The quest for greatness continues for four-division champion Canelo Alvarez.
After defeating Caleb Plant by Eleventh-round TKO in November to turn into the primary fighter within the four-belt period to unify all the main tremendous middleweight world titles, Alvarez is going through WBA gentle heavyweight champ Dmitry Bivol with the purpose of unifying that division sooner or later.
Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) has defended his title 3 times since being elevated to full titleholder in 2019. He has peak and attain benefits over Alvarez and hasn’t misplaced a combat since a defeat to former gentle heavyweight champion Oleksandr Gvozdyk as an newbie nearly 9 years in the past.
Alvarez (57-1-1, 39 KOs) vs. Bivol (19-0, 11 KOs) headlines a boxing card at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday night time (DAZN pay-per-view, 8 ET).
Follow live as Mike Coppinger offers results and analysis.
Fight in progress: Alexis Espino vs. Aaron Silva, eight rounds, middleweights
Still to return:
Title combat: Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol, 12 rounds, for Bivol’s WBA “tremendous” gentle heavyweight title
Montana Love vs. Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela, 12 rounds, junior welterweights
Shakhram Giyasov vs. Christian Gomez, 10 rounds, welterweights
Joselito Velazquez vs. Jose Soto, 10 rounds, flyweights
Zhilei Zhang vs. Scott Alexander, 10 rounds, heavyweights
Marc Castro vs. Pedro Vicente Scharbaai, eight rounds, lightweights