Canelo Alvarez vs. Callum Smith can be viewed on DAZN or pay-per-view.
Sportico.com reports that DAZN and cable companies have struck a deal. Canelo vs. Smith will air live on not just DAZN, but also on PPV. The suggested retail price is $69.99 for the PPV purchase. Fight fans will get to watch five bouts on the card, including the main event of course, along with a four-month DAZN subscription.
Those wondering how the activation process would work for the DAZN subscription may be pleased to know that the process is straightforward. Those who purchase the PPV will receive a redeemable code. Fans will be able to catch all of the action DAZN has to offer from January until April.
The Canelo vs. Smith event will be available to about 55 million cable subscribers in the United States. This deal is between DAZN and In Demand. BoxingScene is reporting that DirecTV could also be in the mix.
DAZN’s senior vice president of subscriptions, Rob Stecklow, had the following to say on making Canelo vs. Smith available on PPV.
“DAZN’s global strategy is to provide sports fans access to our content in any environment where they’re seeking it. This is just another way to present our content to boxing fans, in the more traditional way that they seek it out.”
Canelo vs. Smith will be held on Saturday night, December 19. The bout is being contested for the WBA (Super) and WBC Super-Middleweight Titles. It’ll take place inside the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. Fans will be allowed in attendance at a reduced capacity.