Canelo vs Jacobs Price: Is DAZN Worth It?

Canelo vs Jacobs Price


You can sign up for DAZN and watch Canelo vs Jacobs right here. More information about the price and DAZN’s offerings can be found below

After an absolute thumping of Rocky Fielding in December, Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (51-1-2, 35 KO’s) will make his anticipated return to the ring on Saturday, May 4, for a much tougher test against American Daniel Jacobs (35-2-0, 29 KO’s).

As was the case against Fielding, and will be the case for each of Alvarez’s next 10 fights, Canelo vs. Jacobs will be exclusively on DAZN in the United States, Canada, Italy, Spain, Germany, Austria, Japan and Switzerland.

Here’s a complete rundown of all the information you need to know about what it costs to watch Canelo vs. Jacobs, as well as what all you get with DAZN:

DAZN Price & How to Sign Up

Note that price varies for different countries.

For those in the United States, there are two different pricing options when signing up for DAZN:

You can start a monthly subscription for $19.99 right here. It’s automatically renewed at that price each month, but you’re able to cancel anytime.

You can start a yearly subscription for $99.99 right here. Obviously, if you plan on keeping DAZN long-term (more on the upcoming events can be found below), this is the far superior value. You pay more upfront, but it comes out to about $8.33 per month.

Once you’ve signed up for either option, you can watch the complete Canelo vs Jacobs card live on your computer via, or on your phone, tablet, smart TV, Roku, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the DAZN app.

If you can’t watch live, you’ll be able to watch the fight on-demand via DAZN, as well.

What’s Included With DAZN?

On the boxing side of things, DAZN has exclusive rights to three of BoxRec’s top four pound-for-pound boxers in the world: Canelo (No. 1), Gennady Golovkin (No. 3) and Anthony Joshua (No. 4).

That means in addition to Canelo vs Jacobs on Saturday night, DAZN will also have Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr on June 1, as well Triple-G’s fight against Steve Rolls on June 8. That’s three PPV-level fights in the span of five weeks.

Additionally, all Golden Boy and Matchroom Boxing fight nights will be on DAZN, so you’re also getting the fights of world champs like Jaime Munguia, Oleksandr Usyk, Katie Taylor, Dmitry Bivol, Tevin Farmer, Callum Smith, Maurice Hooker, Demetrius Andrade, Srisaket Sor Rungvisai, Angel Acosta, David Lemieux, Andrew Cancio and others.

Oh yeah, and there are also rumors that legendary heavyweight Wladimir Klitschko is in talks to sign with DAZN for his comeback.

DAZN also has the rights to Bellator, which includes anticipated upcoming fights such as Michael Chandler vs Patricio “Pitbull” Freire (Bellator 221, May 11) and Lyoto Machida vs Chael Sonnen (Bellator 222, June 14).

Here’s a look at the most anticipated upcoming events on DAZN in list form:

Date Event
Sat, May 4 Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs
Fri, May 10 Leigh Wood vs Ryan Doyle
Sat, May 11 Bellator 221: Chandler vs Pitbull
Sat, May 18 Naoya Inoue vs Emmanuel Rodriguez
Sat, May 25 Oleksandr Usyk vs Carlos Takam
Sat, June 1 Anthony Joshua vs Anthony Ruiz Jr
Sat, June 8 Gennady Golovkin vs Steve Rolls
Fri, June 14 Bellator 222: Lyoto Machida vs Chael Sonnen
Fri, June 21 Andrew Cancio vs Alberto Machado

DAZN also includes an MLB version of NFL RedZone, titled ChangeUp. It’s hosted by Adnan Virk and Scott Rogowsky during weeknights, and Cespedes Family BBQ’s Jake Mintz and Jordan Shusterman on weekends.

In Canada, DAZN comes with all the aforementioned combat sports, as well as every NFL game, NFL Network, college football, Champions League matches, MLS, international rugby and some WTA tennis.

Is DAZN Worth It?

No matter which way you spin it, the answer to that question is a pretty resounding yes.

Think of it this way: When they were fighting on PPV’s, Canelo, Triple-G and Joshua’s fights would typically each cost $50 or more. In September, Canelo vs. Golovkin II cost $85. Saturday’s Canelo vs Jacobs fight probably would have been $70 or $80 on PPV.

Now, if you sign up for the monthly subscription to DAZN and keep it for two months (starting right before Canelo vs Jacobs), you can get all three of their next fights for a total of $39.98. In that same time frame, you’re also getting Oleksandr Usyk’s anticipated move to heavyweight and what should be a highly popular showdown between MMA legends Lyoto Machida and Chael Sonnen. Getting all of that, plus a couple other minor fight nights, for $40 over two months is pretty clear value.

Furthermore, if you want to go with the yearly subscription, the value becomes even better. Looking at it again in terms of Canelo, Golovkin and Joshua, you’re probably going to get about six total PPV-caliber fight cards–and that probably includes Canelo vs GGG 3, which is likely coming in September on DAZN–over the course of a year for $99.99. Those fights alone, which would have previously cost a total of hundreds of dollars on individual PPVS, are worth the yearly subscription price, and that’s without taking into account the dozens of other very good fight nights you’ll get throughout the year.

If you just want to watch Canelo each time he fights, it makes sense to go with the monthly subscription and then cancel until his next bout rolls around. Even at that rate, you’re still easily saving money vs. the old PPV option.

But if you’re a boxing and/or MMA fan, the yearly subscription will pay for itself quickly.

Let boxing insider Mike Coppinger sum it up:

“The pricing change (DAZN recently moved from $9.99 per month to the new price of $19.99 per month) for hardcore boxing fans just means we’ll definitely do the annual subscription as that is a really good value,” he said. “Some casual fans might not go that route, the ones who decide last second to buy a fight because they see it’s on last second. But that’s still cheaper than when some of these were on pay per view and some of those fans might just do annual because it’s a good value. It’s good for boxing fans.”

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