Canelo Álvarez resigns and will not be able to fight in September


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Canelo Álvarez resigns and will not be able to fight in September

From the promoter that represents him they communicated that no rival was found so that the Mexican can return to the ring next month.

Saul Alvarez He is on his way to see a whole year pass without being able to get into the ring, after Golden Boy, the promoter that represents him, confirmed that they found no opponent with a view to the appointment planned for next month.

“Canelo is training, we are waiting to reach an agreement regarding the date. September 12 is obviously not going to take place but we are reaching an agreement on the new date,” said Eric Gómez, president of the aforementioned organization. via teleconference.

The Mexican’s last presentation was last November, when he defeated Russian Sergey Kovalev by knockout in a fight for the light heavyweight world title in Las Vegas. In this way, the one from Guadalajara will not compete on this important date (it coincides with the Independence of Mexico) for the second year in a row; his previous opportunity was in 2018, in the victory over Gennady Golovkin.

The one targeted by Canelo Álvarez’s circle is the British Callum Smith, super champion and undefeated in the super middleweight category, for a unification fight.

Photo: Steve Marcus / Getty Images


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