Billy Joe Saunders he has full confidence that he will defeat Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, next May 8 and that will give the biggest surprise in the history of English boxing.
“This will be one of the biggest surprises in British boxing. What’s more, it will be the largest of all, “he said. Billy joe in interview for AK and Barak Show. “I will do this for all Gypsies, English, Irish, Scots, Welsh, North Americans, whoever. We are together in this”.
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Saunders also harshly criticized the performance of Avni Yildirim and what the fight brought in Canelo he finished the Turk in just three rounds. And English Saunders explained the reasons why he did not travel to Miami to make the official announcement of his fight with Canelo.
“I didn’t have a chance,” he said Saunders. “Many (travel) restrictions due to the Covid issue, obviously, and we tried to travel there for the fight, but by the time we were able to close something, it was too late.”
However, he assured that if he wants to beat the Mexican he will have to improve a lot from what was his last performance against Martin Murray.
“Canelo did the job, without any damage. That is the main thing ”, he affirmed. “He complied against a package and now we will see each other on May 8. One is as good as what was seen in his last performance, and if you ask me if mine was good enough to beat Canelo, I would say no. And we didn’t get to see much of the last performance of Alvarez because this guyYildirim) only came out to crack after three rounds. It was embarrassing, to be honest. I would not look ridiculous for that money. I would not do it”.
Billy joe He has not started his camp after suffering the flu, but the same boxer said that there will be no excuses if he is defeated by the Mexican.
“It won’t be a walk in the park for Canelo, but I am sure that I will never make an excuse if I am defeated, “he said. “If I’m not good enough to beat him on May 8, I never will be. Obviously everyone knows I’ll have to be at my best against him. Canelo. He hadn’t trained for 10 days, because I had the flu, so I haven’t started camp yet ”.
The winner of the match is likely to close a future match with Caleb Plant to unify the super middleweight division.
“I see that Plant has been constantly mentioning his fight with Canelo to unify the belts, but I remind you that you still have an appointment with me before to make that happen, “he said.