock that door in Canelo.
“He’s the primary man within the sport and the face of boxing. You need to give him respect, he hasn’t ducked anybody, he’s crushed good names, however no person is unbeatable, and I consider I’ve obtained the instruments to beat him if I exploit them correctly and if the sport plan comes off that I consider works.
“I’m trying on the golden ticket to cement my legacy, and that’s how you must go in there to beat him.
“I’ve gained every little thing from Southern Space to world titles, I might say, ‘I’ve gained all of it, been to the Olympics, I’m unbeaten — I’ll goodbye’.
“However I’ve solely simply turned 31, I’ve obtained no miles on the clock, haven’t taken any punishment. I consider he’s been in tougher fights than me and has extra miles, so I wish to cement my legacy and beat him.”
Tyson Fury blasts ‘w******’ Eddie Hearn for Billy Joe Saunders therapy forward of his struggle with Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez
Alvarez v Saunders: Story of the Tape
Canelo Alvarez – Billy Joe Saunders
Nationality: Mexican – British
Report: 55/1/2 (37 KOs) – 30/0/0 (14 KOs)
Top: 5ft 9 (175 cm) – 5ft 11 (180 cm)
Attain: 70.5in (179cm) – 71in (180cm)
Fashion: Orthodox – Southpaw
Nickname: Canelo – Very good
Final struggle: Beat Avni Yildirim – Beat Martin Murray