In an all Mexican mega-fight, two-weight world champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez (48-1-1, 34 KOs) will fight former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr (50-2-1, 32 KOs) on May 6.
The scheduled 12-round bout – taking place on the Mexican holiday weekend of Cinco de Mayo – has been contracted at a catchweight of 164.5 pounds. The venue is still to be determined but it looks likely to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
The 26-year-old Canelo defeated Britain’s Liam…
Source: Canelo and Chavez Jr to clash on May 6