Canelo Alvarez is anticipated to earn a staggering $53million for his title conflict with Dmitry Bivol tonight whereas his rival will earn a career-high payday of round $5m.
Alvarez will make a return to 175lb as he seems to be to change into two-time champion within the division with a stern examination towards Bivol on the T-Cellular Area in Las Vegas. The Mexican star is taken into account the game’s main fighter when it comes to industrial and preventing worth.
The 31-year-old will take pleasure in one other bumper payday with a assured $15m payday which is anticipated to rise to $53m consistent with pay-per-view income and gate takings. Alvarez signed a two-fight take care of Matchroom Boxing along with his fights to be broadcast on DAZN on pay-per-view within the US and Canada.
Bivol will earn round $2m assured which might later improve to $5m after income from the battle is calculated. This will likely be a career-high payday for the Russian along with his highest earlier purses coming at $500,000 towards Craig Richards and Umar Salamov in his final two outings.
Pound-for-pound king Alvarez has earned some profitable paydays all through his profession together with $12m for his outing with Floyd Mayweather earlier than beforehand signing a take care of DAZN price $365m. Regardless of having now exited that contract, Alvarez has now signed a two-fight deal reportedly worth around $160m, with a trilogy towards Gennady Golovkin prone to happen in September if he can navigate Bivol.
Alvarez’s final payday was additionally extraordinarily profitable having earned round $45m for his undisputed title conflict with Caleb Plant at 168lb the place he made historical past and have become the primary four-belt champion at 168lb. ‘Canelo’ additionally fought Billy Joe Saunders, Avni Yildirim and Callum Smith on the best way to the shot which generated him a bumper mixed incomes of $70m.
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With a potential trilogy towards bitter rival Golovkin on the horizon, Alvarez has urged deal with his upcoming check and is worked up to be returning to the ring at 175lb. “Thanks to Dmitry Bivol for the chance to battle on your world championship, thanks a lot,” Alvarez mentioned. “I’m glad to be again with Eddie Hearn and dealing with him, with DAZN, I’m actually excited for this yr.
“I don’t care, I like challenges, it makes me really feel alive – challenges for me in every part in my life. I like a superb problem and now I’ve an excellent fighter in entrance of me and I’m excited for this battle. Bivol is a extremely powerful fighter and it’s going to be a extremely good battle for Cinco de Mayo weekend with my individuals in Las Vegas – Mexican weekend. I’m actually excited and I’m going to arrange very well as a result of this battle goes to be actually laborious.”