Canelo-Chavez Jr lands at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas

The highly anticipated Mexican showdown between Saul Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr has finally found a home.

After weeks of speculation on whether or not the fight would be held in Dallas Stadium or the MGM in Las Vegas, NV, Golden Boy officially announced today that the fight would take place at the T-Mobile Arena co-owned by the MGM Grand.

Ticket prices will be announced in the next couple days.

Both fighters are happy to be fighting in Vegas.

I love fighting in Las Vegas where the most important fights have historically been, and I'm very happy to be back at the T-Mobile Arena for this huge event on Cinco de Mayo weekend," Canelo said. "I know that people from all over the world, America, obviously Mexico and everywhere else will attend to witness a great show."

"I'm happy to return to Las Vegas where I've had many important battles in the ring. Las Vegas is the home of boxing," Chávez, Jr. said.

The fight is set to take place May 6th on HBO PPV.

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