With the triumph of Saúl «Canelo» Álvarez on Callum smith, Julio Cesar Chavez believe that Canelo He has all the tools to be considered the best Mexican fighter in history.
«Well yes, the truth, with all due respect to Julio Cesar Chavez“, answered Chavez laughing at the question if the Canelo He is already among the best Mexicans in history. “I think Canelo vs on the rise, for me he is already among the greatest, he makes fights look easy, he had a difficult opponent and the truth is that he made it look easy ».
In his intervention in the program SportsCenter of ESPN, Chávez acknowledged that he was impressed by the performance of the Canelo Alvarez against Callum smith.
«I was impressed Canelo but I was also impressed by the corner of Smith«, Explained the Canelo. «Because they didn’t have a plan B, he didn’t know how to work the jab being so high, he didn’t know how to work the right hand, and with all due respect, regardless of what Canelo it looked huge, Smith It was far below what we thought.
The physical condition of the Canelo It was something that also impressed the great Mexican champion.
«Canelo he came out clean from the fight, “he said Chávez. «There was rounds in which he did not even sit, he arrived in excellent physical condition and that was what gave him the victory.