Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez He assured that he still has more than five years active as a professional boxer. The man from Guadalajara will turn 31 in July this year.
“6 or 7 more years are what I plan to continue here,” replied the super middleweight champion of the CMB Y AMB in interview with TUDN. “It’s what we think, but we’ll see.”
The Canelo He has his next fight scheduled on February 27 against Avni Yildirim, defending the belts of the 168-pound division in Miami Florida.
“I feel very happy to open a new place for my fights and many more to come,” he said. Alvarez. “Very happy and grateful to the people. I feel motivated to go to Miami”.
The plans of the Canelo are to become a unified super middleweight champion and for that you will first have to defend against Yildirim. If all goes well against the Turk, the fight against Billy joe saunders, monarch of the OMB, to unify in May.
Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez decided to go from medium to super middleweight in December 2020, when he defeated Callum smith for the vacant scepter of CMB.
However, although he already fought in the light heavyweight once and knocked out Sergey Kovalev In November 2019, he ruled out going up to 175 pounds.
“175 no, in that division not because it is giving many advantages,” he admitted. We are focused on winning these titles and then seeing what comes next “