By Staff

ARLIINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders is set to take place at AT&T Stadium in Arlington on May 8.

Promoter Matchroom Boxing made the announcement Friday morning and said it expects over 60,000 fans to attend. The match will also be broadcasted on DAZN.

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“We are proud to host a boxing match of this magnitude as we welcome back Canelo Alvarez to AT&T Stadium to take on Billy Joe Saunders,” said Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. “AT&T Stadium was built to house the greatest sporting events on the planet, and we feel we have another incredible boxing event on the horizon with this matchup taking place in Arlington on May 8th.”

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Pre-sale for tickets begins on Tuesday, March 23, at 10 a.m. CT. Health and safety protocols have not yet been released. Staff