Canelo Alvarez is ready to make his first appearance in 2022 in the boxing ring against Dmitry Bivol on May 7. Bivol is an unbeaten champion and holds 19 back-to-back winning records. His fight against Canelo is gonna be the biggest fight of his career. And the return of Canelo is going to be the biggest fight of the year.
In all of Canelo’s fights, one of the most prominent things that make the event special is its undercard. Same as before, this time the undercards are hot and filled with exciting bout.
Here, we will talk about the undercard of the Alvarez vs Bivol fight.
The Canelo vs Bivol Undercard is a kinda reunion of all great boxers. Boxers from all around the world are making their return with this event. Fans will see the return of Montana Love, Shakhram Giyasov, and Christian Gomez’s title fight, Alexis Espino and Marc Castro.
Filip Hrgovic vs. Zhang Zhilei
Another exciting bout was on the list, Filip Hrgovic vs Zhang Zhilei for IBF heavyweight title eliminator bout. Hrgovic announced he won’t be able to share the ring with Zhilei on May 7 as he failed to take preparation properly cause his father passed away in April.
Zhilei is hoping to find a new opponent in a short time. But his appearance on the undercard is not certain anymore. He last fought against Craig Lewis which he won by TKO.
Montana Love vs. Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela
Montana Love will fight Gabriel Gollaz Valenzuela in the undercard of Canelo vs Bivol. Love has made quite a name after his appearance in the Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley undercard. His 9 wins by knockout made him a famous celebrity boxer. After Love beat Carlos Diaz the last December, Matchroom signed him up.
Valenzuela on the other hand started his professional journey in 2016. His first two fights didn’t go as planned. After losing the first two, Valenzuela is now a back to winning champion.
Shakhram Giyasov vs. Christian Gomez
Shakhram Giyasov vs Christian Gomez will fight for the IBF North American welterweight title. Giyasov is a silver medalist Olympic winner who started his pro career in 2018. Giyasov last fought in December against Cristian Rafael Coria and beat him.
On the other hand, Gomez will look forward to winning his seventh back to the back fight.
Alexis Espino vs. Aaron Silva
Alexis Espino vs Aaron Silva is the young boxer on the undercards, they play under the middleweight division. Espino started his pro career in 2019 and played 4 games-, three wins and one loss. On the other hand, Silva’s journey started in 2020 and he already finished six-game and won all of them.
Joselito Velazquez vs. Jose Soto
Joselito Velazquez vs Jose Soto’s fight is set for the flyweight championship. Velazquez last fought against Gilberto Mendoza and won the fight. He is a two-time Pan American Games Winner. And Soto is a reputed boxer too but he lost to Ganigan Lopez in his last game.
Marc Castro vs. Pedro Vicente Scharbaai
Marc Castro is on his six back to back winning record. He won the 2015 Junior World Championships and 2016 Youth World Championships, both at bantamweight. He is searching for another victory and now his target is Pedro Vicente Scharbaai. Scharbaai played a total of 5 games, 2 wins 2 losses and one draw.
Elnur Abduraimov vs. Manuel Correa
A super-featherweight action will be held between Elnur Abduraimov vs Manuel Correa. Abduraimov’s professional career started in 2018, he was the bronze medalist winner of the 2015 World Championships. In December his last fight was against John Gemino which Abduraimov won by knockout. Manuel Correa the Uzbekistan fighter has an eleven wins record, seven of them came by knockout.
Fernando Angel Molina vs. Ricardo Valdovinos
Fernando Angel Molina the 19 years old will fight against Ricardo Valdovinos in the super-lightweight division. Molina last beat Miguel Angel Perez Aispuro and Valdovinos last beat Giovannie Gonzalez in 2019.
When is Canelo Alvarez vs Dmitry Bivol?
Canelo vs Bivol’s undercard is set to play on Saturday, May 7. The main event will start at 10 PM ET and the main card bout will take place at midnight ET.
How to Watch?
DAZN will live stream the Canelo vs Bivol undercard. DAZN is the official broadcaster of the event. They hold the rights of PPV. To watch the fight fans will have to it from DAZN. The fight of Alvarez vs Bivol will cost $59.99 for this fight and $79.99 for the new subscription holders.
Canelo Alvarez vs. Dmitry Bivol Undercard:
- Dmitry Bivol (c) vs. Canelo Alvarez for the WBA light heavyweight title
- TBA vs. Zhang Zhilei; heavyweights
- Montana Love vs. Gabriel Valenzuela; light welterweights
- Shakhram Giyasov vs. Christian Gomez for the IBF North America welterweight title
- Alexis Espino vs. Aaron Silva; middleweights
- Joselito Velazquez faces Jose Soto; flyweights
- Marc Castro vs. Pedro Vicente Scharbaai; lightweights
- Elnur Abduraimov faces Manuel Correa; super-featherweights
- Fernando Angel Molina vs. Ricardo Valdovinos; super-lightweights