It's been over a year since fans got the chance to see Canelo Alvarez in a boxing ring, but the WBA (Super) and WBC Middleweight Champion "Franchise" will finally make his 2020 debut on Saturday when he faces Callum Smith occurs.
Smith (27-0, 19 KOs) could be Canelo's toughest challenge yet. The undefeated Englishman is the WBA (Super) and The Ring Super Middleweight Champion.
"I've wanted a big fight since I became world champion, so I'm very happy that we can offer the fans a fight between the best of the division in these challenging times," said Smith before the fight. "I really think I'll beat him and prove that 168 pounds is my division."
Of course, Smith is still the underdog. Canelo is a four division champion. The last time he fought in the 168 pound division, he destroyed Rocky Fielding in a third round TKO in December 2018 to claim the WBA super middleweight (regular) title.
Here's What You Can Do About Canelo vs. Smith need to know, including start time, price, and updated betting odds.
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When is Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith?
Date: Saturday 19th DecemberMain event start time: 8 p.m. ET Canelo-Smith Start Time: 11 p.m. ET
Canelo Alvarez's return to the ring against Callum Smith will be on Saturday, December 19th. The card starts at 8 p.m. ET, with Alvarez and Smith scheduled to do their ring walks around 11pm. ET, depending on the length of previous fights.
How to see Canelo versus Smith
The battle between Canelo and Smith will be broadcast live on DAZN in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide (with the exception of Mexico, where it is shown on Azteca TV).
Those looking to watch the battle can find DAZN on a number of different systems including, but not limited to, Amazon Fire TV / Stick, Android, Apple TV, Google Chromecast, iOS, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Roku, and Xbox One. Viewers can also find it on DAZN.com using browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, and Safari.
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What does Canelo vs. Smith?
PPV: $ 69.99DAZN subscription: $ 19.99 / month, $ 99.99 / year
DAZN offers two different ways to watch the fight between Canelo and Smith in the US with different prices.
Boxing fans who want to watch the fight can sign up for a monthly DAZN subscription or an annual pass. The annual pass is $ 99.99 while the monthly subscription is $ 19.99. (In Canada, a subscription is $ 20 per month or $ 150 per year.)
Customers of major cable providers like Comcast, Charter, Cox, and others can also pay $ 69.99 to look at their cable box and get a four-month DAZN subscription as part of the cost.
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Where does the fight between Canelo and Smith take place?
The fight between Canelo and Smith takes place in San Antonio, Texas at the Alamodome. A limited number of fans will be in attendance.
This is Alvarez & # 39; second fight at the Alamodome after defeating Austin Trout there in April 2013 and it will be Alvarez & # 39; fourth fight in Texas overall.
Canelo vs. Smith betting odds
Alvarez opened as a favorite against Smith with -670, which means you have to bet $ 670 to win $ 100. Meanwhile, Smith is a +400 underdog. So if you bet $ 100 you can win $ 400.
Current odds can be found in the listings in the DraftKings sports betting.
Canelo Alvarez career record, bio
Nationality: MexicanHeight: 5-8To reach: 70.5 inRecording: 53-1-2, 36 KOs
Callum Smith Career Record, Bio
Nationality: EnglishHeight: 6-3To reach: 78 inRecording: 27-0, 19 KOs
Canelo vs. Smith battle card
Canelo Alvarez versus Callum Smith for Smiths The Ring and WBA (Super) super middleweight titleFrank Sanchez versus Julian Fernandez heavyweightRaymond Ford versus Juan Antonio LopezAustin Williams versus Isiah Jones middleweightMarc Castro versus Luis Javier Valdes featherweightChristian Gomez Duran versus Angel Hernandez welterweight Alexis Eduardo Molina versus Robert Greenwood featherweight