Saul Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders battle it out at a sold out AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX on Saturday May 8, which converts to Sunday May 9 in the UK and Australia. The contest headlines the four-fight boxing card live stream on DAZN, following the four-fight undercard live on YouTube.
The Champion versus Champion matchup is scheduled for twelve rounds with four belts on the line. Mexican star Canelo brings to the table his unified WBC, WBA ‘Super’ and Ring Magazine super middleweight titles. Unbeaten Brit Saunders enters the squared circle holding the WBO 168-pound belt.
In the co-main event Elwin Soto defends his WBO light flyweight title against Katsunari Takayama. Also on the main card Kieron Conway defends his WBA Intercontinental super welterweight strap against Souleymane Cissokho. Kicking off the action live on DAZN Frank Sanchez and Nagy Aguilera square off at welterweight.
The full Canelo vs Saunders undercard can be found below.
How to watch Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders
Boxing fans can watch Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders live on DAZN. The date and start time is scheduled for Saturday, May 8 at 8 pm ET / 5 pm PT in the US, which makes it Sunday, May 9 at 1 am BST in the UK and 10 am AEST in Australia.
Canelo vs Saunders undercard start time is set for 5:20 pm ET / 2:20 pm PT in the US, 10:20 BST in the UK, and 7:20 am AEST in Australia. The free live stream is available on FIGHTMAG (via the Matchroom Boxing channel on YouTube).
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Canelo vs Saunders results
Canelo Alvarez def. Billy Joe Saunders by RTD (R8 at 3:00) | Watch highlights
Elwin Soto def. Katsunari Takayama by TKO (R9 at 2:44)
Souleymane Cissokho def. Kieron Conway by split decision (92-97, 95-94, 96-93)
Frank Sanchez def. Nagy Aguilera by technical decision (60-54, 60-54, 60-54) | Watch finish
Marc Castro def. Irving Macias Castillo by TKO (R4 at 2:04)
Keyshawn Davis def. Jose Antonio Meza by unanimous decision (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)
Christian Alan Gomez Duran def. Xavier Wilson by TKO (R2 at 2:19)
Kelvin Davis def. Jan Marsalek by unanimous decision (38-37, 38-37, 38-37)
Canelo vs Saunders live updates
The fight ends after the eighth round, as Saunders wouldn’t come out of the corner. Canelo earns the win via RTD to retain his WBC, WBA ‘Super’ and Ring Magazine super middleweight titles, and claim WBO 168-pound belt.
Here is the scorecard after eight rounds.
Canelo vs Saunders. Champion vs Champion. Main Event.
In the co-feature Elwin Soto retained his WBO light flyweight title via ninth-round TKO against Katsunari Takayama. One can say the stoppage was quite premature.
Souleymane Cissokho takes a split decision against Kieron Conway and claims WBA Intercontinental super welterweight title.
Scorecards: 97-92 Conway, 96-93 Cissokho, 95-94 Cissokho.
The scheduled for 10 rounds heavyweight bout between Frank Sanchez and Nagy Aguilera ended in the sixth. The latter claimed he was punched at the back of the head… alleging it was an uncalled foul. He was unable to continue.
The technical decision had to be made All three scores were 60-54 in favor of Sanchez.
Rounding up the preliminary card, Marc Castro takes the win against Irving Macias Castillo via fourth-round TKO.
The third undercard bout is in the books. Keyshawn Davis scores a six-round unanimous decision against Jose Antonio Meza.
Christian Alan Gomez Duran stops Xavier Wilson in Round 2.
Kicking off the event, Kelvin Davis gets up from a heavy knockdown in the fourth and final round, takes unanimous decision against Jan Marsalek.
Canelo vs Saunders main card
Canelo Alvarez vs. Billy Joe Saunders, 12 rounds, super middleweight – Canelo’s WBC, WBA ‘Super’ and Ring Magazine titles, Saunders’s WBO super middleweight title
Elwin Soto vs. Katsunari Takayama, 12 rounds, light flyweight – Soto’s WBO light flyweight title
Kieron Conway vs. Souleymane Cissokho, 10 rounds, super welterweight – Conway’s WBA Intercontinental Super-Welterweight title
Frank Sanchez vs. Nagy Aguilera, 10 rounds, heavyweight
Canelo vs Saunders undercard
Marc Castro vs. Irving Macias Castillo, 6 rounds, featherweight
Keyshawn Davis vs. Jose Antonio Meza, 6 rounds, lightweight
Christian Alan Gomez Duran vs. Xavier Wilson, 8 rounds, welterweight
Kelvin Davis vs. Jan Marsalek, 4 rounds, super lightweight