The first day of presale for the fight Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders had more than 20,000 tickets sold, as revealed by the promoter Matchroom.
This confrontation will be for the unification of world titles of the CMB, AMB Y OMB, at 168 lbs. It will take place at the AT&T stadium in Texas, and will go live for the whole world on DAZN.
Tickets will remain on pre-sale until 10:00 p.m. (Central Time United States) on Wednesday, March 24, at SeatGeek.com under the code MATCHROOM. The price of each ticket starts at 40 US dollars, and they go on general sale on Friday, March 26.
Canelo he will seek to take over the four most important super middleweight belts. Such an achievement would make him the first Mexican to achieve that goal in boxing history.
It will be the second time Alvarez fight in the arena of the Dallas Cowboys. The first was when he knocked out Liam smith, on September 17, 2016.
After the Covid-19 pandemic takes away the possibility of fighting on the evening of the week of May 5 in 2020, the Mexican will do it again.
A 𝗯𝗶𝗴 opening day for #CaneloSaunders presale 👀
🎟 Over 20k tickets snapped up on day one 👊 Read more ⬇️
– Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) March 24, 2021
Record ticket sales for Canelo vs Saunders
Eddie hearn referred to the stratospheric number perceived in the billing of localities, as well as the powerful coming clash between Saul Alvarez Y Billy Joe Saunders.
“Today we have seen record numbers of what promises to be a great celebration on Cinco de Mayo weekend,” he said. Hearn. “The fight of Canelo Cinco de Mayo has become a staple of the boxing calendar, and I am honored to promote this captivating fight at the home of the Dallas Cowboys. “
“With one more day of pre-sale before tickets go on general sale Thursday morning, I am confident that we will have a full house in the Lone Star State for one of the biggest fights of 2021,” he said. promoter.
– Canelo Alvarez (@Canelo) March 23, 2021