Due to coronavirus pandemic the fight of Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Billy Joe Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) which was scheduled for May 2, will not take place. The earliest date this fight can take place in Las Vegas is June and this time is not accurate, because it is still very difficult to predict the future because of the pandemic.
It seems that the global epidemic of coronavirus may soon dramatically change the entire boxing calendar. In this case, a fight of Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Billy Joe Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) scheduled for May 2 may also be canceled. The duel was to be the main event of the evening in Las Vegas.
John Skipper of DAZN platform met with Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) to discuss plans for the Mexican on this year. Canelo can hold three fights this season.
Billy Joe Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) and Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) have agreed on the terms of the contract for their fight, which may take place on May 2 in Las Vegas. Official confirmation of the duel is expected on this week.
It is expected that Billy Joe Saunders (53-1-2, 36 KOs) will earn almost $8 million for a meeting with Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 35 KOs). Negotiations between the teams have been going on for some time and are in the final stage.