Alvarez Faces Chavez Jr in Cinco De Mayo War – Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions have the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on lock this weekend as they bring us Saul “Canelo” Alvarez versus Julio Cesar Chavez Jr on Saturday night.
GBP has had this fight signed for several months and they have been promoting it as a candidate for the biggest fight of the year. The pair embarked on a four city promotional tour when the fight was announced, making stops in Mexcio City, New York City, Houston and Los Angeles. The fight between Mexican superstars Alvarez and Chavez Jr has been talked about for many years and PPV sales of about 1 million are expected.
The waiting is over, the fight is this weekend.
Alvarez Faces Chavez Jr in Cinco De Mayo War
If you are anywhere near Las Vegas for this one, get yourself to theT-Mobile Arena. The fights are set to air on HBO pay-per-view in the United States and on BT Sport in the United Kingdom. The current line-up as it stands today appears below.
Saturday, May 6th, 2016 – T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada
(Card Subject To Change):
164.5 LB 12 RDS: Saul Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
126 LBS 10 RDS: Joseph Diaz vs Manuel Avila
147 LBS 10 RDS: Lucas Martin Matthysse vs Emmanuel Taylor
160 LBS 10 RDS: David Lemieux vs Marcos Reyes
122 LBS 10 RDS: Ronny Rios vs Daniel Noriega
135 LBS 6 RDS: Ryan Garcia vs Tyrone Luckey
135 LBS 6 RDS: Joseph Aguierre vs Angel Alspuro
112 LBS 4×2 RDS: Marlen Esparza vs Samanatha Salazar
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