Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez acknowledged that at the time he should not have accepted his fight with Floyd mayweather, because it was not mature enough.
Alvarez accepted that he still lacked experience when he fought with Mayweather. The sayings were given in the program Hotboxin ‘, conducted by Mike tyson.
“I always thought I needed to fight first with (Miguel) Cotto, (Erislandy) Lara and all those guys. And then with Floyd“, Commented the Mexican in the interview with Tyson. “I needed more experience and more maturity.”
Also, the current super champion 168 pound version World Boxing Association He stressed that the aforementioned contest helped him grow.
“I don’t think that fight is like losing it. I take that fight as I learned from that fight ”, expressed the super middleweight monarch of the CMB.
The Canelo He also revealed that many asked him to change coach after the fight with Mayweather.
“I did not change coach, because I know what happened,” he said. Canelo. “I want to be with my coach my whole life.”
Mike tyson He assured that those are the fights that make you better, when you feel like you can go 12 rounds against the best fighter in the world.
– Hotboxin ‘with Mike Tyson (@hotboxinpodcast) March 17, 2021
The contest in question took place on September 14, 2013 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, for the super welterweight titles of the Association and the World Boxing Council.
By then, Saul Alvarez he carried with him an undefeated made up of 42 wins, 30 by knockout, and a draw. While, Money he kept his numbers intact, with 44 wins and 26 finishes before the limit.
The 23-year-old born in Jalisco, took a greater risk before the world ruler in those years. Canelo had his fight with Mayweather, but he didn’t even manage to assert himself in the ring.