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Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders: Date, live stream, TV channel and UK start time for world super-middleweight clash

BILLY JOE SAUNDERS will be have the chance to cause one of boxing’s biggest EVER upsets when he takes on Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez.

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.

Billy Joe Saunders is unquestionably up against the biggest challenge of his career
Canelo Alvarez has been training hard for his world title match against Billy Joe Saunders

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 in front of 70,000 fans at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington Texas.

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There will be 70,000 fans in attendance at the stadium which is the home of the Dallas Cowboys NFL team.

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.

A DAZN subscription costs just £1.99 a month in the UK.

How the two fighters compare ahead of the super-middleweight unification world title bout

What world titles are on the line?

The twelve-round unification bout will see the two fighters vie for the super-middleweight WBA, WBC, WBO and The Ring titles.

Saunders is the current WBO champion and Canelo has the other titles.

What have they said about the fight?

Canelo said: “I felt very good, it is great to be active and I wanted to have agreat fight.

“I needed the knockout and that is what I got.

“It does not matter if my opponents are taller or bigger, I have the right trainer to beat them all.

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“At super-middle I feel strong and fast and comfortable, it is one of my best moments.

“I will fight anyone, the best, I am making history.”

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