There is a fight! Callum Smith and El Canelo mark 168 pounds at weigh-in

¡Hay pelea! Callum Smith y el Canelo marcan 168 libras en pesaje

Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez and Callum smith They set the 168-pound super middleweight limit for their fight this Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.

He Canelo managed to get off the scale weighing a total of 168 pounds, while Callum Smith marked the same weight.

Callum Smith dispelled doubts

Over the past few hours rumors had spread that Callum smith he was having trouble reaching 168 pounds. However, he managed to reach the weigh-in at 168 pounds, and did not seem to have much damage from dehydration, since his abdomen did not look sunken as it usually happens in fighters who arrive depleted at the weigh-in.

Callum Smith set the 168 pound limit
Callum Smith set the 168 pound limit

Canelo Álvarez, whole

He Canelo, meanwhile, looked whole. You can tell he built muscle mass to be able to reach the 168 pound limit and he looks comfortable at the weight.

The fight will take place in the Alamadome Stadium from the city of San Antonio in Texas and it will be the Mexican’s first fight in 2020.

At stake will be the super middleweight belts of the World Boxing Association in hands of Smith, as well as the vacancy of World Boxing Council.

For Alvarez The fight with Smith represents an important challenge, given the physical advantages that the Englishman possesses and that could complicate the Mexican in the development of the fight. However, Canelo He has confessed not to fear this and that he will make a smart and explosive fight.

Future options for the winner

Of win, ‘Canelo‘could be seen in the situation of unifying belts against the super middleweight champion of the World Boxing Organization, also British, Billy joe saunders.

Maybe he would opt for a unification fight against the super middleweight champion of the International Boxing Federation, Caleb Plant, and something that sounds attractive in sports and economics; trilogy with Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin.

Any of the 3 fronts seems to be positive for the career of the Mexican, who will be fighting for the first time as a free agent since his promotional separation with Golden Boy Promotions and Oscar De La Hoya.

Callum smith seeks to surprise the night and maintain his undefeated record; to win, the 3 aforementioned possibilities could be a reality for himself, with the difference that he would have a first duel against Golovkin.

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