Super middleweight king Saul "Canelo" Alvarez is moving up a division and boxing for the WBA light-heavyweight title tonight when he steps into the ring with Dmitry Bivol in Las Vegas this evening. The full fight, which is expected live from the T-Mobile Arena at around 5am BST (12am ET), is a $60-80 PPV in US and Canada but free for those in Mexico! If you're a Mexican away from home, make sure you how to watch a Canelo vs Bivol free live stream on Azteca 7 from abroad.
Mexican pound-for-pound legend Canelo last hit the ring in November when he knocked out US pro Caleb "Sweethands" Plant in the 11th round to take possession of all four super-middleweight (168lbs) titles and become "the undisputed".
Now Canelo has set his sights on Dmitry Bovil's light-heavyweight strap. It's not Canelo's first rodeo, mind – the Mexican previously stepped up to light-heavyweight (175lbs) in 2019, knocking out Sergey Kovalev to win the WBO title. If Canelo can can defeat Bivol he'll likely set up a trilogy fight against two-time rival Gennady Golovkin.
Bivol represents a much tougher challenge than Kovalev, however. The 20,000-strong crowd at the T-Mobile Arena will be mostly cheering for Canelo, but the Kyrgyz-born Russian professional has proved he's a dangerous opponent, beating Joe Smith Jr prior to cruising past Umar Salamov on points four months ago.
Below we have all the DAZN and Azteca 7 global viewing details. Make sure you know how to watch a Canelo vs Bivol live stream from wherever you are.
Watch a Canelo vs Bivol free live stream
Boxing fans in Mexico can stream Canelo vs Bivol free on Azteca 7.
Outside Mexico today? Mexicans can subscribe to a VPN to watch a Canelo vs Bivol live stream free on Azteca 7 online from abroad. We recommend ExpressVPN. Full details below.
In the US, Canelo vs Bivol will be available on DAZN PPV ($60 PPV + $20 DAZN subscription). The rest of the world can use their regular DAZN monthly subscription. Again, if you're a DAZN customer abroad, you can use a VPN to tune in as if from your regular region.
Watch a Canelo vs Bivol live stream from abroad using a VPN
Even if you have subscribed to the relevant Canelo vs Bivol rights holders, you won't be able to use 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. A VPN creates a private connection between your device and the internet, such that the servers and services you’re accessing aren’t aware of what you’re doing. All the information passing back and forth is entirely encrypted.
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How to use a VPN to watch Canelo vs Bivol
Using a VPN for Canelo vs Bivol on Azteca 7 is incredibly simple:
1. Install the VPN of your choice. ExpressVPN is the one we recommend.
2. Open up the VPN app and choose the location of the service you wish to access. For the boxing, you may wish to choose 'Mexico' for Azteca 7.
3. Then head over to Azteca 7 on your browser or device and enjoy the free Canelo vs Bivol live stream!
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UK: Canelo vs Bivol live stream
In the UK, DAZN subscribers can watch Canelo vs Bivol live as part of their standard package. Subscription costs just £7.99 a month and includes instant access to the full fight.
Remember: Mexicans travelling overseas can use a VPN to watch the fight FREE on Azteca 7 – from wherever they are. Full details above.
US: Canelo vs Bivol live stream
In the US, Canelo vs Bivol will be available on DAZN PPV for $59.99 to current DAZN subscribers.
Not a subscriber? You'll pay $79.99 for Canelo vs Bivol (that includes access to Canelo vs Bivol plus a month of DAZN's subscription offerings, including live fight nights almost every week).
Don't forget: Mexican nationals can use a VPN to watch free on Azteca 7 from wherever they are. Full details above.
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Canelo vs Bivol tale of the tape
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez – Dmitry Bovil
Nationality: Mexican – Russian
Born: 18th July 1990 – 18th Dec 1990
Height: 5ft 9 – 6ft
Reach: 71 inches – Unknown
Total Fights: 60 – 19
Record: 57-1 with 39 knockouts – 19-0 with 11 knockouts