Eddie hearn, promoter of Matchroom, assured that 40,000 tickets have been sold in the presale for the super middleweight fight between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and Billy Joe Saunders, at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
“A record has been broken!” He wrote Hearn in your account Twitter. “Canelo-Saunders smashed the pre-sale record. The sale in general has started, don’t miss it ”.
– Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) March 26, 2021
The AT&T Stadium, house of the Dallas cowboys of the NFL, has capacity for 80 thousand fans, but it is expected that just over 60 thousand people will enter the Guadalajara contest, becoming the largest event since the coronavirus pandemic began.
On the first day of the presale, Hearn reported that all records were broken by selling 20,000 tickets to the unifying super middleweight contest.
“Today we saw numbers to break records in what promises to be a great celebration of the weekend of May 5,” he said. Hearn on March 23rd. “Canelo fighting on May 5 have become a must-see on the boxing calendar, and I am honored to promote this captivating fight at the home of the Dallas cowboys”.
This will be the second time that Canelo I fought in the compound of the Cowboys. The first time was on May 7, 2016 against Liam smith, whom he knocked out in the ninth round.
Despite the restrictions that exist due to the coronavirus pandemic, Canelo He already fought with fans at the end of 2020 in San antonio, texas, in view of Callum smith, and in February 2021 in Miami Florida, against Avni Yildirim.