The stage is now getting set for the much-anticipated fight between Canelo Alvarez against Daniel Jacobs. The fight will now hold on May 4. The fight is going to take place in Las Vegas Nevada, US. Everybody was expecting it after the title fight last year where Canelo made his way to the 160-pound division. He will now defend the WBA super. He will defend the title against another rising star Daniel Jacobs.
The fight is to be closely monitored across the globe and it is will be telecast live on DAZN. Canelo is still enjoying the historic $365 million five years contract deal for streaming service. This is going to be the second fight he is going to enjoy under that contract.
The fight is going to be historic because two tough middleweight fighters will fight it against each other to determine who will be the champion.
Canelo became the WBA super middleweight champion when he defeated Rocky Fielding in a third round. Because of that victory, he became the world champion for boxers of that weight category. This match became a way forward for the anticipated return to the middleweight titles. He wants to unify the middleweight titles.
Before this contender emerged, people believed that Canelo was to fight GGG. Canelo himself that this fight will enable him to unify his middleweight titles against Jacobs. He said that he has no doubt he will win the fight that could pave the way for him to become the undisputed middleweight champion of the world. There is no other better way of watching this fight than through the DAZN.
Jacobs is the challenger. He became a candidate for that fight after winning his fight against Serhiy Derevianchenko in October last year. The fight was a tough one for him and he manages to win the fight. He claimed victory after a split decision by the judges. This means that victory could have gone the other way.
He was once the middleweight champion and he dropped that after Golovkin beat him. The fight is coming at this time when the whole world is thinking that GGG is the most deadly boxer to encounter in the ring.
However, it is proper that the fight between Jacobs and Canelo takes place. This is because Canelo is the ruler in that division.
Jacobs confirmed that he is ready for the fight and that it is an opportunity he has been waiting for. He believed that this fight would make him to rule the ring. He said that he always believes that he will beat Canelo and that May 4 provides him the needed opportunity to achieve that. There is no doubt that the fight is going to be a great event between these two fighters.
Las Vegas Cinco De Mayo weekend will coincide with that fight. Las Vegas residents are waiting eagerly for the fight since Canelo is the superstar that makes things happen in the city after Mayweather retirement from regular boxing.
Many people think that this fight is going to be tough and dangerous for Canelo. Many people believed that surprise could happen because Jacobs is a dangerous boxer. He is very powerful and determined once in the ring.
Both boxers had an encounter with GGG in the past. If records of what happened in the past is anything to go by, then many people could think that Jacobs could win because in the fight between GGG and Jacobs, Jacobs won but that was not the case in the fight between GGG and Canelo where GGG won. This is going to be a great fight and the world is waiting for the day.