Saul “Canelo” Álvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. will finally be facing the night of this Saturday May 6 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
Some are calling it the “Mexican Super Bowl,” as former super welterweight and medal champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez faces rival and former middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. in a 164.5-pound The T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas that will look full.
Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) is currently boxing’s first attraction. Canelo vs Chavez Live Stream He is coming off a KO win in the ninth round against Liam Smith in September. After the victory, many waited for the long-awaited dream fight between him and unified middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin, but the Mexican star opted for the fight against Chavez.
Chavez, 31, (50-2-1, 32 KOs) has had a run up and down, but finally seems to have everything together. He took a break 17 months between fights and returned with a vengeance back in December, defeating Dominik Britsch by unanimous decision.
A fight between “Canelo” and Chavez was proposed in late 2011 and early 2012. Both parties blamed each other for not carrying out the battle.
Alvarez would fight Floyd Mayweather, Miguel Cotto and Amir Khan. Chavez lost his middleweight title to Sergio Martinez in a fight that was undoubtedly not taken seriously. His career went into a collapse as his weight loss problems continued and his unit was questioned.
Due to Chavez’s problems in the past to lose weight, a clause was inserted into the contract that Chavez will be fined $ 1 million per pound over the 164.5-pound limit. Alvarez signed the same clause.
The animosity between the two is authentic; Canelo feels that Chavez is lazy and has been left alone by his name, while Chávez feels that Álvarez is dodging Golovkin. Chavez also does not like the fact that Alvarez has replaced his father as the biggest name in Mexican boxing.
On Saturday night, we will find out who is the biggest name in Mexican boxing.
This is what you need to know about “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Start time of “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
The payment issue of Canelo Álvarez Vs. Julio Chávez Jr. starts at 6 p.m. PT / 9 p.m. ET (8 p.m in Mexico), while the match between Alvarez and Chavez Jr. is expected to enter the ring two and a half hours later.
Channel “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chávez Jr. will air on HBO PPV at 9 pm for the United States. At 10 p.m in TV Azteca and Televisa in Mexico and at 9:30 p.m in Space for Latin America.
“Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio César Chávez Jr. on the Internet
You can watch “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. online at www.canelo-chavez.com for the United States and Canada for PPV.
Poster “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.
– Saúl Álvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) vs. Julio César Chávez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs); Super medium weight (164.5 lbs)
– David Lemieux (37-3, 33 KOs) vs. Marcos Reyes (35-4, 26 KOs); Average weights
– Lucas Matthysse (37-4, 34 KOs) vs. Emmanuel Taylor (20-4, 14 KOs); Welter Weight
– Joseph Diaz Jr. (23-0, 13 KOs) against Manuel “Tino” Ávila (22-0, 8 KOs); Featherweight
Canelo Álvarez vs Chávez Jr LIVE
So this Saturday we can finally see who is the representative of Mexico in boxing world, Canelo is favorite, however Chavez Jr has the jaw to hold and the power to surprise Alvarez in a fight that is expected to be seen by more than Half of the Mexican population.