Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will look to add yet another accomplishment to his already incredible resume when he faces WBA light heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol on Saturday night. The action takes place at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (8 p.m. ET, DAZN PPV — subscribe and buy now).
Alvarez is the unified super middleweight champion and coming up to light heavyweight for just the second time in his career. Bivol, an undefeated longtime champion at 175 pounds, is likely to be a much stiffer test than Sergey Kovalev, the fighter Alvarez defeated in November 2019 to win the WBO light heavyweight title.
Bivol rose from WBA interim champion to “regular” champion before being elevated to “super” champion in October 2019. He has now successfully defended his status as super champion three times while rising to be generally considered one of the two best light heavyweights in the world, alongside Artur Beterbiev.
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Alvarez vs. Bivol fight card, results
- Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol (c), WBA light heavyweight championship
- Montana Love def. Gabriel Gollaz via unanimous decision (114-112, 114-112, 114-112)
- Shakhram Giyasov def. Christian Gomez via unanimous decision (99-88, 99-88, 98-89)
- Marc Castro def. Pedro Vicente via unanimous decision (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)
- Zhilei Zhang def. Scott Alexander via first-round knockout