Roberto Tapia to Sing Mexican National Anthem at Canelo Alvarez vs. Amir Khan Boxing Match

Patrizha Va-Ra
Roberto Tapia

Roberto Tapia is set to sing the Mexican national anthem prior to Saúl "El Canelo" Álvarez and Amir Khan's boxing match on Saturday in Las Vegas.

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The "Vale la Pena" singer confirmed the news via social media while also expressing support for "El Canelo."

 

Nos vemos el 7 de mayo desde el ring cantando el himno nacional mexicano. Apoyando ami compa el @canelo

A video posted by Roberto Tapia (@robertotapia) on

 

Tapia, whose latest album Diferente hit No. 1 on the Regional Mexican Albums chart, joins other Mexican regional singers like Pedro Fernández and Gerardo Bazúa who have sung the national anthem in previous Canelo boxing matches. 

Canelo vs. Khan will be aired live on HBO Pay-Per-View at 9 p.m. ET.