Canelo vs. Angulo Weigh-In: Start Time, Live Stream Info and Expectations

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Canelo vs. Angulo Weigh-In: Start Time, Live Stream Info and Expectations
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Making weight shouldn't be a major concern for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez or his opponent Alfred "El Perro" Angulo. Neither man has had major difficulties sculpting their frames down to 154 pounds in the past.

If anything, the drama of Friday afternoon's weigh-in at the MGM Grand Garden Arena will come during the staredown. Angulo has an intimidating presence and the punching power to back up the look.

Though he isn't as skilled as Canelo, his relentlessness and pressure should make this a good fight. Here's the information needed to watch the weigh-in via live stream.

 

When: Friday at 5 p.m. ET

Where: MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas

Live Stream: Showtime Sports on YouTube

 

Who's Picking Canelo?

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Almost everyone. In my preview, I picked Canelo to win by late TKO, though this fight will not be easy for him. Angulo has a little more than a puncher's chance to win. Canelo will have to be careful throughout.

Angulo never stops coming, and he might be the hardest puncher Canelo has ever faced. Despite Angulo's talents, Canelo is still listed as a -700 favorite to win per Bovada.

 

Who's Picking Angulo?

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Not very many people think Angulo can pull the upset. In the poll from the aforementioned preview, only 34 percent picked Angulo to win during the early stages of the poll.

Angulo's most recent opponent, Erislandy Lara is a believer. Lara defeated Angulo by 10th-round TKO when a punch caused swelling to El Perro's eye. The referee was forced to halt the fight.

At the time of the stoppage, Angulo was up on one card and trailing by just a point on the other two judges' cards. He had dropped Lara twice in the fight. Because of Angulo's performance against him, Lara predicts his former foe will knock off Canelo on Saturday.

Speaking to Miguel Rivera of Boxing Scene, Lara said:

"If Angulo's eye holds up from the pounding of his last fight, I think he will knock Canelo out."

Angulo told ESNews Reporting in the video below, he believes Lara is more talented than Canelo.

We'll see if he and Lara are correct on Saturday night when the two meet in the pay-per-view main event.

 

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