Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez returns to the ring today to defend his WBC and WBA super middleweight titles against Avni Yildirim in Miami. The big fight costs up to $50 in the US, but savvy sports streaming service DAZN has the rights to show the clash in 200 countries – and from only £1.99 in the UK! The undercard is well underway. Read on to find out how to watch the action tonight from the Hard Rock Stadium and get a good price Canelo vs Yildirim live stream wherever you are in the world.
Canelo has only ever been defeated as a professional by the legendary Floyd Mayweather, a result that took place way back in 2013. No surprise, then, that the WBA (Super), WBC and The Ring super-middleweight champion is a huge favourite for this blockbuster fight.
The Mexican star out-punched Callum Smith in a stunning display last December to enter the champions' enclosure at 168lbs. If he can defeat Turkey's Avni Yildirim on Saturday, he could unify the division just two months after picking up his belts, and tee up a massive fight against against Billy Joe Saunders this summer.
Yildirim is a good fighter but he got knocked out by Chris Eubank Jr in three rounds. He's a low level threat to a fighter of the calibre of Canelo and will do well to last all 12 rounds of this super-middleweight clash.
Here's how to get a Canelo vs Yildirim live stream, one of the most anticipated fights of the year, from anywhere in the world.
Canelo vs Yildirim live stream for £1.99
DAZN UK has the rights to broadcast Canelo vs Yildirim in the UK and – for a limited time – it's available for only £1.99 a month.
Of course, the £1.99 a month offer is only available to boxing fans located in the UK or US. If you're a UK citizen stuck abroad, you'll want to use a VPN to unblock the boxing live streams as if you were back home in the UK.
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Watch a Canelo vs Yildirim live stream from abroad using a VPN
Even if you have subscribed to the relevant Canelo vs Yildirim rights holders, you won't be able to access them when outside your own country. The service will know your location based on your IP address, and will automatically block your access.
A Virtual Private Network (VPN) helps you get around this obstacle. VPNs are a doddle to use and create a private connection between your device and the internet. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.
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Canelo v Yildirim live stream in Australia and New Zealand
DAZN has the rights to show Canelo v Yildirim in Australia and New Zealand. A monthly subscription is available at the introductory offer price of just AU$2.99 a month – that's significantly cheaper than the price in the United States, currently $19.99 a month!
The main card is due to start at 12pm AEDT / 2pm NZDT, with the ring walks to follow at around 3pm AEDT / 5pm NZDT.
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Canelo v Yildirim live stream in the Canada
If you're lucky enough to live in Canada you won't have to pay $50, $20 or even $2.99. That's because you can get a free trial of DAZN in Canada.
Going to be away from Canada this weekend? Simply use a VPN to unblock the boxing live streams. Good to know, right? ExpressVPN is a great option because you can try 100 per cent risk-free thanks to their 30-day money-back guarantee.
Full card for Canelo vs Yildirim
Canelo vs Yildirim (WBA Super, WBC, and The Ring super middleweight titles)
Julio Cesar Martinez vs McWilliams Arroyo (WBC Flyweight Title)
Zhang Zhilei vs Jerry Forrest (Heavyweight)
Diego Pacheco vs Rodolfo Gomez Jr. (Super Middleweight)
Alexis Espino vs Ashton Sykes (Super Middleweight)
Marc Castro vs Lester Brown (Junior Lightweight)
Aaron Aponte vs Harry Gigliotti (Junior Welterweight)
Alexis Molina vs TBA (Featherweight)
Canelo v Yildirim: tale of the tape
Nationality: Mexican – Turkish
Age: 30 – 29
Height: 5ft 8 – 5ft 11
Stance: Orthodox – Orthodox
Reach: 70in – 70in
Record: 54/1/2 – 21/2/0
Rounds: 414 – 132
KOs: 36 – 12
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