Boxing's greatest star will make a stride nearer to getting to be undisputed champion as Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) shields his WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Titles in a 12-round unification fight against IBF Middleweight World Champion Daniel "Miracle Man" Jacobs (35-2, 29 KOs) amid the celebratory few days of Cinco de Mayo. The champion-vs- champion occasion will occur Saturday, May 4, 2019 and will be spilled solely live on DAZN.
Extra subtleties for the occasion, including setting and ticket data, will be reported without further ado.
Canelo is a 28-year-old local of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico who turned into the best man in the game by confronting the best challenge and making the best fights for the fans. At 154 pounds, Canelo caught a few world titles and crushed any semblance of Austin "No Doubt" Trout, Sugar Shane Mosley, Alfredo "El Perro" Angulo, Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara and Liam "Burly" Smith. In any case, Canelo scored his most huge triumph yet at 160 pounds, where he vanquished Gennady "GGG" Golovkin in their exceptionally foreseen rematch in September 2018 and built up himself as the WBC, WBA, Lineal and Ring Magazine Middleweight World Champion. Canelo then left a mark on the world by marking the most worthwhile games contract for a competitor in history to start a noteworthy, select organization with worldwide games gushing stage DAZN that saw the last ruler of pay-per-view boxing venture to another period as the new lord of games spilling.
In his introduction execution, Canelo turned into a three-division world champion by knocking out Rocky Fielding in three rounds to catch the WBA Super Middleweight World Title in December 2018. Canelo will come back to middleweight for this fight as he keeps on clearing out the 160-pound division.
"I'm glad to declare my next fight amid the bubbly few days of Cinco de Mayo," said Canelo Alvarez. "I will bring together my middleweight titles against Daniel Jacobs on one of the two most vital dates that have a place with me. I have almost certainly that I will be successful and that I'll be one stage far from turning into the undisputed middleweight world champion. Furthermore, what preferable approach to watch it over on as huge a stage as DAZN."
Jacobs is a 31-year-old local of Brooklyn, New York who is generally considered as a standout amongst the best middleweights of this period. Notwithstanding being far from the game for 19 months, because of a type of bone malignancy that he fearlessly survived, Jacobs ascended the middleweight rankings to win the WBA Middleweight World Title against Jarrod Fletcher in 2014. Jacobs made a few fruitful resistances, including a booming first-round knockout of Peter Quillin the next year. Notwithstanding losing to Gennady Golovkin in a nearby fight in 2017, Jacobs has stayed undefeated since his arrival, vanquishing previous beginner champion and middleweight contender Sergiy Derevyanchenko to catch the IBF Middleweight World Championship. Jacobs will hope to catch more middleweight equipment in the greatest fight of his profession.
"This is the open door I have been hanging tight for. The chance to accomplish enormity inside the ring," said Daniel Jacobs. "I have dependably trusted I can beat Canelo, and on May 4 live on DAZN, I will motivate my opportunity to play it out. It's been almost a long time since Canelo has confronted an American challenger. It will be an enormous occasion where I trust I will bond myself as the best middleweight in the division."
"Canelo Alvarez needs the best fights and the greatest difficulties," said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. "That is the thing that he did as the 154-pound champion, and that is what he's doing now as the lord of the middleweight division. We are additionally glad to show to boxing fans this new organization with DAZN implies that fans will get PPV level fights without the expense of pay-per-view. Brilliant Boy Promotions is proceeding with its guarantee to make the game as open as conceivable by putting this champion-vs.-champion fight on the stage."
"What a fight! I can't reveal to you how glad I am that Danny Jacobs inspires this chance to fight Canelo on Cinco de Mayo in a huge unification fight," said Eddie Hearn, Managing Director of Matchroom Sport. "Triumph would top a standout amongst the most unimaginable, uplifting boxing accounts of our age, and Danny and the group will set up everything to lead him to triumph. Admiration to Canelo and Golden Boy for tolerating this test, and congrats to DAZN and their endorsers for getting this unbelievable fight with no additional expense. We should go May 4! How about we go Daniel Jacobs!"
"On some other system or stage, Canelo vs Jacobs live stream would be a costly PPV," said Joseph Markowski, DAZN EVP of North America. "At DAZN, we trust the best fights ought to be accessible to our supporters at no additional charge."
Canelo vs Jacobs is a 12-round fight for the WBC, WBA, Lineal, Ring Magazine and IBF Middleweight World Titles introduced by Golden Boy Promotions in relationship with Matchroom Boxing. The occasion is supported by Tecate, "THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING" and Hennessy "Never Stop. Never Settle." The occasion will occur Saturday, May 4, 2019 and will be gushed live on DAZN.