Callum smith would have agreed to be the next rival of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, according to the report of Salvador Rodriguez from ESPN.
“The Mexican Canelo Alvarez and English Callum smith reached an agreement to fight in Texas territory in December, in an expected bout agreed at super middleweight, they revealed to ESPN KnockOut sources close to the negotiations, ”reported Rodriguez.
The exact date has not yet been finalized, but the report of Rodriguez indicates that the fight would take place on the weekend of December 18-20.
Callum smith He is a fighter for the promoter Matchroom, and that it has a transmission agreement with DAZN. It is, then, very likely that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez fight again on the platform DAZN, even if it is just an agreement for a fight, and not the long-term mega-contract that the Mexican had with the platform.
Sources: Canelo Álvarez would agree to fight Callum Smith for December in Texas https://t.co/NR9qXzPECR
– Salvador Rodriguez (@ChavaESPN) November 11, 2020
Just a few minutes after the report of Salvador Rodriguez, another journalist Mike coppinger, went out to Twitter with a similar report. The opponent that has taken the lead is the super champion AMB of 168 pounds Callum smith.
“I just spoke to Eddie hearn, he tells The Athletic that talks are underway for a potential super middleweight title fight between the Canelo Alvarez Y Callum smith in december for DAZN. There is no agreement yet, but there is optimism that something can be closed soon, ”he tweeted Coppinger.
Just spoke to @EddieHearn, he tells @TheAthletic that talks are ongoing toward a potential super middleweight title fight between Canelo Alvarez and Callum Smith in December on DAZN. No agreement yet but optimism something can be struck soon
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) November 12, 2020