The undisputed super middleweight champion Mexican Saul Canelo Alvarez (58-2-2, 39 KOs) will fight at home for the first time since 2011. On May 6, he will face his mandatory challenger and WBO temporary belt holder Briton John Ryder (32-5, 18 KOs).
ESPN, the fight will take place in the state of Jalisco, where Canelo is a native. Almost certainly, the event will host the 46,000th football Akron Stadium. fallback option – Jalisco Stadium.
For Alvarez, this will be the first fight since surgery on his left wrist, which he underwent in October last year. If he wins, the Mexican is aiming for a rematch with WBA Super champion Russian light heavyweight Dmitry Bivol, whom he lost to in May last year.
Canelo is a free agent but prefers to work with promoter Eddie Hearn (Matchroom Boxing) And
streaming DAZN. The fight with Ryder will be the third in a row on this platform.
The other day Alvarez confessed: I only think about Bivol, I haven’t watched Beterbiev. And the legend from the USA is clearly not happy with the Mexican: “Canelo is a diamond? Yes, he’s trash.”