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SAUL ‘CANELO’ ALVAREZ faces off towards Britain’s Callum Smith in an enormous world title showdown TONIGHT.
Alvarez final beat Sergey Kovalev in his transfer as much as light-heavyweight 13 months in the past – however the coronavirus pandemic and a authorized battle together with his former promoters Golden Boy has stored him out of the ring till now.
Smith is six inches taller than Canelo with an eight-inch attain benefitCredit score: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom
The Mexican was imagined to tackle Brit Billy Joe Saunders in Might, however will now tackle 168 lbs WBA and Ring Journal titleholder Smith as a substitute.
What time does Canelo vs Smith begin in UK?
- Canelo Alvarez’s long-awaited return to the ring takes place on Saturday, December 19 – TODAY.
- The bout ought to get underway within the early hours of Sunday morning within the UK, between 4.30am and 5am GMT.
- Protection of the occasion, which incorporates undercard fights, will start at round 1am.
- The struggle will happen on the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas.
Canelo and Smith will struggle for the WBA, WBC and The Ring super-middleweight titlesCredit score: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom
What TV channel is Canelo vs Smith on and may I stream it stay?
- Canelo vs Smith is stay on DAZN UK.
- DAZN is a streaming service which has been utilized in a number of territories throughout the globe to date, with its essential focus being boxing within the U.S.
- However they’ve now expanded to over 200 nations, together with the UK, the place the value has been set at simply £1.99 a month to start with.
- You may obtain the DAZN app onto your Good TV, cell system or pill.
- Sign up to DAZN UK here.
Canelo vs Smith FULL CARD
- Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith
- Marc Castro v TBA
- Alexis Espino vs Ashton Sykes
- Austin Williams vs Isiah Jones
- Christian Alan Gomez Duran vs Angel Hernandez
- Alexis Moline v TBA
- Raymond Ford v Robert Greenwood
What have the fighters mentioned?
Canelo mentioned: “I am very comfortable to return to the ring and proceed to make historical past.
“I’m motivated to proceed to be the perfect, and I look ahead to preventing Callum Smith, who is among the greatest at 168 lbs.”
Smith commented: “I’ve needed a giant struggle since turning into world champion, so I’m happy that in these difficult instances we are able to ship to the followers a struggle between the perfect within the division.
“I really consider I [will] beat him and can show that 168 lbs is my division.”
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