Canelo vs. Yildirim Live Stream
Canelo Alvarez will defend his newly earned WBC and WBA 168 lbs titles against Avni Yildirim on February 27 before a live crowd at the Hard Rock Stadium in Florida. The fight card has already grabbed a lot of attention with Alvarez’s return to the ring in a span of just over two months. However, there’s much more to add on.
Renowned ring announcer, Michael Buffer, will be joining the tide as he recently opened up on it via social media. As per Buffer’s tweet, he will be a part of the event and undoubtedly will voice te entire card for the night. There’s no denying that Michael Buffer’s inception will only intensify the tale for the right causes.
Kicking off his career as a boxing ring announcer in 1982, Buffer has been a part of several iconic fights in the sport’s history. He has worked alongside several legends and continues to embrace the sport with his activeness.Aged 76, Buffer’s presence will elevate the start of what is shaping up to be Alvarez’s first stop on his road to becoming undisputed at 168 pounds.
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Canelo Alvarez vs Avni Yildirim- What’s in store for the fans?Alvarez will clearly be the favorite against Yildirim. However, the Turkish can shatter his upcoming plans by landing an upset. Following the Feb 27 bout, Alvarez is also scheduled to face Billy Joe Saunders for a 168 lbs title unification fight in May.
If ‘Canelo’ loses the upcoming fight, it will turn Yildirim into the new WBA and WBC champion, citing him as a liable contender at the super middleweight title picture. It will also put a dent in the proposed fight between Alvarez and Saunders.
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Fresh off claiming world championship gold at super middleweight, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez must get past Avni Yildirim if he is to unify the entire division before the year is over.The Mexican star has been linked with fights against fellow champions at 168lbs, Billy Joe Saunders and Caleb Plant. Both are undefeated and could oppose Canelo on Cinco de Mayo weekend and the week of Mexican Independence Day, respectively.
However, Alvarez must first emerge from a 12-rounder with his mandatory challenger completely unscathed. The defending WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring titlist is the heavy favourite for the encounter but anything as minor as a facial cut or a muscle strain could put a quick return for Cinco in jeopardy.