Canelo Alvarez is set to take on Bill Joe Saunders in what will be a massive middleweight clash on Saturday, 08 May 2021 at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Canelo’s WBC, WBA and Saunders’s WBO titles are on the line making it a middleweight unification fight. The fight will be broadcasted via DAZN streaming plateform making it one of the most lucrative fights of Canelo’s career.
Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders Purse Payouts (Revealed)
Canelo Alvarez is set to clear clear over $30 million from this fight including PPV share revenue while we believe Billy Joe Saunders was offered guaranteed $5 million plus another $2 to $3 million depending on PPV buys. Canelo Alvarez have mutually terminated his exclusive contract with DAZN back in 2020 making him a free agent although this fight will be on DAZN, Canelo is now signing broadcasting deals on fight to fight basis with the network.
|Canelo Alvarez||$20 million guaranteed (plus another $8 to $10 million depending on PPV buys numbers)|
|Billy Joe Saunders||$5 million guaranteed plus another $2 to $3 million depending on PPV numbers.|
This will be the biggest career purse for Billy Joe Saunders who might take home around $7.5 million if predicted PPV buys numbers are meet. Canelo Alvarez now stand as one of the biggest PPV stars in boxing and he is expected to clear $30 million from this fight with his tier based PPV contract with DAZN for this fight.
Canelo Alvarez Purse History:
Canelo Alvarez have become bonafide PPV star in the United States and his recent few fights have easily meet the expected PPV buys numbers giving more confidence to broadcasters to spend big bucks on luring Canelo fights to their networks. Canelo’s biggest purse came back in Gennady Golovkin first fight when he cleared over $40 million followed by another $30 million from the rematch. His other notable big money fights include $25 million against Amir Khan,
Canelo’s potential earnings are also increased by his massive sponsorship deals with companies like Under Armour, Coppel Tecate, Hennessy and Everlast where he cleared in excess of $5 million per fight.