Undisputed super middleweight champion Saul Canelo Alvarez will step inside the ring this weekend to take on Dmitry Bivol in the light heavyweight division. The Russian boxer’s WBA lightweight championship will be on the line as Alvarez aims to become a champion in two different divisions.
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It is needless to say that the entire world will have its eyes on Canelo as he is unarguably one of the biggest boxers in the world. Moreover, it would be interesting to watch this fight as Alvarez moves up a weight class and challenges Bivol who is currently undefeated in his 19 professional fights.
As we inch closer to this super fight, let us take a look at the previous fights of both these boxers. Dmitry last fought in December last year where he picked up an impressive unanimous decision win against Umar Salamov and defended his light heavyweight title.
Meanwhile, Canelo achieved a monumental feat by defeating Caleb Plant via TKO in the 11th round and securing the undisputed super-middleweight champion. Interestingly, Alvarez was intending to move up to cruiserweight. But he decided to compete in the light heavyweight division and add another title to his bag.
Going forward here is everything to know about the fight card, streaming details and timings of the Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol bout.
Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol Fight Card
- Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol – WBA light heavyweight title bout
- Scott Alexander vs. Zhilei Zhang – Heavyweight Division bout
- Montana Love vs. Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela – Super lightweight division bout
- Shakhram Giyasov vs. Christian Gomez – Welterweight bout
- Joselito Velazquez vs. Jose Soto – Flyweight division bout
- Alexis Espino vs. Aaron Silva – Middleweight division bout
- Marc Castro vs. Pedro Vincente Scharbaai – Lightweight division bout
- Elnur Abduraimov vs. Manuel Correa – Super featherweight division bout
- Fernando Angel Molina vs. Ricardo Valdovinos – Super lightweight division bout
How to watch Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol?
The main card of Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 7th at 8 pm E.T. and the walkouts of the light heavyweight title fight are scheduled at 11 pm ET/ 4 am BST. However, these timings could change as per the length of the undercard fights of the PPV.
In the USA: Fans from the United States of America can watch the Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol live on DAZN PPV for $59.99. Meanwhile, existing subscribers will have to pay a total of $79.98 to enjoy this light heavyweight clash. They can watch the proceedings at 8:00 pm on May 7th.
In the UK: Boxing fans living in the United Kingdom can watch the live coverage of this PPV on May 8th at 1 am. They can buy a monthly subscription to DAZN and enjoy the Canelo vs Bivol bout for £7.99.
In Canada: The Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol PPV will be available for the Canadian boxing fans on DAZN PPV for 59.99 CA$. Those who are the existing subscribers of DAZN living in Canada, they can enjoy this PPV for a total of 79.98CA$.
In India: Boxing fans living in India can buy a subscription of DAZN for 69 INR/Month and enjoy the upcoming Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol PPV on May 8th at 5:30 am IST.