Once he managed to cut his professional relationship with Golden Boy Promotions Y DAZN, Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez wants to fight again on December 19, and wants to do it against the super middle champion of the FIB, Caleb Plant.
The statement he issued Eddy reynoso Monday morning announcing that the Canelo He is a free agent, he also reveals the objective is to fight again this year, and that they will announce a rival shortly.
The rival that Canelo Álvarez is looking for is Caleb Plant
However, various sources have revealed that the opponent being sought for Canelo to fight at the end of 2020 would be Caleb Plant. It’s a world title fight, well Plant is the champion of the FIB at 168 pounds, while the Canelo is the regular champion of the AMB in the category. It cannot be called unifying, because the absolute champion of the AMB at that weight is Callum smith.
“Alvarez hopes to fight in December and is interested in fighting with Caleb Plant for his 168-pound title, a fight he’s been interested in for some time. For now, it is expected that Alvarez Analyze offers from multiple promoters and broadcasters while deciding your next move. But it’s done with GBP (Golden Boy Promotions)He tweeted Mike coppinger, reporter for The Athletic.
Alvarez hopes to fight in December and is interested in fighting Caleb Plant for his 168-pound title, a bout he’s been interested in for some time. For now, expect Alvarez to field offers multiple promoters and networks as he figures out his next move. But he’s done with GBP https://t.co/21l0PFRYfr
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) November 6, 2020
The same information was also reported by Salvador Rodriguez from ESPN, in the sense that Caleb Plant is the rival that seeks Canelo Alvarez.
That fight against Caleb Plant has been searched for several months for the Canelo, but in due course, Plant he refused. He argued that the offer was made with very little preparation time.
The difficulty of the date of December 19 for Canelo
The date of December 19, however, is a complicated date. Promoter Bob arum said the third fight between Deontay Wilder Y Tyson fury It could not be done because the television stations did not want to broadcast on that date. This, due to commitments to college football and the NFL.
The Canelo, in a fight against Caleb Plant, would have the same drawback. And this, despite the fact that at the moment, the Mexican fighter does not have an agreement with any television station. It is very likely that, for now, the Canelo Make an agreement with a television station just for your next fight.