Eddie Hearn assures that the Mexican is targeting the undefeated English in his quest to become king of the super middleweight category.
Saúl Álvarez He waits expectantly for his next rival, whom he hopes to face in the run-up to an emblematic date for Mexico: September 12, when the party to commemorate the independence of that country begins to live.
In his intention to defend the regular title of the super middleweight, the one from Guadalajara could see it with the super champion of the mentioned category. This was expressed by Eddie Hearn, promoter of the Aztec boxer. “Canelo’s first opponent for his next fight is Callum smith“he asserted.
The 30-year-old Englishman is undefeated with a record of 27 won in the same number of fights (19 of them by knockout) and his last fight was in Liverpool, last November, against his compatriot John Ryder.
One of the debts of this boxer is to measure himself against a renowned rival; even, most of his fights were in Great Britain and the unique one that lived in Madison Square Garden of New York against the French nationalized Cameroonian Hassan N’Dam N’Jikam.
“I don’t think they’ve made a deal with anyone so far, but I’m almost certain that Canelo’s first choice is Callum Smith among the available people. If he beat him, he would make him the legitimate No. 1 at 168 pounds,” he added. Hearn in dialogue with Boxing Social.
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