Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez received a green light from the Nevada Athletic Commission (NSAC) for your promoter, Canelo Promotions, you can host events in Las Vegas and throughout the state of Nevada.
“Canelo seeks to return to the entertainment capital of the world, Las Vegas, “he said. Greg smith lawyer of the Canelo at the commission’s monthly hearing. “Canelo Promotions It won’t be like all the other promoters. He certainly won’t be making billboards every weekend. But you can bet he’ll be the one promoting the fights of the Canelo. Canelo Promotions looking to go back to Las Vegas and light up the Strip, in front of thousands and thousands of fans. “
At the hearing, which was held remotely this Tuesday morning, Canelo Promotions received the unanimous approval of the five panel members of the NSAC to perform functions.
“We are honored and grateful to have considered Nevada,” said the commission chair. Anthony Marnell. “We welcome you to Nevada.”
Last September, the Canelo Alvarez he sued his then promoter Golden Boy Promotions, to Oscar de la hoya already DAZN. The lawsuit was settled by an out-of-court settlement, in which Canelo became a free agent to sign with any promoter.
He announced, then, that he would do joint promotions with other companies. Since then, Canelo fought with Callum smith, and has signed a fight against Avni Yildirim for February 27. In both fights, Matchroom Boxing, from Eddie hearn, has appeared with the company with which the Canelo has done the co promotion. It is anticipated that in their May fight, possibly a unification against Billy joe saunders, also be under the logistics of Matchroom.
The plan seems to be, then, that Canelo Promotions work in a way in co-promotions with other promoters, but already under the legal protection of the NSAC.