The fight between Saúl «Canelo» Álvarez and Callum smith will also have in dispute the super middle world championship of the CMB which is vacant, according to the agency. In addition, the title of the AMB, in power of Smith.
“The CMB is extremely proud to have this tremendous fight for the vacant super middleweight title of the CMB«Said the president of the CMB, Mauricio Sulaiman. «Canelo and Callum They will bring a great close to a difficult year and will make fans around the world celebrate with training and happiness. I want to personally thank Avni Yildirim for their exemplary collaboration in making this a reality.
The CMB also reported that the winner of December 19 between the Canelo and Callum, he will receive the order to face the Turk Avni Yildrim, ranked number 2 by the agency, within a period of 90 days.
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«I am happy that the winner of this fight will be crowned champion of the CMB at 168 pounds, “said the promoter Eddie hearn. «Canelo Alvarez He’s the best pound-for-pound fighter on the planet and Calum smith He is the best super middleweight on the planet, so the winner will be a proud gold and green belt bearer on December 19.
The world championship of CMB at 168 pounds has been vacant since last August, when the then champion David benavidez failed to score weight in his defense against Roamer Alexis Angulo. So he CMB asked that the Canelo Alvarez will contest the vacant title against the first classified given Avni Yildirim. Negotiations could not be concluded due to the legal situation of the Canelo, who finally opted for Callum smith upon resolution of the dispute. And now the CMB has decided to put on hold Yildirim, and that Canelo dispute the title against Callum smith.