Canelo Álvarez, John Ryder Reportedly Finalizing Contract for May 6 Title Fight

Mike Chiari@@mikechiariTwitter LogoFeatured Columnist IVFebruary 11, 2023

LAS VEGAS, NEVADA - SEPTEMBER 17: Canelo Alvarez gestures to fans after entering the ring for his super middleweight title fight against Gennadiy Golovkin at T-Mobile Arena on September 17, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Alvarez retained his titles with a unanimous-decision victory. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

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Canelo Álvarez and John Ryder are reportedly finalizing a contract for a May 6 boxing match with the undisputed 168-pound title on the line.

According to ESPN’s Mike Coppinger, the site of the fight isn’t yet finalized, but it is expected to occur in Álvarez’s hometown of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico.

Coppinger added that while Álvarez is not officially signed to a specific promoter or pay-per-view service, the May 6 bout would be his third consecutive fight under Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing on DAZN.

This article will be updated soon to provide more information and analysis.

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