Canelo-Jacobs Fight Purses Revealed
WBA/WBC Middleweight Champion Canelo Alvarez signed a major $365 million deal when he signed on with DAZN for 11 fights late last year. And now in his second fight under the streaming platform, a title unification bout with IBF champ Daniel Jacobs — the biggest fight of 2019 thus far — he is in for another massive payday.
Per the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Alvarez will receive $35 million for the fight.
Jacobs, on the other hand, will receive $2.5 million; however, he is guaranteed more than $10 million under his DAZN deal.
The highest earner on the undercard is former WBO Super Welterweight Champion Sadam Ali, who will receive $150,000 for his fight with Anthony Young, who makes $45,000. The other six-figure earners are Joseph Diaz Jr., who fights Freddie Fonsaca ($10,000), and John Ryder, who will battle Bilal Akkawy ($30,000).
Co-headliners Vergil Ortiz Jr. and Mauricio Herrera will each make $75,000.
Original Story: ESPN