Canelo Alvarez was forced to go solo for his media day, as upcoming opponent Billy Joe Saunders no-showed. The two super middleweight champions will collide at AT&T Stadium on Saturday May 8, live worldwide on DAZN and on TV Azteca in Mexico. (photos by Ed Mulholland)
There’s more world title action on the card as Elwin Soto (18-1 12 KOs) fights under the Matchroom banner for the first time, defending his WBO world light flyweight title against Katsunari Takayama (32-8 12 KOs).
Eddy Reynoso trained Cuban Heavyweight Frank Sanchez (17-0 13 KOs) meets Nagy Aguilera (21-10 14 KOs), Mexican-American talent Marc Castro (2-0 2 KOs) fights on his third Canelo undercard, Castro’s old amateur foe Keyshawn Davis (2-0 2 KOs) faces Jose Antonio Meza (6-4 1 KO) over six rounds and it’s a family affair on the night with Keyshawn’s brother Kelvin Davis (1-0 1 KO) fights for the second time in the paid ranks, with Mexican Welterweight Christian Alan Gomez Duran (19-2-1 17 KOs) celebrating Cinco De Mayo weekend over eight rounds against an opponent to be named soon.