An all-you-need-to-know guide on Canelo Alvarez v Jermell Charlo
Arguably the biggest star in boxing at present returns to the ring at the end of September to defend his titles against Jermell Charlo.
Canelo was originally tipped to fight Charlo’s twin brother Jermall, but the Iron Man is stepping up two weight divisions to have his chance of adding the super-middleweight crown to his undisputed super-welterweight champion haul.
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Canelo will return to Las Vegas following victory in his home nation back in May. The Mexican has made Sin City his home in recent years, and will return to the T-Mobile Arena, where he defeated Gennady Golovkin this time last year.
The fight takes place on September 30, with ringwalk expected at around 8pm local time. For UK viewers, you can expect to see the main event at around 4am on Sunday October 1.
It’s set to be one of the most watched fights of the year so far, and there’s interest in this one on both sides of the pond. However, at present British boxing fans will have to find other ways to follow the fight as a broadcaster has yet to pick the fight up.
Those in the USA will have access to the fight, with coverage being broadcast live on Showtime PPV. The price of the fight is $84.99, which also includes the full undercard.
The full undercard has yet to be determined, however there are a number of fights scheduled in for the night, with Jesus Alejandro Ramos Jr taking on Erickson Lubin, as well as Yordenis Ugas going toe-to-toe with Mario Barrios.
The fight card for September 30 is currently as follows:
Fight card subject to change. More fights are expected to be added to the bill.
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