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Elwin Soto Defends Title on Canelo vs. B.J. Saunders Undercard



WBO light flyweight champion Elwin Soto (18-1 12 KOs) will defend his tile against Katsunari Takayama (32-8 12 KOs) as the co-feature bout to the Super-Middleweight unification between Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders on May 8 at AT&T stadium in Arlington, TX, live on DAZN


Also on the card Kieron Conway 16-1-1 3 KOs) will be defending his WBA Intercontinental Super-Welterweight title against Souleymane Cissokho (12-0 8 KOs).


Cuban heavyweight and Canelo stablemate Frank Sanchez (17-0 13 KOs) goes up against Nagy Aguilera (21-10 14 KOs).


Marc Castro (2-0 2 KOs) will be in action


Keyshawn Davis (2-0 2 KOs) will face Jose Antonio Meza (6-4 1 KO)

Kelvin Davis (1-0 1 KO) taking on Jan Marsalek (8-2 7 KOs)


Mexican Welterweight Christian Alan Gomez Duran (19-2-1 17 KOs) will be on the card.


“It’s a stacked night of action at the home of the Dallas Cowboys on Cinco De Mayo weekend,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “Elwin Soto is a great addition to our stable and the Mexican World champion will want to dazzle on the biggest stage against the experienced Takayama.

“The clash between Kieron and Souleymane is a cracker, and I am thrilled for both of them that they get to perform on this stage – there will be some spice there after it was postponed in December and now, they get their hands on each other in Texas.

“Frank always brings the heat and he’ll be eyeing a showstopping KO, and again, Marc and Keyshawn get to shine under the brightest lights – it’s going to be a spectacular night of action, leading to the big one between Canelo and Billy Joe.”

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