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 Might 8, stay worldwide on DAZN. Pre-sales for the blockbuster battle will begin on Tuesday March 23 with normal sale starting on Friday March 26 at SeatGeek.com.
Mexican celebrity Canelo places his WBC, WBA Tremendous and Ring Journal titles on the road on the Residence 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 document in opposition to the pound-for-pound king in entrance of the largest sporting crowd for over a yr 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 Common Supervisor Jerry Jones. “AT&T Stadium was constructed to accommodate the best sporting occasions on the planet, and we really feel we have now one other unbelievable boxing occasion on the horizon with this matchup happening in Arlington on Might 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. Might 8 can even 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, Residence of the Houston Astros.
“It’s an absolute honor to convey this large occasion to the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on Might 8,” stated Eddie Hearn, Managing Director of Matchroom Sport. “Final yr Canelo missed out on his historic Cinco De Mayo battle, and to convey over 60,000 followers collectively at this iconic stadium this yr is a dream come true.
“This battle is the largest of 2021 up to now with Canelo seeking to unify the division as soon as extra in opposition to 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 convey this international occasion to their gorgeous facility and we sit up for giving the followers a momentous event and a Cinco de Mayo celebration they are going to always remember.”
“For 2021’s greatest boxing occasion to this point, it’s exhausting 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
Press launch issued by Matchroom Boxing.