Mexican boxer Canelo Alvarez made World’s richest deal in the history of Sport.

20 Oct 2018_campuscad

Canelo Alvarez

WBC and WBA middleweight boxing champion Canelo Alvarez signs whopping $365 million with the DAZN sport network for 5 years.

Canelo will fight 11 bouts in 5 years of span and upcoming boxing match will be in-between British boxing champion Rocky Fielding on December 15, 2018.

The partnership described as the highest contract for an Athlete in the history.

“I am humbled to be selected to lead this new vision for the sport of boxing, which without doubt will be for the benefit of the fans,” said Canelo.

HBO exited the fighting sport business in September 2018 in the US. HBO was charged approximately $80-$90 per match; But DAZN wants to change this to a subscription based model at $9.99 which is based on Pay per view format for users.Amazon ad

DAZN is owned by British company Perform Group and DAZN is only streaming the events related to sport.

Canelo lost 1 fight in his career and won almost 50 matches with 34 Knockouts. The lost match was with boxing legend Floyd Mayweather in 2013.  

Last riches sport contract was between Baseball hitter for New York Yankees Giancarlo Stanton and Miami Marlins for  $325 million in 2015.  

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