Canelo Alvarez will fight WBO middleweight titleholder Liam Smith for his upcoming HBO pay-per-view bout at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The fight will take place on Saturday, 17th September 2016 and it will kick off at 9 p.m. ET. Mexico’s most popular fighter, Alvarez is dropping to junior middleweight to fight Smith. The USA viewers can watch it on HBO PPV while Sky sports will broadcast live in the UK. Below is complete details about Canelo Alvarez vs Liam Smith fight coverage & tickets.
The 25-year-old Mexican star, Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs) is best for AT&T Stadium because he has large fan base in Texas. The fight will take place during Mexican Independence Day weekend which will attract more fans. In his last fight, Alvarez defeated Amir Khan by knockout.
The 27-year-old Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) will be making his third title defense. He will visit first time to The United States for fight.
Canelo Alvarez vs Liam Smith Fight Details
|DATE & TIME||Saturday, 17th September 2016|
|VENUE||AT&T Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas, USA|
|BROADCASTERS||HBO (PPV) will broadcast in the US priced while United Kingdom viewers can watch on SkySports 1.|
|TITLES||Liam Smith’s WBO Super Welterweight title.|
|TICKETS||You can buy tickets via ticketmaster.com and stubhub.com.|
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