Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders: Date, UK start time, live stream, TV channel for huge Texas world title fight
BILLY JOE SAUNDERS has the chance to cause one of boxing’s ALL TIME biggest upsets – when he takes on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez in front of a packed out crowd.
The Brit, 31, is 30-0 after beating Martin Murray in December, but he could well lose his undefeated record against the Mexican at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Canelo, 30, has been brilliant since his double header against GGG in 2017 and has brushed aside Brits Rocky Fielding and Callum Smith in the last couple of year.
He beat Turkish ace Avni Yildrim in February and will not hold back against Saunders.
What date is Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders?
The world title fight takes place on Saturday, May 8.
The boxing match is set to be held at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas.
There will be 60,000 fans in attendance at the stadium which is the home of the Dallas Cowboys NFL team.
What time in the UK is Canelo vs Saunders expected to start?
The card starts at 11pm in the UK.
That means the action will begin at 6pm East Coast time and 5pm local time in Texas.
Canelo vs Saunders ring walks are expected to be at 4am GMT on the Sunday morning.
What TV channel is the fight and can I live stream it?
The bout will be streamed on DAZN.
The streaming service is available through the DAZN app on Smart TVs and other streaming hardware such as Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV Stick, a tablet computer, smartphone or gaming console such as a PlayStation or Xbox.