Where is the fight taking place?
It will be Alvarez moving up to light heavyweight to challenge for Bivol’s WBA title, so it won’t be an encounter to miss.
Matchroom Boxing has secured the promotional rights to Canelo’s next two contests, with this Cinco De Mayo showcase first.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Canelo vs Bivol venue, including the arena that will host the major fight.
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Location Canelo vs. Bivol
DAZN confirmed that the fight will take place on Saturday May 7, 2022 from T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.
For boxing fans in the UK, the fight will be available as part of a DAZN subscription at a very affordable price for a major US PPV.
DAZN is available for £7.99 per month for fight fans in Britain and includes an array of upcoming Matchroom Boxing events for fans to enjoy.
Canelo vs Bivol is part of a huge series of fights that will be shown live on DAZN in the coming months, with the next ones scheduled from Monday, March 14, 2022:
- Saturday March 5, 2022: Chocolatito III vs. Julio Cesar Martinez
- Saturday March 12, 2022: Leigh Wood vs. Michael Conlan
- Saturday March 19, 2022: Vergil Ortiz Jr vs. Michael McKinson
- Saturday March 26, 2022: Kiko Martinez vs. Josh Warrington II
- Saturday April 9, 2022: Ryan Garcia vs Emmanuel Tagoe
- Saturday April 30, 2022: Katie Taylor vs. Amanda Serrano
- Saturday May 7, 2022: Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol (Live Exclusively on DAZN PPV)
Speaking ahead of the Matchroom Boxing fight, Canelo revealed exactly why he and his team chose the fight to take place that specific weekend in May 2022.
He noted: “I am very happy with this fight against Dmitry Bivol. This is another big challenge for me and my career, especially as I gain weight and face an outstanding light heavyweight champion like Bivol.
“I’m also very happy that this fight is scheduled for Cinco De Mayo weekend – May 7 – for all the fans to enjoy. We will be ready, as we always are.
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