Opinion | May 06 2017

LIVE BLOG Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

John Dennen is ringside at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas with all the latest updates from Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr
Canelo Alvarez
Boxing: Canelo vs Chavez Jr.  |  Joe Camporeale/USA Today Sports

THERE might be no title on the line, the weight limit might be somewhere between middle and super-middle, but Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr has gripped the attention of Las Vegas and is hugely significant for Mexico, personally for both fighters and will anoint one of the biggest stars in boxing today.

There has been intrigue over making weight and what type of fight this will become, with indications so far that it will turn out to be an all out brawl. All will be revealed tonight.

Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr

The undercard also features big punchers, David Lemieux, who is looking to work his way back into world title contention, and the return of Argentine powerhouse Lucas Matthysse, who needs to put his harrowing defeat to Viktor Postol behind him.

Plus US Olympians Joseph Diaz and Marlen Esparza and many other fighters all feature. Scroll down for the latest updates.

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