Russian Dmitry Bivol, light heavyweight world champion of the AMB, warns that he can still give them 168 pounds if necessary to fight with Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.
“I want to fight fighters who have great names. Canelo He’s the biggest name in boxing, and I’d like to fight him, if he wants to, ”he said. Bivol at a virtual press conference with English media. “It is not my immediate objective to fight him. Canelo, but I really don’t care which weight he can fight at, super medium or light heavy, because I can still give super middle weight ”.
However, despite the warning, Bivol ensures that you are not in a hurry to confront it. His priority is to win more belts at 175 pounds, a division in which he Canelo He has said that he will not fight anymore.
“I do not think about Canelo“, He said Bivol. “He has his own way in super medium and I have my own way in light heavy. I think of other champions in my division ”.
Dmitry Bivol He will fight this Saturday, May 1 in Manchester, England. Will face Craig richards, where he will exhibit his light heavyweight world championship of the AMB.
Canelo refuses to fight again at 175 pounds
In recent statements to ESPN Knockout, Canelo Álvarez assured that he will not fight again in the light heavyweight division.
“168 (pounds) is the most I’m going to fight anymore,” he said. Canelo. “We took a risk to win the fourth title, but I did feel a little slow, I didn’t feel my best, but well, we already achieved the fourth title.”