Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol Disclosed Fight Purse

Published 05/05/2022, 11:00 AM EDT
SAN DIEGO, CA – MARCH 02: Boxers Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol pose for photos at the press conference announcing the Canelo Alvarez v Dmitry Bivol fight on May 7th, 2022 at the Sheraton Hotel on March 2, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Matt Thomas/Getty Images) ***Local Caption***

The pound-for-pound king Canelo Alvarez is moving up to the light heavyweight division. Before that, the champ has thrashed the entire weight class to crown become the first undisputed super middleweight title. To expose himself to bigger challenges, the Mexican icon is all set to face the WBA light-heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol.

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The Saturday showdown is most likely to be a blockbuster event at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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Let’s know about the guaranteed purse each pugilist will clinch for delivering an action-packed mega-event.

Guaranteed purse of Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol

In collaboration with ‘MatchRoom Boxing’ of renowned English promoter Eddie Hearn, Canelo Alvarez has already made record pay-per-view sales. Certainly, the Mexican boxing icon will make new records in the upcoming clash. As per reports, he will earn a guaranteed purse of $15million for a fight against Bivol.

SAN DIEGO, CA – MARCH 02: Boxers Canelo Alvarez and Dmitry Bivol pose for photos at the press conference announcing the Canelo Alvarez v Dmitry Bivol fight on May 7th, 2022 at the Sheraton Hotel on March 2, 2022 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Matt Thomas/Getty Images) ***Local Caption***

Moreover, the purse bid has already confirmed that he will get 70 percent of pay-per-view sales.

Whereas his opponent, Bivol, who will compete in one of the biggest fights of his career, will get a guaranteed purse of $2million. This is probably the highest payday for the Russian pugilist. Moreover, he will clinch 30 percent of pay-per-view sales.

Previous fight earnings of Alvarez and Bivol

Alvarez has had several big clashes in his career. He faced former IBF super middleweight, Caleb Plant, in November 2021 and emerged victorious by knockout.

Per reports, he made $35million from this fight. It was among the biggest paydays of Alvarez’s career.

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Nov 6, 2021; Las Vegas, Nevada, USA; Canelo Alvarez (gold/white trunks) and Caleb Plant (white/gray trunks) box during their undisputed super middleweight world championship boxing match at MGM Grand Garden Arena. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

On the other hand, Bivol has never faced a fighter of Alvarez’s level before. His biggest payday was against Craig Richards. The guaranteed purse for this fight was $500 thousand.

It would be interesting to spectate two warriors with phenomenal career records facing each other.

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Do you think Alvarez will continue his winning streak or Bivol will pull an upset? Let us know in the comments below.

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Abhishek Singh

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Abhishek Singh is a Boxing writer at EssentiallySports. Following the completion of his training as an amateur boxer, he is currently preparing to appear for trials at the state and national levels. With over 3 years of experience in playing the sport, Abhishek is also the holder of a Bachelor's in Arts degree from the University of Delhi.

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