Demetrius Andrade, middleweight champion by the OMB, gave the tools with which he would face Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and advised Billy Joe Saunders.
“It’s a 50-50 fight,” said the 160-pound monarch in an interview with Fighthype. “He (Billy joe) he’s a boxer against, I’m not going to say a stationary puncher, but he’s a more stationary guy ”.
Saunders Y Canelo will unify the super middle belts of the WBO, WBA Y CMB this Saturday, May 8 at the AT&T Stadium, on Arlington, Texas.
Surely the winner will seek to face Caleb Plant, who holds the 168-pound scepter in the FIB.
“You have to work five times more,” he said. Demetrius. “Let go of your hands, make him fail, frustrate him. As long as I have my fighting spirit, I have it. These fans will push me to win.
Around 70,000 people are expected to enter the stadium of the Dallas cowboys, in what is the massive return of fans to a boxing event after the coronavirus pandemic.
During the weigh-in, outside the venue, around 4,000 people gathered, mostly Mexicans who supported Saul and they booed Billy Joe.
“These fans are not for me, they are all for Canelo”Said the British boxer. “They will be cheering him on, but on the way home, they will be supporting me. I am undefeated since 2008 ”.
Andrade, meanwhile, is waiting for his next rival after he defeated Liam williams in his fourth defense of the median scepter of the OMB.
It has been mentioned that he is looking for Gennady Golovkin, but the Kazakh wants to wait until the end of the year to fight against Ryota murata.