This Saturday, November 2, 2019, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, one of the most promoted fights of 2019 is celebrated, the confrontation between the Mexican Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and the Russian Sergey Kovalev for the light heavyweight championship (175 pounds ) of the World Boxing Organization held by Kovalev on a billboard that will be broadcast by DAZN.
We remember that “Canelo” Álvarez signed a millionaire multi-fight agreement with DAZN where he will win 365 million dollars in 5 years and with this fight he will increase that figure. Alvarez went up two categories to play this light heavyweight championship to try to win a world title in a fourth weight division, which will boost him now that he has also said he is interested in going up to cruiserweight.
This is the third fight of the Mexican after his contract with DAZN and for fulfilling this confrontation with Kovalev, he will win nothing more and nothing less than a bag of 35 million dollars, revealed CBSsports.
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Sergey Kovalev will also receive his share, an official bag of 3 million dollars (with the benefits will reach up to 12) and although it does not compare with that of his rival, Dan Rafael , of ESPN said he has guaranteed more millions for both boxers.
There will be a lot of history at stake and millions of dollars will also be won and bet on Sin City, but no one will move away from Saturday’s festivities with more money in their bank account than the Mexican middleweight champion, win or lose.
Alvarez, fighting in the third fight of his massive 10-fight contract, $ 365 million with DAZN, will take home a $ 35 million bag in his battle with Kovalev. The bag is not unexpected, and it is simple math given the existing deal. However, it remains revealing for fans who remember the $ 5 million guaranteed bag Alvarez received in his rematch with Gennady Golovkin in September 2018.
Middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez will try to use his speed and precision when he raises two weight classes to fight against light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev. MGM Grand Garden Arena hosts the fight that needs to be seen, with the main card starting at 9 pm ET.
Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) comes from a unanimous decision victory over Daniel Jacobs, while Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) recovered to knock out Anthony Yarde in his last fight.
What do bets say about the Canelo vs. fight Kovalev?
Bookmakers set Alvarez as a -420 favorite (they risk $ 420 to win $ 100) in current Canelo vs. odds. Kovalev, with the Russian getting +310 (he risks $ 100 to win $ 310) as the loser. You can also place bets on Canelo vs. Kovalev on how many rounds it lasts, the victory method for each fighter and whether it will end in a draw (26-1) between many betting options. Before making any selection of Canelo vs. Kovalev and boxing predictions, see the best bets of SportsLine resident boxing guru Peter Kahn.
A veteran of fighting games with more than 20 years of experience as a manager, promoter and advisor, Kahn has his finger on the pulse of what happens inside and outside the ring. You can be heard weekly as co-host of the podcast “The Fight Guys” on the SB Nation Radio Network.
Kahn knows these two fighters better than anyone, and it shows in his betting tips. For the first GGG-Canelo fight, Kahn called the tie 20-1, and anyone who followed his recommendation charged a lot. When Kovalev fought with Eleider Alvarez in January, Kahn predicted that Kovalev would win as a helpless man, and also nailed the fight in 9.5 rounds.
Now, Kahn has explored Alvarez against Kovalev from all angles and has made three best bets, including one that pays 7-1. You are sharing all your selections on SportsLine.
The bags for the fighters on the billboard this Saturday are:
- Ryan Garcia with $ 250,000.
- Romero Duno $ 50,000.
- Bakhram Murtazaliev $ 55,000.
- Jorge Fortea $ 20,000.
- Seniesa Estrada $ 50,000.
- Marlen Esparza $ 50,000.
We will discover the result of Canelo’s fight against Kovalev this Saturday night, or possibly past midnight.