The last press conference was held and before the fight on Saturday, December 19 between the Mexican Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and English Callum smith, who settled down ready for all-out war.
“We are always ready for great challenges”, Canelo said at the final press conference. “Thank God we were able to make this fight before the end of the year. We are ready to end 2020 explosively. ‘
‘Canelo‘It could have taken a simple fight to fulfill some activity in 2020, but the Mexican makes it clear that he wants the best fights, the best challenges and to be the undisputed leader in the super middle division.
Much has been said about the obvious physical advantages in facing between Callum Smith and Canelo, but the Mexican ignores it and is rather motivated by having to challenge them.
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Canelo promises fireworks
«I like to take risks. This fight is a risk. We are fighting the number one at 168 pounds, but I like these challenges to keep making history.
«We know that he is tall and has great boxing qualities. That makes it dangerous, but with my boxing level we are willing to take risks and for that we are in this.
«This will be a very good fight and an explosive one. If the opportunity to win by knockout arises, I will seize it. The fans love the knockout in boxing and if I can create an opportunity, I will try.
In combat the super middle belts of the AMB in hands of Callum smith and that of CMB which is vacant.
For Callum smith what it means to fight someone like him ‘Canelo’ Alvarez It is the reason why he has always prepared optimally from a young age in his career and since he started professionally.
“I’m a laid-back person, but this is where I always wanted to be,” he said. Smith. “Since I was a child I wanted the biggest fights possible and there is no bigger fight than this. Canelo He is a superstar and the best pound for pound, but I will show that I belong to the elite.
I’m not a big bump with limited abilities. I have the skills to do it (win). I just have to do exactly what I have to do. I’ve always believed that I can beat him, and I have the style to show it on Saturday.
Although Smith It is the clear despised of Saturday night, the Englishman fully trusts his skills, his work team and that at the end of the fight, he will end with his hand up.
«I understand that I am the loser of the people. On social media, people don’t give me a chance. But that was the same thing that happened when I was crowned world champion. I would not agree to this fight if I felt like I was going to lose.
“As soon as Canelo moved to 168 pounds, I knew I had to keep winning my fights and make sure the only fight for him that made sense was me. I want to keep my titles, stay undefeated and show that I am an elite boxer.
«I am champion of the world. I believe in my ability and I think I can beat anyone. Ended Smith.
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