Billy joe saunders thanked in a very particular way that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez has agreed to fight on May 8.
“I just want to thank Canelo, I’m a big fan and I appreciate this opportunity, “he said in a video posted on Instagram with an apron with a dangling penis. “I have waited a long time, a long time. I’ll just get there, take my money, and leave. It will be very good”.
On Saturday, February 27, it was announced that Canelo Y Saunders they will unify the belts CMB, AMB Y OMB of the super middle division on May 8.
“It’s good to be alive. I am happy and I thank everyone who sees this, “he said. Billy Joe. “It’s great to be alive. Being part of something like the fight, it’s great, obviously I won’t win but just being there and watching the numbers is enough.
It was expected that Saunders will travel from England to Miami to be in the official announcement of the fight, but the British boxer stayed in his country.
Canelo Alvarez dominated Avni Yildirim, who no longer came out for the fourth round after the punishment given by the Mexican and who sent him to the canvas in the third round.
At the end of the contest, Eddie hearn Y Saul made official that the next confrontation of the Mexican will be before Billy joe, who last fought on December 4, 2020 against Martin Murray.
The 168-pound big picture
Canelo Alvarez he seeks to be the undisputed champion of 168 pounds in 2021. For that he will fight first against Billy Joe saunders and, if he wins, he will look for Caleb Plant, monarch of the IBF, at the end of the year.
However, it is unknown whether Plant will fight with someone again or wait for Canelo. His last fight was at the end of January 2020 against Caleb Truax, whom he swept into the cards.