After grabbing the WBA and WBC super-middleweight titles in December, Canelo Alvarez is back to defend them against Avni Yildirim on February 27 at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida. The main-event fight will also have several more interesting clashes in the undercard.
While Covid-19 protocols are still being followed seriously, the event will witness live attendance and considering the ‘Canelo’ show, a record-breaking attendance might not surprise the boxing community.
Meanwhile, it would also be a PPV hit, especially when the result of the fight would determine Alvarez’s future in the division. Following the matchup, the WBA and WBC champion would challenge WBO Champion Billy Joe Saunders in May. So, Alvarez vs Yildirim is an important contest for the sport and the division.
The matchup has already sent fans into a frenzy with several people posing their interest in the fight. Here’s how you can pay and watch the fight live from home.
DAZN will telecast the fight live in the USA, Canada, UK and globally. In Mexico, TV Azteca will take the slot. To watch the contest live, one needs to have a paid subscription, The PPV prices aren’t too high, which is a good signal to the fans.
The monthly subscription of DAZN would cost $19.99 in the USA and an annual subscription would cost $99.99. In Canada, CAD 20 is the monthly subscription price and CAD 150 is annual. However, there’s a 30-day free trial available in Canada.
Apart from that, several cable providers also have the fight billable at a PPV price of $49.99, inclusive of a gift code for the DAZN subscription. That said, it’s only for the people in the USA or Canada.
Main-event:- Canelo Alvarez (C) vs Avni Yildirim (WBA and WBC 168 super middleweight championship)
Julio Cesar Martinez (C) vs McWilliams Arroyo (WBC flyweight championship)
Zhang Zhilei vs. Jerry Forrest; Heavyweight.
Diego Pacheco vs. Rodolfo Gomez Jr.; Super Middleweight.
Alexis Espino vs. Ashton Sykes; Super Middleweight.
Marc Castro vs. Lester Brown; Junior Lightweight.
Aaron Aponte vs. Harry Gigliotti; Junior Welterweight.
Alexis Molina vs. TBA; Featherweight.