Artur Beterbiev He confessed that he is ready to receive a call from Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and to be able to negotiate a possible future fight.
“If tomorrow we received a call from them, a meeting would not be necessary,” he confessed. Beterbiev after his fight with Adam deines, whom he knocked out in the 10th round.
During the conference, Marc Ramsey, coach of Beterbiev, also dispelled rumors of a supposed call from Team Canelo last month, but said they are still waiting.
“No, it has not happened,” he confessed. “It never actually came. We are still waiting near the phone ”.
The Russian retained the belts of the CMB Y FIB of the 175 pounds before Adam Denies in Moscow.
In the first round he sent the German to the canvas, but finally in the tenth inning when the team of Denies decided to throw in the towel and finish the battle.
After just over 500 days without a fight, the 36-year-old Russian improved to 16 wins, all on the fast track.
The panorama of Canelo
However, the optimism of the Russian’s corner is far from the position that the team of Canelo and the Mexican himself have demonstrated for not returning to the division of 175.
Saul is looking to unify the super middleweight belts in 2021, so a call looks tough at least this year.
On different occasions he has said that going up to light heavyweight is giving a lot of advantage, after he knocked out Sergey Kovalev in November 2019 in his only contest in that division.