Floyd Mayweather takes aim at Alvarez and De La Hoya on Instagram

Hope Soto
October 19, 2018

Alvarez, the world middleweight champion, signed a long-term deal with sports streaming service DAZN that will see him earn at least United States dollars 365 million over five years, according to reports.

Canelo Alvarez (50-1-2, 34 KOs) - the undisputed king of pay-per-view boxing - will usher in a new era in the sport by signing an 11-fight deal with global sports streaming leader DAZN. "More than anything, though, I'm happy that I could give great fights to fans". "Being part of this historic deal will require me to prepare myself even more and offer fans even better performances".

He had signed a 13-year, $325 million deal with the Miami Marlins in 2014.

"It is very important for me to give the fans the biggest fights and the most important fights, and I promise you I will always do that".

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr has stunningly attacked MMA star Conor McGregor as well as boxers Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Oscar De La Hoya, giving the trio derogatory nicknames such as "Conor McQuitter" and "Golden Girl".

Floyd Mayweather shaded Canelo Alvarez's recent $365 million deal with DAZN streaming service. Alvarez will fight 11 times as part of the deal, starting with December's super-middleweight bout in NY against Rocky Fielding. Now, sports fans can view Canelo's fights and the deep Golden Boy Promotions stable for a low monthly subscription cost.

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"I was never anxious because I'm very confident in myself", he said.

Canelo, who recently beat the previously undefeated Gennady Golovkin in a highly anticipated rematch to become the unified WBA and WBC middleweight champion, is widely considered to be one of boxing's biggest stars, and joins a line-up on DAZN which includes world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua.

"He said, our first meeting with him over two weeks ago, he came to our office and said, 'I've got a blank check, I'm not leaving until we make a deal.' And he put his money where his mouth is".

Former ESPN boss John Skipper now heads DAZN, which is owned by London based sports media company Perform Group.

ESPN reported that Alvarez's fights on DAZN would not be shown on pay-per-view.

Other reports by MaliBehiribAe

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