This weekend the biggest name in boxing Canelo Alvarez returns to action against Sergey Kovalev live on streaming app DAZN.
Coming into the fight many have cast doubts over Canelo jumping up in weight so much against such a big hitting light-heavyweight in Kovalev.
That being said, Canelo still comes into the fight as a warm favorite with sports books and appears to be as motivated as ever.
A fight that many boxing fans around the world are highly anticipating this weekend:
A new story line coming into the bout now appears to be the ramp up in a feud between Canelo and his promoter — former world champion Oscar De La Hoya.
Mike Coppinger in Athletic Boxing has broke the story today that the relationship has now gone south at a rapid pace between the two.
Here is what some of the reaction so far to the story has been:
All in all, hardly the best preparation for Alvarez going into this weekend’s fight with Kovalev.
A highly anticipated bout that should provide ample fireworks as long as it lasts.
Here were their grand arrivals this week in Las Vegas: