Bloody Elbow has all the details on Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr right here, including fight card, fight time, live stream info, results, and more.
Two of Mexico’s biggest boxing stars will settle their rivalry in the ring on Saturday, May 6th, as current WBO junior middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) goes up in weight to face former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (50-2-1, 32 KOs) at a special catchweight attraction of 164.5 lbs.
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There is no belt on the line, but there’s plenty of pride at stake in this Cinco de Mayo clash at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. You can sense the bad blood between these two and it’s been boiling over for months. The elephant in the room is that a Canelo win may very well set the stage for a fall showdown with current #1 middleweight Gennady Golovkin. For Chavez Jr, it’s an opportunity to revive his career after numerous failed drug tests, weight misses, and lackluster performances.
It should be an electrifying atmosphere and a fun night of boxing, and Bloody Elbow will be here to provide you extensive coverage. Here’s all the details you need on tonight’s card, including how to watch it.
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Fight time: The HBO PPV broadcast will start at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT. Preliminary card coverage begins on Youtube at 7 PM ET/4 PM PT. The main event is expected to start at 11 PM ET/8 PM PT.
TV Network: HBO PPV (Cost: $59.99 SD/$69.99 HD) in the United States and Canada, Box Nation in the UK, TV Azteca and Televisa in Mexico.
PPV Fight Card: Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. (164.5 lbs catchweight, 12 rounds); David Lemieux vs. Marcos Reyes (163 lbs catchweights, 10 rounds); Lucas Matthysse vs. Emmanuel Taylor (welterweights, 12 rounds); Joseph Diaz Jr vs. Manuel Avila (featherweights, 10 rounds)
Results: Check back here later for a complete results post
Live stream: You can watch the two-hour preliminary card stream live on Youtube. Go to canelo-chavez.com to purchase the PPV and watch the entire card online. Subscribers to BoxNation in the UK can watch the card on the network, and stream the entire event through the official BoxNation app. Click here to see the details.
Discussion: Check back here later for a live discussion post