Canelo Alvarez has vowed to be more active after COVID took a hold on the boxing world, and now the WBA (Super) and WBC super middleweight champion will return to the ring for the second time in 70 days when He will defend his titles against Avni Yildirim of Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, live and exclusively on DAZN in more than 200 territories around the world (excluding Mexico).
Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KOs) last fought in December when he completely dominated Callum Smith en route to a unanimous decision to claim the WBA (Super) title from Smith and the vacant WBC championship . But once he wins the WBC title, he is expected to defend it within 90 days against Yildirim (21-2, 12 KOs). Alvarez stepped into the fight, giving fans another chance to see boxing’s biggest star in less than three months.
Yildirim is coming out of a controversial technical decision loss to Anthony Dirrell in 2019.
Canelo is expected to do a short Yilidirm job and focus on a proposed unification fight in May with WBO champion Billy Joe Saunders. But can the Turkish fighter pull off the massive upheaval?
Here are all the details on Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim live stream.
When Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim?
- Main card: 7 p.m. ET
- Canelo-Yildirim Main Event: 10 p.m. ET (approximate)
The Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim main card will kick off at 7 p.m. ET on Saturday night, with the challenger and champion scheduled to make their ring walk around 10 p.m. ET, depending on the length of previous fights.
How to watch Canelo vs. Yildirim
The Canelo vs. Yildirim fight will be broadcast live worldwide on DAZN, in more than 200 countries and territories, including the United States and Canada.
Those who wish to watch the fight can find DAZN on a number of different systems including, but not limited to Amazon Fire TV / stick, Android, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, iPhone and iPad, Playstation 4, Playstation 5 , Xbox One, Xbox Series X / S, and Roku. The DAZN app is also available on LG, Samsung and Vizio smart TVs, as well as Xfinity X1 and Flex.
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Canelo vs Yildirim PPV price
- Subscription: $ 19.99 / month or $ 99.99 / year
A DAZN subscription grants you access to the Canelo vs. Yildirim fight.
In the United States, a monthly subscription costs $ 19.99 and an annual subscription is $ 99.99.
In Canada, a monthly subscription is CAD $ 20 and an annual subscription is CAD $ 150. (There is also a 30-day free trial in Canada.)
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Where Canelo vs. Is Yildirim taking place?
Alvarez will defend his WBA (super) and WBC super middleweight titles against Yildirim at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami with a limited number of fans in attendance due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Alvarez and Yilidrim face off at the site for the first time.
Canelo vs Yildirim odds
Alvarez is listed as a favorite among sports betting. According to William Hill, Alvarez is the favorite at -4000, while Yildirim is an underdog at +1500.
Canelo Alvarez recording and biography
Born: July 18, 1990
Reach: 70.5 inch
Total fights: 57
Record: 54-1-2 with 36 KOs
Recording and biography of Avni Yildirim
Born: Aug 5, 1991
Reach: 70 inch
Total fights: 23
Record: 21-2 with 12 KOs
Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim Battle Card
- Canelo Alvarez v Avni Yildirim for Alvarez WBC / WBA Super Middleweight titles
- Julio Cesar Martinez vs. McWilliams Arroyo for Martinez’s WBC flyweight title
- Zhang Zhilei vs. Jerry Forrest; Heavy weights
- Diego Pacheco vs. Rodolfo Gomez Jr .; Super middleweight
- Alexis Espino vs. Ashton Sykes; Super middleweight
- Marc Castro vs. Lester Brown; Light junior
- Aaron Aponte vs. Harry Gigliotti; Junior welterweight
- Alexis Molina v TBA; Lightweight