Everything You Need To Know About Tonight’s ‘Canelo Alvarez vs. Rocky Fielding’
Boxing star Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KO) will make his debut tonight on the DAZN streaming services since signing the most lucrative deal of $365 million ever with the company back in October. The event will take place from inside Madison Square Garden in New York City. Alvarez who move up in the weight class to challenge Rocky Fielding for the WBA (Regular) super middleweight title.
Alvarez last fought in September where he handed Gennady Golovkin his first professional defeat after scoring a unanimous decision win. The two fought last year which ended into a controversial split draw.
Fielding currently holds a professional score of (27-1 15 KOs) will be making his first defense of his 168-pound title. The 31-year-old Liverpool, England, native last fought in July where he defeated Tyron Zeug in the fifth round via TKO to claim the title. Fielding’s last defeat came in November 2015, via first-round KO at the hands of Callum Smith.
Tonight’s card kicks off with the undercard (fully streamed with DAZN) at 6:00 p.m. ET / 3:00 p.m. PT continue with the main card which starts at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT and concludes with the main event, which will begin around 11:30 p.m. ET / 8:30 p.m. PT approximately.
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Canelo vs. Rocky Main Card as below:
-Super middleweight: Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2) def. Rocky Fielding (27-1) via TKO at 2:38 of round 3
Tevin Farmer def. Francisco Fonseca by unanimous decision (117-111 x3) – Farmer’s IBF junior lightweight title
Sadam Ali def. Mauricio Herrera via unanimous decision (100-90, 98-91, 98-92) – Welterweights
Ryan Garcia def. Braulio Rodriguez – Lightweights by KO at 1:14 of round 5 – Lightweights
Katie Taylor def. Eva Wahlstrom by unanimous decision (100-90 x3) – Taylor’s IBF and WBA women’s lightweight titles
Lamont Roach def. Alberto Mercado by unanimous decision (98-92, 97-93, 99-91) – Junior lightweights
Yves Ulysse Jr. def. Maximilliano Becerra by unanimous decision (79-71, 78-72, 78-72) – Junior welterweights