Despite the demand that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez filed against DAZN and Golden Boy Promotions, the mandatory fight process against Avni Yildirim for the vacant world championship of CMB in super middleweight.
“He CMB ordered the fight of Canelo against Yildirim for the vacant title, “he replied Mauricio Sulaiman to Sky Sports when they asked him for an update on the process after the lawsuit filed by the Canelo. “The fight auction is scheduled for September 21.”
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In other words, the process continues, regardless of what happens with the trial and legal process that the Canelo against DAZN and Golden Boy Promotions.
Ahmet Oner, promoter of Yildirim, assured that his fighter is the rival for the mandatory fight, and that the process will continue with or without him Canelo.
“We are waiting, I do not know what will happen,” he said. Oner to Sky Sports. “The plans are made by the CMB. We are the mandatory rival. What he CMB decide, we have to follow the rules. We are happy with our position as mandatory rivals, and if it is the Canelo, that good. If it is a different rival, we will see. That’s where we started, but at this moment, I don’t know who is going to fight with us for the vacant title ”.
Oner He acknowledges that he prefers it to be the Canelo.
“Canelo it’s a great opportunity for us, so let’s let things flow, “he said. Oner. “Let him solve your problems, if possible. We will be happy that it is the Canelo, but if it is decided that it is not the Canelo whoever fights, then I’ll talk to my partners in PBC. We have a contract with them, and we have an agreement, so we would talk to PBC and with the president Mauricio Sulaiman. We continue with hope that it is the Canelo“.
On August 18, the World Boxing Council ordered that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez I played the super middleweight world championship that became vacant after David benavidez couldn’t make weight in his last fight and lost the belt. He Canelo would face the first classified of the organism, the Turk Avni Yildirim.