Canelo Alvarez take on mexican counter part Julio Chavez Jr in what will be a massive fight this Saturday, 06 May 2017 in Las Vegas, USA. This might not be the most competitive fight but certainly created alot of buzz in the build up and we can expect a slugfest where Canelo Alvarez goes into the fight as heavy favourite. There is alot of money to be made for both fighters and that was the driving force behind making this fight possible. If you missed the live action of this fight, you can always tune in here after the fight to get full replay video usually available immediately after the fight.
Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Chavez Jr Official Weigh-in: Billed as “battle of mexico” the official weigh-in took place on Friday night in Las Vegas on both fighters hit the scale under required limit. Julio Chavez Jr who was apperently struggling to make weight came in at 164.5lbs while Canelo Alvarez hit the scale at 164.5lbs but looked bigger and in much more better shape. Alvarez has never fought above 155lbs and this will be his very first fight at 164lbs catchweight.
Canelo vs Chavez Full Fight Video: The fight will be broadcasted by HBO PPV in the US while UK viewers can watch the fight live on BoxNation. Mexico’s Azteca TV will have live coverage in the country. But if you missed the live action somehow, you can always tune in here for full fight replay video which is usually available 1 hour after the fight.
Canelo Alvarez is the A side in this fight and he is guaranteed a fight purse of $8 million but considering his PPV share based contract with HBO, he is likely to clear in the region of $10 to $12 million from this fight. Chavez Jr on the other hand will make his career best $2.5 million Guaranteed plus another million or two from PPV share and sponsorship deals.