Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will glance so as to add but some other accomplishment to his already implausible resume when he faces WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol on Saturday evening. The motion takes position at T-Cell Area in Las Vegas (8 p.m. ET, DAZN PPV — subscribe and purchase now).
Alvarez is the unified tremendous middleweight champion and coming as much as mild heavyweight for simply the second one time in his occupation. Bivol, an undefeated longtime champion at 175 kilos, might be a far stiffer check than Sergey Kovalev, the fighter Alvarez defeated in November 2019 to win the WBO mild heavyweight identify.
Bivol rose from WBA meantime champion to “common” champion prior to being increased to “tremendous” champion in October 2019. He has now effectively defended his standing as tremendous champion thrice whilst emerging to be normally thought to be one of the crucial two easiest mild heavyweights on the earth, along Artur Beterbiev.
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Alvarez vs. Bivol battle card, effects
- Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol (c), WBA mild heavyweight championship
- Montana Love vs. Gabriel Gollaz, junior welterweights
- Shakhram Giyasov def. Christian Gomez by way of unanimous choice (99-88, 99-88, 98-89)
- Marc Castro def. Pedro Vicente by way of unanimous choice (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)
- Zhilei Zhang def. Scott Alexander by way of first-round knockout
Alvarez vs. Bivol scorecard