Why isn’t TUDN broadcasting the Canelo Álvarez vs. Caleb Plant fight in Mexico?

Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant will face off this Saturday, November 6, in an electrifying fight that aims to be one of the boxing fights with the largest audience in Mexico. The boxer from Guadalajara will seek the unification of the super middleweight.

Canelo Álvarez’s last show could be seen on TV Azteca and TUDN signals. However, this Saturday only the television station of the Ajusco will broadcast the long-awaited fight of the Mexican boxer against the American Caleb Plant.

Why is TUDN not broadcasting Canelo Álvarez fight

Although there are several versions, Rodolfo Vargas, business director of Azteca Deportes and narrator of Box Azteca, hinted that TUDN He preferred not to present the fight, because he was surpassed in a matter of rating by Aztec TV.

“Referring to the background on rating issues and sales levels, Azteca’s have been superior as a leader in the matter. So I think they decided better to step aside for that reason,” Vargas said in dialogue with Izquierdazo.

As you remember, TUDN (acronym for Televisa Univision Deportes Network) is a Mexican-American subscription television channel specializing in sports, owned by Grupo Televisa and Univisión.

Canelo Álvarez fight schedule

The stellar billboard Canelo Alvarez vs. Caleb Plant It will start from 8:00 p.m. (Central Mexico and Peru) at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada (United States). As mentioned above, Azteca Deportes will have the rights to the transmission.