Saúl “Canelo” Alvarez returns to action this Saturday against Avni Yildirim at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, trying to defend his WBA (Super), WBC, and The Ring super middleweight titles. Here you will find everything there is to know about this exciting boxing match, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
Alvarez last fought against Callum Smith in December, winning the belts that he will defend this Saturday. The Mexican pugilist is ready to continue making history and this fight presents a big opportunity for him to keep increasing his legacy in the world of boxing.
Yildirim is ready to shock the world and earn a big win over the highly favored Canelo, who is going through a very good time right now. The Turkish fighter has nothing to lose and a lot to win and that could play in his favor this weekend.
Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Match Information
Date: Saturday, 27 February 2021
Time: 10:00 PM ET
Location: Hard Rock Stadium, Miami
Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Time By State In The U.S.
ET: 10:00 PM
CT: 9:00 PM
MT: 8:00 PM
PT: 7:00 PM
Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Storylines
Alvarez is now a 4-division champion after beating Sergey Kovalev for the light heavyweight title. He’s now trying to keep his current belts and although he’s heavily favored to get the W here, the Mexican knows he needs to be fully focused to get the victory against a tricky rival.
This will be Yildirim's first fight in two years and he’s coming from a loss against Anthony Dirrell via TD. Now he’ll try to surprise the 30-year-old Mexican and pull off the upset against one of the greatest fighters of this generation.
Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Professional Records
Canelo Alvarez: 54-1-2 (36 KOs)
Avni Yildirim: 21-2 (12 KOs)
Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Full Card
Canelo Alvarez vs. Avni Yildirim for Alvarez’s WBC/WBA Super Middleweight titles
McWilliams Arroyo vs. Abraham Rodriguez for the interim WBC flyweight title
Zhang Zhilei vs. Jerry Forrest; Heavyweight
Diego Pacheco vs. Rodolfo Gomez Jr.; Super Middleweight
Alexis Espino vs. Ashton Sykes; Super Middleweight
Keyshawn Davis vs. Lester Brown; Junior Lightweight
Aaron Aponte vs. Harry Gigliotti; Junior Welterweight
Where to watch or live stream online Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim in the U.S.
DAZN will broadcast this fight in the United States.
Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim: Predictions and Odds
Canelo is the clear favorite to get this game. Oddsmakers have given him -5000 odds while Yildirim received +1600 odds. A KO for Canelo would pay +1300 while Yildirim would get +2600 to bettors picking the knockout as his method of victory.
* Odds via FanDuel