Canelo vs. Chavez Jr. Set for May 6

Cinco de Mayo weekend will feature a bonafide Mexican super-fight, as boxing’s top star Canelo Alvarez will take on Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The fight has been discussed for the last two months, with issues of weight and money holding negotiations up. Now, ESPN’s Dan Rafael has reported that the fight is set.

The details of the fight have not been officially announced by Golden Boy Promotions, but it is expected to take place at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

Earlier today, Chavez Jr. said that the fight has been agreed upon for a catchweight of 164.5.

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