Canelo Alvarez, the unified middleweight champion, and Daniel Jacobs, IBF middleweight world titleholder, will finally step into the ring this Saturday, May 4 in a highly anticipated unification bout at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.
According to OddsShark, Canelo is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100), while Jacobs is a +350 underdog (bet $100 to win $350).
Canelo (51-1-2) is coming off a TKO victory over Rocky Fielding back on December 15, 2018, with his only loss coming against Floyd Mayweather Jr. back in 2013. Jacobs (35-2) last fought on October 27, 2018 when he picked up a split decision victory against Serhiy Derevianchenko.
The Alvarez vs Jacobs card is set to get underway at 9pm ET, meaning the main event likely won’t start until midnight. You can catch the action streaming via DAZN, which costs $19.99 per month, or $99.99 per year.
The full card includes (H/T Fightful.com):
- Canelo Alvarez vs. Daniel Jacobs: Unified WBA “Super,” WBC and WBC Middleweight Titles
- Vergil Ortiz Jr. vs. Mauricio Herrera
- John Ryder vs. Bilal Akkawy: Interim WBA Super Middleweight Title
- Joseph Diaz Jr. vs. Freddy Fonseca: WBA Gold Super Featherweight title
- Sadam Ali vs. Anthony Young: USNBC Silver Welterweight Title
- Lamont Roach Jr. vs. Jonathan Oquendo: Unified WBO International and NABO Super Featherweight Titles
- Alexis Espino vs. Billy Wager
Although the middleweight main event is a huge draw, the card will be going up against some stiff competition, including Game 3 between the Golden State Warriors and Houston Rockets (8:30, ABC), and UFC Fight Night Ottawa headlined by Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs Al Iaquinta (8:00, ESPN+).