Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol WBA Light-Heavyweight title bout is officially announced to main event the DAZN PPV event that will take place on May 7, 2022.
Canelo Alvarez officially announced this news via his Twitter handle. He moves up a division so that he can challenge the Light-heavyweight champion.
Alvarez has recently signed a new two-fight deal with Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing and DAZN, and his bout against Dmitry Bivol will be the first fight of his new deal.
Canelo Alvarez is coming off a victory against Caleb Plant where he won the IBF Super Middleweight title and successfully retained WBA (Super), WBO, WBC, and The Ring Super Middleweight titles.
On the other hand, Dmitry Bivol is yet to face a defeat in his career and is coming off a victory against Umar Salamov.
Both these fighters are maintaining an impressive winning streak. Now, it will be interesting to see whether Alvarez will become a two-division champion or will Bivol successfully defend his title once again.