Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez announced Tuesday afternoon that Callum smith will be his next rival on December 19. The venue has not been defined.
Before the Canelo had published on their social networks an invitation for people to join a Instagram Live where you would make an important announcement. With a video where he assured that the “King Libra for Libra is back, December 2020”, the Canelo summoned the announcement of his next rival.
And it was around 5 p.m., Central Time, when the Canelo Y Eddy reynoso performed the live to confirm the rumors that had taken hold that Callum smith He was chosen to be the next rival of the Mexican.
The fight of Canelo against Callum smith On December 19, it will be through DAZN in what marks the return of Canelo to the platform for this fight. This, after the legal dispute that ended when the Mexican managed to become a free agent and terminate the long-term contract he had with DAZN.
Even though DAZN arrives in Mexico in December, the platform will not have the fight of Canelo for the Mexican territory. Be Box Azteca who transmits the function of Canelo.
Smith he is the super champion AMB at 168 pounds, while the Canelo he is the regular champion for the same body in the same category.
The Canelo clarified that he could not reach an arrangement to fight with Caleb Plant, as it was rumored at the beginning. And that was how the decision was reached that it be Callum smith.