For the third time since December, Canelo Alvarez will be stepping into the ring, this time to take on Billy Joe Saunders. The unification bout will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Last time in the ring, Alvarez was able to decisively beat Avni Yildirim on Feb. 27, with Yildirim tapping out after the third round. Before that, he defeated Callum Smith in a unanimous decision. That had been his first fight since beating Sergey Kovalev in Nov. 2019.
As for Saunders, he’s has held world championships in two different weight classes and the WBO super-middleweight title, which he has held since 2019.
The fight between the two boxers will start at approximately 11 p.m. ET on Saturday with an undercard beginning at 8 p.m. ET. The entire event will be available through DAZN, which owns exclusive rights to broadcast the fight in the United States.
Here’s everything you need to know to watch the Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders boxing match, including the start time, where to buy the paper view, how much it costs and more.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders will be available exclusively on DAZN, the subscription-based streaming service. DAZN will also be allowing traditional pay-per-view options through main cable providers to complement its live streaming options. As a result, boxing fans will be able to purchase Canelo vs. Saunders through their cable provider if they desire to do so.
DAZN is available to be used via desktop website and a variety of streaming apps including a mobile app, smart TV app and console app, so most any device will be able to stream the fight live.
How much is Canelo vs. Saunders pay-per-view?
DAZN subscription: $19.99/month or $99/year
PPV price (cable): $69.99
The fight is available live on DAZN, which offers a month-to-month subscription of $19.99 per month or a $99 per year subscription. In Canada, the monthly cost is $20 CAD, and the annual cost is $150 CAD.
Additionally, the Canelo vs. Saunders can be purchased on pay-per-view for $69.99. In addition to the fight, those that purchase the pay-per-view package will also get a three-month subscription to DAZN for free. Major cable providers including Comcast, Charter, Cox and more will allow its users to purchase the pay-per-view fight.
What time does the Canelo vs. Saunders fight start?
Main card start time: 8 p.m. ET
Canelo vs. Saunders start time: 11 p.m. ET
There are eight total matchups scheduled for Saturday night. The first of four matchups on the main card will begin at 8 p.m. ET, while the Canelo vs. Saunders fight is scheduled to start at 11 p.m. ET, though the exact time depends on the length of the earlier bouts.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders fight card
Saul Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders for the Canelo’s WBA, WBC and Ring Magazine super middleweight titles, and Saunders’ WBO title
Edwin Soto vs. Katsunari Takayama for Soto’s WBO light-flyweight title
Kieron Conway vs. Souleymane Cissokho for Conway’s WBA Intercontinental super welterweight title
Frank Sanchez vs. Nagy Aguilera, heavyweight
Marc Castro vs. Irving Macias Castillo, super featherweight
Keyshawn Davis vs. Jose Antonia Meza, lightweight
Christian Alan Gomez Duran vs. Xavier Wilson, welterweight
Kelvin Davis vs. Jan Marsalek, super lightweight