Sporting world stunned as boxer signs richest deal in history

Sporting world stunned as boxer signs richest deal in history

Sporting world stunned as boxer signs richest deal in history

The Mexican was a free agent in terms of a TV partner after HBO Boxing pulled out of the sport and it now appears as if the new streaming service has won the race for one of, if not the biggest, fish in the fight world. He will meet Rocky Fielding in a 12-round, super middleweight bout December 15, 2018.

Promoter De La Hoya told ESPN: "Canelo is the highest-paid athlete in the world".

Mexican star Alvarez, who dethroned Gennady Golovkin in their gruelling rematch in Las Vegas last month, will fight 11 times as part of the deal, starting with December's super-middleweight bout in NY against Rocky Fielding.

It will offer fans a monthly subscription service to watch the fights rather than having to pay hefty pay-per-view fees.

"We have No. 1 and No. 2".

Skipper promised fight fans will be able to buy fights "for a lot less expensive than they did before". "Canelo fighting on DAZN, we believe that that will help us attract some of the other fighters, some of the other premier fighters".

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Off the heels of a historic decision victory over Middleweight juggernaut Gennady Golovkin, Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has secured himself a $375 million contract with a mandated string of bouts, eleven in total. That fight, like most of boxing's biggest, was shown on pay-per-view. It cost $84.95 to be seen in high definition.

DAZN became the broadcast home of boxing in the United States after HBO announced in September that it is getting out of the fight business.

'If he wants to come back and is still motivated to come back, he should do it right and give me the opportunity to have that rematch and demonstrate who is better'. We'll see how the weight affects me.

DAZN charges its subscribers $9.99 per month for a range of combat sports content.

A subscription in the U.S. will cost $9.99 under the five-year term with Golden Boy, which will also oversee another ten fights that will stream on DAZN in 2019.

Golovkin, who was also with HBO, has not agreed a deal with a new US TV network yet and his move could signal how likely he is to have a third fight with Alvarez in the near future.

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