Canelo Alvarez vs. John Ryder prediction, odds, time

Canelo Alvarez, the super middleweight champion, is set to defend his belts against mandatory challenger John Ryder in a 12-round boxing main event in Mexico.

The fight takes place in Estadio Akron in Guadalajara, Alvarez's hometown, marking his long-awaited return after 11 years.

Alvarez has a tradition of fighting on Cinco de Mayo weekend, and this event aligns with that tradition.

Ryder, the WBO's mandatory challenger and interim champion, is known for being durable and rugged.

Alvarez is the favorite with -2000 odds, while Ryder returns a price of +1000 in the betting lines.

SportsLine analyst Peter Kahn, a respected boxing insider, has an impressive track record of 39-11 in his last 50 boxing picks.

Alvarez aims to dispel the notion that he has declined and prove he's still at his prime despite recent losses and criticism.

Ryder, a 13-year pro, has held minor belts and previously lost a unanimous decision to Callum Smith for the WBA super middleweight title.

Kahn predicts the fight to last under 8.5 rounds, with -115 odds.

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