Demetrius Andrade expressed his respect to Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez after his triumph last Saturday over Callum Smith, but he also took the opportunity to challenge the Mexican.
“People call him pound-for-pound number one for beating up Callum Smith ”, commented Andrade Interview with Elie sechback of IT NEWS “So I’ll also call it the best pound for pound. At the end of the day, he has fought twice with Gennady Golovkin and he is a threat.
Andrade continues to push through social media that he would be a real challenge to him Canelo Alvarez.
Even, at the time, Canelo stated that fight against Andrade It would be a boring fight and one that fans want action packed fights and not someone running around.
For Demetrius AndradeThere are still many quality and level rivals who could truly give the Mexican boxer a long night, and even defeat him.
«At the end of the day, if you want to see the full potential of ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, you have to face it with someone who takes it to the limit “, he added Andrade. “You have a Caleb Plant, David benavidez, Demetrius Andrade. At the end of the day, Canelo he still has dangerous rivals to face and he has to win to be the best pound for pound.
Andrade analyzed the situation of Canelo from your point of view.
«The only thing I can say about Canelo, is that he is fighting with the right fighters at the right time, “he explained. Andrade. “He fought a guy who had a 168-pound belt (Smith) and removed her belt. Golovkin, for example, he’s fighting guys who have nothing and are nothing. That is the big difference, he is fighting against those who do have something and GGG against those who have absolutely nothing to offer. ‘
Demetrius Andrade believes that he has not had the same privileges Canelo, which always had the support of its promoter Golden Boy.
«Do you know why I didn’t fight these guys (Canelo, Golovkin, etc) ”, asks Andrade. “Because I was not with Golden Boy Promotions, I was not promoted in the same way as him Canelo, all fixed. I’m not envious, I respect everything about him Canelo, from its beginnings until now. I take off my hat to him, it would be an honor to enter the ring and fight against him, but at the same time, as a man and as a boxer, I am hungry and I want to beat him.