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Jerry Jones is said to be interested in bringing Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight to AT&T Stadium

Jerry Jones is said to be interested in bringing Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. fight to AT&T Stadium

Oscar De La Hoya and Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones had a “very productive” discussion Friday about staging the May 6 Canelo Alvarez-Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. bout at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, according to an individual close to the site negotiations who was unauthorized to speak publicly on the matter.

Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena is said to be in the running to host the bout, but the promise of drawing a potential 100,000 people to a showdown between Mexico’s two most popular fighters is compelling to promoter De La Hoya and his No. 1 fighter, Alvarez, a popular fighter in Texas.

In September, more than 50,000 attended Alvarez’s...

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