Canelo-Smith HBO Special To Debut on September 10

HBO Sports, widely acclaimed for its innovative boxing programming, takes an in-depth look at one of boxing’s brightest superstars as he prepares to challenge a 154-pound champion from the UK at one of the world’s most spectacular arenas when ROAD TO CANELO/SMITH debuts SATURDAY, SEPT. 10 (12:45-1:00 a.m. ET/PT).

Other HBO playdates: Sept. 11 (11:30 a.m., 3:15 a.m.), 12 (1:25 p.m., 1:45 a.m.), 13 (6:00 p.m., 11:30 p.m.), 14 (10:00 a.m., 10:30 p.m.), 15 (4:00 p.m.), 16 (1:10 a.m.) and 17 (5:45 p.m.)

HBO2 playdates: Sept. 15 (8:45 p.m.), 16 (6:30 p.m.) and 17 (11:45 a.m.)

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The special will also be available on HBO NOW, HBO GO and HBO On Demand, and at, as well as other new media platforms.

Canelo Alvarez (47-1-1, 33 KOs), 26, has fashioned a brilliant career, capturing junior middleweight and middleweight world titles. After knocking out challenger Amir Khan last May, Canelo fulfills his commitment to fight on Mexican Independence Day weekend by challenging England’s Liam Smith (23-0-1, 13 KOs) for his 154-pound crown. A native of Liverpool, England, Smith, 28, is one of four brothers who box professionally. The fight will take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Tex., home of the Dallas Cowboys.

The special visits Canelo and Smith as they train for their Sept. 17 junior middleweight title showdown.

 ROAD TO CANELO/SMITH is narrated by Liev Schreiber.

“Canelo vs. Smith” takes place Saturday, Sept. 17 at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, TX and will be produced and distributed live by HBO Pay-Per-View beginning at 9:00 p.m. (ET)/ 6:00 p.m. (PT).

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by piritwin2 on 09-01-2016

[QUOTE=LADIV :haha:Canelo steroids and all, 15 to 20 pounds advantage and still cant beat up and old blownup welterweight!!! Cuntnelo is a cowardly Mexicant!!!! here's a list of cheating Mexicants: Orlando Salido, Erik Morales, Fransisco Vargas, Ray Beltran, John Molina…

Comment by ThatDude44 on 09-01-2016

[QUOTE=New England;16995132]im gonna order this fight because i've usually got nothing better to do on a saturday, but goddamnit i'm not happy about it!![/QUOTE] You need to get up on that Shield, Free PPV.

Comment by ThatDude44 on 09-01-2016

Absolutely NO BUZZ for this fight.

Comment by LADIV on 08-31-2016

[QUOTE=piritwin2;16996253][QUOTE=LADIV la biatch' U [email protected] Mexicant punk!!!! Cuntnelo almost got knocked out by Cottos pothhead coke sniffing brother!! he did not beat Cotto!!! Fighting lil guys he outweighs like fifteen, twenty pounds" and still cant beat them!!!stop trying to defend…

Comment by gbonafide on 08-31-2016

I wonder if they're going to showcase his large collection of skirts. Some of them are beloved hand me downs from his promoter.

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