David benavidez is confident that he can defeat Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and again he spoke about what would happen in a possible combat.
“I’ll knock him out, I’ll stop him!” Benavidez in an interview with TMZ. “It takes a lot of balls to say it, but the reason I say it is because I am very, very sure that I am the only one who can beat and stop Canelo”.
David has scheduled his next contest on March 13, 2021 against Ronald ellis.
In his last fight, in August 2020, he lost the super middleweight belt of the CMB on the scale, but knocked out Roamer Alexis Angulo.
“He will try to evade me as much as possible, but I feel that at the end of the day, this fight will be asked,” he confessed Benavidez on Canelo. “Not for me, but for everyone. Everyone will want to see him after he beats Billy Joe Saunders Y Caleb PlantWho else will be there to fight other than David benavidez”.
Saul Alvarez plans to become the undisputed 168-pound champion. For that he will face Billy Joe Saunders, champion of the OMB, next May 8 at headquarters to be defined and, in case of winning, will look for Caleb Plant, monarch of the FIB.
“The best fighters he faced (Canelo), they saw themselves as scared of him and they respected him a lot ”, he considered Benavidez. “But me, I feel like I am like a hungry young lion. I need that fight because I want to show the fans how good I am. “
First Charlo, then Canelo
David benavidez He has laid out his ideal plan to become a world champion again, after twice having problems outside the ring and having to hand over the WBC 168-pound belt.
“The ideal scenario is to fight with (Jermall) Charlo and later Caleb Plant and then Canelo”, He mentioned. “That is the ideal scenario, but the reality of it happening is very difficult.”
Plant He recently said that he won’t face anyone and wait for Canelo Alvarez in case I defeat Billy Joe Saunders.