May 5, 2018 | 7:00 PM | Saturday

Sat May 5, 7:00 PM - Sat May 5, 11:30 PM
1200 Decatur St, New Orleans, LA 70116

Community: French Quarter

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The biggest fight of 2018 has been announced, it's Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin (GGG) on Cinco de Mayo. Start time is estimated, and will be updated as it becomes available.

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The best sports bar in New Orleans for the best fight action is the American Sports Saloon, with 70+ TVs, amplified sound, great food and drink, and no bad seat in the house. So whether you're here for Jazz Fest, or just in New Orleans for the weekend, come and join the party.

The superfight will unify the WBA (Super), WBC, IBF The Ring, and Lineal Middleweight championships.

Álvarez (49-1-2, 34 KOs) is a fully-fledged 160-pound middleweight after his dominant decision victory over Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. on May 6, 2017. His only loss was a majority decision to Mayweather in 2013.

Golovkin (37-0-1, 33 KOs) is widely regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound boxers in the world, and has defended his titles 18 consecutive times. Popularly known as “GGG,” Golovkin has been seeking a match against Álvarez for some time. A victory for Golovkin would give him a strong claim to being called the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world.

Door open 1 hour early for reserved seating (so get your food ordered and your drinks started before standing room comes in). Reserved Seats go up to $30 as event nears, and day of event will be $35 each. Standing room will be $20 each at the door.

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Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

American upstairs is 18+, downstairs is 21+

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Accessible via Riverfront Street Car line, Taxi, Uber/Lift, and parking located on Elysian Fields at River less than 2 blocks form American

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