Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Where to Watch, Live Stream, Date, Place, and Undercard

Published 02/24/2021, 10:30 AM EST

The pound-for-pound kingpin of boxing, Canelo Alvarez, is ready to storm into the ring on February 27. The unified super-middleweight champion will take on the Turkish boxer, Avni Yildirim, in a mandatory title defense fight.


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This battle carries immense hype and responsibilities because Alvarez already has mammoth plans to fight for the undisputed title in 2021. This bout is extremely important to him to signify his run and establish his legacy at this weight class.

That said, here’s everything you need to know about the Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim fight.


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Where to watch Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim?

The fight will stream live on DAZN and will be showcased in more than 200 countries and territories. The Mexican fans don’t have to purchase the subscription on DAZN, as they’ll get to watch the fight on TV Azteca. UK fans can buy the subscription for £1.99/month.

New Zealand and Australian fans can buy the DAZN subscription at a discounted price of $2.99/month. These prices are comparatively lower than that of the American markets, where it costs around $19.99 for a month.

DAZN’s streaming platform works with many internet-connected devices and smart TVs.

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Date, Location, and Time 

The bout will take place on Saturday, February 27, at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami. This contest will observe a limited in-stadium attendance because of the global pandemic. The coverage starts at 7 pm ET whereas the Main Event will start at 10 pm ET. However, the timings might fluctuate because of earlier fights on the undercard.

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Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim undercard

Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim (WBC/WBA Super Middleweight titles)

Julio Cesar Martinez vs. McWilliams Arroyo (WBC flyweight title)

Zhang Zhilei vs. Jerry Forrest (Heavyweight)

Diego Pacheco vs. Rodolfo Gomez Jr. (Super Middleweight)

Alexis Espino vs. Ashton Sykes (Super Middleweight)


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Marc Castro vs. Lester Brown (Junior Lightweight)

Aaron Aponte vs. Harry Gigliotti (Junior Welterweight)

Alexis Molina vs. TBA  (Featherweight)


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Who do you think will come out on top in the main event? Can Alvarez crush Avni Yildirim just like his previous opponent, Callum Smith?


Prathamesh Singh Chauhan

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Prathamesh Singh Chauhan is a Boxing Author at EssentiallySports. He is a graduate from the International Institute of Sports Management who combines his love for sports, particularly combat sports, and his flair for writing and analysis to help him in his day-to-day work. He has prior professional experience with sporting organizations such as Star Sports, Khelo India, and NBA.