If Canelo breaks with DAZN, Showtime would be “very aggressive” to hire him

Si el Canelo rompe con DAZN, en Showtime serían "muy agresivos" para contratarlo

Yes Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez break up with DAZN, in Showtime they assure that they would be “very aggressive” to try to add the Mexican fighter to their television station, where Saul fought until 2014.

“We would love to,” he replied. Stephen Espinoza, President of Showtime Sports. “We are proud of the time we spent with Canelo. We did some big fights his career and helped launch him as a Pay Per Show attraction in America. We would love to do business with him again. Obviously, we will respect the existing contracts. We are not going to commit any illegality. If there is a time when he is available, we will be very aggressive (to hire him). We have a lot to offer. But the time to seek it is only until it is clear that it can contractually do so. “

One of the things that Canelo looking at the lawsuit that started a week ago is to get his freedom. She wants to fight with another promoter, other than Golden boy, and on another television, other than DAZN. For now, the first draft of the lawsuit was rejected by a district judge due to errors in the form and has until September 28 to correct the lawsuit and re-enter it.

Stephen Espinoza He acknowledges that he has not talked to him Canelo nor with his team, and that that will not happen soon, but until the legal process is defined.

“We have not had talks,” he says. Espinoza. “As soon as there is some clarity, we would love to have that discussion.”

He Canelo was signed with Showtime until 2014. With that television station he fought against Floyd mayweather, against Austin trout and made several more fights early in his career. Then he went to HBO, where he remained until 2018, when the station announced that it would not broadcast any more boxing. It was then that the mega-deal of $ 365 million from the Canelo with DAZN, which is the one that today has the parties in legal process.

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