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Jesse Rodriguez vs. Israel Gonzalez: Fight time, live stream, full card, more for title bout

Jesse Rodriguez and Israel Gonzalez are set to face off in the ring on Saturday, September 17 in a bantamweight title bout. We break down when the fight starts and how to watch the full card.

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WBC super flyweight champion Jesse Rodriguez (L) poses with Israel Gonzalez during a news conference at the KA Theatre at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino on September 15, 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images

The boxing world will be focused on a single card this weekend. Canelo Álvarez and Gennady Golovkin square off for the third time with the undisputed super middleweight championship on the line. Canelo looks to put a bow on this trilogy when the two face off on a DAZN PPV.

The spotlight will be on Canelo and GGG, but the main card features a solid final bout before the main event. Jesse Rodriguez puts his WBC junior bantamweight title on the line when he faces Israel Gonzalez.

How to watch Jesse Rodriguez vs. Israel Gonzalez

The PPV card gets started at 8 p.m. ET with Canelo and GGG expected to head to the ring at approximately 11 p.m. ET. With Rodriguez being the final bout of the undercard, we can expect them to hit the ring early in the 10 p.m. hour.

The DAZN PPV will cost $64.99 for current subscribers and $84.99 for new subscribers, who will also get a month of DAZN. You can also order the fight through for $84.99. Traditional cable and satellite will have viewing options as well.

Fighter history

Rodriguez is making his second defense of a title he won in February. He won a unanimous decision over Carlos Cuadras to claim the title. He then retained it with an eighth round TKO of Srisaket Sor Rungvisai in June. Rodriguez is 16-0 entering his third fight of the year.

Gonzalez is 25-4-1 and getting his fourth crack at a major title, and sixth overall title shot. In December 2015, he won the WBC FECOMBOX interim junior bantamweight title. In February 2018, November 2018, and October 2020 he got shots at the IBF, WBA regular, and WBA super junior bantamweight titles. He lost all three bouts and later finished in a majority draw against Jose Martinez for the WBO NABO bantamweight title.

DraftKings Sportsbook odds


Rodriguez: -1600
Gonzalez: +750

Fight Outcome

Rodriguez by decision or technical decision: +275
Rodriguez by KO, TKO, or DQ: -300
Draw: +2500
Gonzalez by decision or technical decision: +2000
Gonzalez by KO, TKO, or DQ: +1200

Full card for Jesse Rodriguez vs. Israel Gonzalez

  • Title fight: Canelo Alvarez vs. Gennadiy Golovkin, 12 rounds, for Alvarez’s WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF super middleweight titles
  • Jesse Rodriguez vs. Israel Gonzalez, 12 rounds, for Rodriguez’s WBC junior bantamweight title
  • Ali Akhmedov vs. Gabriel Rosado, 10 rounds, for IBF North American super middleweight title
  • Austin Williams vs. Kieron Conway, 10 rounds, for WBA International middleweight title
  • Diego Pacheco vs. Enrique Collazo, 10 rounds, for WBC United States super middleweight title
  • Marc Castro vs. Kevin Montiel, 8 rounds, lightweight
  • Aaron Aponte vs. Fernando Angel, 8 rounds, junior welterweight
  • Anthony Herrera vs. Delvin McKinley, 6 rounds, junior bantamweight