[UPDATE: CANELO ALVAREZ DEFEATS MIGUEL COTTO BY UNANIMOUS DECISION. CLICK HERE FOR HIGHLIGHTS AND A WRAP UP.]
Miguel Cotto (45-1-1, 32 KOs) and Canelo Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) are set to square off tonight for Cotto’s Ring Magazine middleweight title at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT.
“As I have always said, during my whole career, I am here to fight the best names and the best fighters,” said Cotto. “This will be another chapter in my career and I will be ready for him. Fans will enjoy a real fight, another classic battle in the Puerto Rico and Mexico rivalry.”
We have a few options on where and how you can check out the mega-fight without having to fly out to Sin City:
Watch the Fight At Home on Pay-Per-View
HBO Pay-Per-View will carry the live telecast starting at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT. Price: $59.99 for SD, $69.99 for HD.
Click here for information on how to order the PPV.
Watch the Fight At a Movie Theater
You can catch the historic encounter on the big screen at select nationwide movie theaters.
Tickets for the screenings of the fight can be purchased online by visiting www.FathomEvents.com or at participating theater box offices.
Find a comprehensive list of theaters showing the fight by clicking here.
Go to a Bar or Pub That’s Showing the Bout
There’s nothing like watching a match with other fight fans to share in the exhilaration of the event. Many sports bars will be showing the bout, usually with a cover charge. But make sure to get there early, so you can grab a seat at the bar and get a good view of the T.V. screen.
Here are some bars and pubs that are hosting viewing parties. Call them up for cover charges and details…
In New York City, the Irish Pub on 7th Avenue and West 54th
In St. Simons Island, GA Sal’s Neighborhood Pizzeria and Ristorante Italiano hosts Talkin Boxing’s Billy C. Free!
In Los Angeles, Rivalry Sports Bar at 6311 Wilshire Blvd.
In Chicago, The Ogden at 1659 West Ogden Avenue have several options, including a full dinner package.
In Washinton D.C., Public Bar at 1214 B 18th Street
Find out how to watch this fight for free through DISH Latino at AhoraMismo.com: