The super-middleweight megafight between Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders will take place in front of over 60,000 fans at the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
Pre-sales of tickets for the fight will start on Tuesday 23 March with general sale beginning on Friday 26 March at SeatGeek.com.
Welcoming in more than 60,000 fans, the event marks a significant one in the sporting calendar as events begin to assume normality.
Dallas Cowboys Owner, President and General Manager Jerry Jones said: “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.
“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.”
Eddie Hearn, Managing Director of Matchroom Sport added: “It’s an absolute honour to bring this huge event to the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas on May 8. Last year Canelo missed out on his historic Cinco De Mayo fight, and to bring over 60,000 fans together at this iconic stadium this year is a dream come true.
“This fight is the biggest of 2021 so far with Canelo looking to unify the division once more against undefeated two-weight World champion Billy Joe Saunders. We want to thank Jerry Jones, the Dallas Cowboys and AT&T Stadium for their efforts to bring this global event to their stunning facility and we look forward to giving the fans a momentous occasion and a Cinco de Mayo celebration they will never forget.”
DAZN EVP Joseph Markowski concluded: “For 2021’s biggest boxing event to date, it’s hard to imagine a better place than AT&T Stadium. We look forward to delivering a world-class event from this world-class venue to DAZN subscribers across the globe.”