Saul “Canelo” Alvarez will be looking to add another achievement to his already stunning resume when he faces WBA Light Heavyweight Champion Dmitri Bevol on Saturday night. The action takes place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas (8 PM ET, DAZN PPV – Subscribe and buy now).
Alvarez is the unified middleweight champion and ascended to the light heavyweight division only for the second time in his career. Bevol, the longtime undefeated 175-pound champion, is likely to be a tougher test than Sergei Kovalev, the fighter Alvarez defeated in November 2019 to win the WBO Heavyweight title.
Bivol rose from interim WBA champion to “regular” champion before being promoted to “super” champion in October 2019. He has now successfully defended his status as a three-time Super Champion while being generally considered one of the two best light heavyweight champions in the world, Together with Artur Petterbiev.
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Alvarez vs Bevol fight card, results
- Saul “Canelo” Alvarez vs. Dimitri Bevol (c), IBF Light Heavyweight Championship
- Montana love def. Gabriel Golas by unanimous decision (114-112, 114-112, 114-112)
- Shakhram Gyasov defeated. Christian Gomez by unanimous decision (99-88, 99-88, 98-89)
- Marc Castro def. Pedro Vicente by unanimous decision (60-54, 60-54, 60-54)
- Zhilei Chang def. Scott Alexander by knockout in the first round
Scorecard Alvarez vs. Bevol
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