Amir Khan vs Saul Canelo Alvarez: What time is the ring walk, what channel is it on, where can I watch it?

Khan faces the biggest fight of his life in the early hours of Sunday morning

James Orr
Wednesday 04 May 2016 15:18
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Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Amir Khan fight in Las Vegas on 7 May
Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez and Amir Khan fight in Las Vegas on 7 May

This Saturday night, Amir Khan takes on Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez for his WBC middleweight title at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Khan, 29, has called it the biggest fight of his life, and quite literally. He will step up two weight divisions from welterweight to challenge the fearsome Mexican for his title.

The Briton Khan is aiming to win a world title at a second different weight - he had previously held the IBF and WBA light-welterweight titles.

The fight will be fought at a catchweight of 155 lb, which Alvarez has fought at for his last four fights.

The 25-year-old Alvarez has only been defeated once in his 48-fight career - to Floyd Mayweather back in September 2013. That fight was fought at a catchweight of 152 lbs.

"I'm thinking about making history in boxing and leaving a great legacy behind and fighting the best out there,” said Khan,

“I wanted the big fights against Mayweather, Pacquiao, and both fights didn't happen. I wanted the next big thing, and the next big thing was Canelo, and I remembered a long time ago being asked to speak about that fight, and you know, it seems to be more realistic now. I'm in a position where I'm growing up now and getting stronger, and I'm knowing and getting to understand boxing a lot better now, and having a good team around me with Virgil and the team, I think that helps, also, so I just needed that big fight now because that was something that was only going to give me more confidence and kind of give me that more drive.”

WHERE CAN I WATCH IT?

Boxnation TV, from 1.30am (Sunday morning). The ring walk is set for around 4am.

LATEST ODDS

Alvarez to win:1/4

Khan to win: 4/1

Draw: 28/1

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