Saúl Canelo Álvarez will face Dmitry Bivol this Saturday for the WBA light heavyweight title. It will be at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. The evening will start at 21 from Argentina and can be seen by ESPN2.
The Mexican returns to the category of the 79.38kg. One more than he had been fighting in recent years. The balance accused 79,106 kg for Canelo and 79,197 kg for Bivol. The man born in Guadalajara, is the current champion of the super middleweight category of the WBA, WBC, WBO and IBF. While the Russian holds the world light heavyweight title of the World Boxing Association.
The last fight of the Mexican was November 6, 2021. On that occasion he defeated by KO Caleb Plant at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The Russian is currently undefeated in the category. disputed 19 fights of which he won all and 11 of them by knockout. It will be another night that promises a great boxing match.
How much money is at stake in the fight between Saul Canelo Álvarez and Dmitry Bivol
As is customary in this type of event, the prizes are equivalent to a large sum of money. Canelo Álvarez has 53 million dollars insured just for getting in the ring. If we add to that the percentages derived from the PPV (Pay Per View), sale of television rights and their sponsors, the Mexican would be left with a sum of $81 million. For his part, Dmitry Bivol will have 2 million dollars guaranteed when going up to fight. Adding the distribution of television and advertising rights, it could win between 4 and 5 million dollars.