Arlington, TX to host unified World Tremendous-Middleweight unification on Could 8 – Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will conflict in entrance of over 60,000 followers in a World Tremendous-Middleweight title unification blockbuster at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Saturday Could 8, stay worldwide on DAZN. Pre-sales for the blockbuster struggle will begin on Tuesday March 23 with normal sale starting on Friday March 26 at SeatGeek.com.
Mexican famous person Canelo places his WBC, WBA Tremendous and Ring Journal titles on the road on the House of the Dallas Cowboys on Cinco de Mayo weekend, as British favourite Saunders brings his WBO strap throughout the pond and appears to increase his unbeaten professional file towards the pound-for-pound king in entrance of the most important sporting crowd for over a 12 months within the US.
“We’re proud to host a boxing match of this magnitude as we welcome again Canelo Alvarez to AT&T Stadium to tackle Billy Joe Saunders,” stated Dallas Cowboys Proprietor, President and Basic Supervisor Jerry Jones. “AT&T Stadium was constructed to accommodate the best sporting occasions on the planet, and we really feel we’ve one other unimaginable boxing occasion on the horizon with this matchup going down in Arlington on Could eighth.”
Saunders is the fourth Briton to face the Mexican star and the second to take action at AT&T Stadium, after Canelo defeated Liam Smith there in September 2016. Could 8 may also be the fifth stadium present for Canelo within the Lone Star state having fought twice on the Alamodome in San Antonio and at Minute Maid Park, House of the Houston Astros.
“It’s an absolute honor to carry this large occasion to the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Could 8,” stated Eddie Hearn, Managing Director of Matchroom Sport. “Final 12 months Canelo missed out on his historic Cinco De Mayo struggle, and to carry over 60,000 followers collectively at this iconic stadium this 12 months is a dream come true.
“This struggle is the most important of 2021 to this point with Canelo trying to unify the division as soon as extra towards undefeated two-weight World champion Billy Joe Saunders. We need to thank Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys and AT&T Stadium for his or her efforts to carry this world occasion to their gorgeous facility and we sit up for giving the followers a momentous event and a Cinco de Mayo celebration they’ll always remember.”
“For 2021’s largest boxing occasion up to now, it’s arduous to think about a greater place than AT&T Stadium,” stated DAZN EVP Joseph Markowski. “We sit up for delivering a world-class occasion from this world-class venue to DAZN subscribers throughout the globe.”
Tickets go on pre-sale on Tuesday March 23 from 10am CT, with tickets ranging from simply $40 (plus charges. Pre-sale ends at 10pm CT on Thursday March 25, and tickets then go on normal sale at 10am CT on Friday March 26 at SeatGeek.com