Sport Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and fellow middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs will meet in a May 4 unification bout, Golden Boy Promotions and streaming service DAZN announced on Thursday. 18 Jan 2019 07:00AM Bookmark REUTERS: Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and fellow middleweight champion Daniel Jacobs will meet in a May 4 unification bout, Golden Boy Promotions and streaming service DAZN announced on Thursday.A venue for the fight has not been determined but multiple reports have said it will be at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.For World Boxing Council and World Boxing Association champion Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KOs), the fight will be his first since earning a technical knockout over Britain’s Rocky Fielding last month.”I’m happy to announce my next fight during the festive weekend of Cinco de Mayo,” Alvarez, 28, said in a statement.”I will unify my middleweight titles against Daniel Jacobs on one of the two most important dates that belong to me. I have no doubt that I will be victorious and that I’ll be one step away from becoming the undisputed middleweight world champion.”American Jacobs, known as “The Miracle Man” after winning his battle with bone cancer, got past Sergiy Derevyanchenko by split decision when he… Read full this story
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