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The Mexican boxer Saul 'El Canelo' Alvarez will face this weekend the American Danny Jacobs in a match that promises many emotions
The Mexican boxer, Saúl 'El Canelo' Álvarez, will face Danny Jacobs on May 4 for the middleweight title. This pugilistic contest will take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas in the United States. There are many expectations for the fight: "I will unify my middleweight titles against Daniel Jacobs. I have no doubt that I will be victorious," said" Canelo as El Comercio registered. In December 2018, the Aztec Alvarez defeated Briton Rocky Fielding and became welterweight, super welterweight and middleweight champion.
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The portal Esto reviewed a series of statements that Jacobs gave to the journalist of Azteca Siete, Carlos Alberto Aguilar, about this fight. "I'm excited to have this opportunity against one of the best fighters in the world and I hope to give the best of me," said Jacobs.
In addition, he indicated that he is knocking out Alvarez, who will come out with his hand up and that, therefore, will wait to see what will happen in the coming days. LatinAmerican Post analyzes the details of this fight, in which these warriors will use their strengths in a fight that will paralyze the world.
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Preparing in a big way
Álvarez climbed on the scale in order to show that he is focused on finding the right weight at 5.4 pounds. On the other hand, Jacobs did not show how it goes regarding his weight, since he is known for having problems with this matter, although he has given other details.
Currently, he is the champion of the International Boxing Federation (IBF) of the middleweight category and this fight will be useful for him to unify titles. Jacobs is a 31-year-old New York boxer who also had serious health problems because of bone cancer.
His list of triumphs is composed of 35 victories and only 2 defeats. He has knocked out 29 of his contenders. He has remained at the forefront of boxing, having suffered a defeat against Gennady Golovkin in 2017. He is very talented.
In a publication recorded by Al Dia Dallas, the boxer stressed that this is the opportunity he has been waiting to achieve greatness in the ring. After his loss against Golovkin, he has not lost again and is in the first place of the FIB after defeating the Ukrainian Sergiy Derevyanchenkoto.
On this occasion, Álvarez will return to the middleweights, category in which he achieved a tie and a victory against Gennady Golovkin, to stay on the throne. Jacobs is nicknamed as the 'Miracle Man' and, according to Televisa Deportes, his strengths are jab to the face and to the stomach.
In addition to possessing a lot of talent, his aggressiveness fighting guard to guard and his contest before Golovkin is a true reflection of what he has done. For this, Alvarez is the favorite of fans, devotees, neutrals, betting and experts who say he has all the tools to win.
The title that is going to be disputed
The Jade Belt in play during this fight is bathed in 14 carats of gold and precious stones, donated by the WBC. At stake will be the titles of the WBC, the World Boxing Association (WBA), while Jacobs will fight for the belt of the Boxing Federation (FIB).
Designer Cesar Menchaca told Fox Sports that this Mayan belt is decorated with the god Kukulkan. He added that it is intended to capture a culture in a belt, a warrior as boxers are and a jaguar, a symbol of Mexico.
Economic curiosities of the fight (Data: Espn)
- 43 dollars was what Canelo Álvarez received in his first fight as a professional.
- 605 billion dollars has generated Alvarez in 9 fights of payment by event.
- 230 billion dollars generated in Pay Per View the fights of Canelo and Golovkin in 2017 and 2018.
- 187 billion dollars generated Canelo in three PPV events with Showtime.
- 8 billion dollars in purchases in PPV has sold Álvarez in his career.
LatinAmerican Post | Daniel Cuevas
Translated from "Los detalles del combate que paralizará al mundo"