On Tuesday, Canelo Alvarez revealed that he will protect his indisputable extremely middleweight champion title against John Ryder on May 6 at Akron Stadium in Jalisco, Mexico. The occasion will mark Alvarez’s initially fight in Mexico given that his 2011 triumph over Kermit Cintron. Despite just recently going through left wrist surgical treatment, Alvarez revealed enjoyment about going back to the ring and dealing with Ryder in his house nation. Ryder, a 34-year-old Londoner, will be a significant underdog in his 2nd world title chance. Since his 2019 loss to Callum Smith, Ryder has actually won 4 straight battles, consisting of triumphes over Daniel Jacobs and Zach Parker. Alvarez might likewise remain in position to meet among the responsibilities for the 4 168-pound titles he has by dealing with Ryder, who is ESPN’s No. 4 extremely middleweight. Alvarez might possibly deal with Dmitry Bivol in a September rematch, however just after he beats Ryder. Alvarez is presently an advertising and network totally free representative, however he will fight for Eddie Hearn’s Matchroom Boxing on DAZN for the 3rd successive time.