Demetrius Andrade criticized the choice of rivals of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and assured that the Mexican boxer has never wanted to face him.
“At the end of the day, Canelo wants to be a unified champion when facing soft rivals “, he said Andrade in interview with FightHype. “That is not a real legacy, that is not a true champion, that is not a champion by heart. You have had the power through the work of Golden Boy (Promotions). He’s dedicated, I can tell he works hard. I take my hat off to any fighter who steps into the ring ”.
In addition, he considered that he has not faced a prominent boxer.
“Brother, you are not (the best) pound for pound when you have not beaten someone who is really known,” Andrade pointed out, “as Demetrius Andrade, (Jermall) Charlo, Caleb Plant, David Benavidez. These are real names. Do not Liam Y Callum smith. Sorry, it’s not for disrespecting them ”.
“Then they are glorifying him as (the best) pound for pound,” he added. Demetrius, “When his most important fight in his career, in my opinion, is Shane mosley. ‘THE’ Shane mosley I would have ripped his head off, ‘EL’ Miguel Cotto I would have kicked his ass. And then they tried with Floyd mayweatherThey thought he was old enough to beat him and it didn’t work. “
The challenge to Canelo Álvarez
Demetrius Andrade, middleweight champion of the OMB, I affirm that Canelo Alvarez turned down a proposal for 12 million to face him when he passed the 160 pounds.
“When Eddie hearn He said $ 7 million to face Charlo, there was no response “, revealed Andrade. “Many people will not know this! DAZN He offered Canelo 5 million more to fight me. Instead he went up (division) and fought against (Sergey) Kovalev. He said, ‘No, I’m fine with this money, I’m going to beat it and I’m going to become a one, two, three, four-time champion against someone who’s finished.