Eddie hearn, President of Matchroom, do not believe that Caleb Plant be a tougher opponent for Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez of what it represented Billy Joe Saunders on May 8th.
“I think that Saunders it was the hardest fight i had Canelo“, He commented Hearn in order to FightHype.com. “They are not so similar, Saunders is more elusive and has more tricks, but Plant it’s stronger and can hit harder. I always believed that Saunders it was the hardest at 168 ″.
Saul Alvarez has made three fights with Eddie hearn, in which he has obtained positive results in the mission to unify the 168 pounds.
The first victim was Callum smith, later Avni Yildirim and closed the way with the last knockout over Saunders who gave him the scepter OMB of the super middle.
The president of Matchroom, who also represents Saunders, assured that his relationship with Alvarez It is fantastic and the own Canelo asked him to go ahead to finalize the negotiations as soon as possible to make the fight with Caleb Plant and finally unify the 168 pounds.
“He told me, ‘go ahead and let’s do this,'” he confessed. Eddie. “When we started the relationship with Canelo, we start with Eddy reynoso and I didn’t know him that well. But after three fights I think we are friends. He’s a very funny guy. “
Finally, Eddie hearn joked about the recent events where he was already seen Canelo speaking openly in English.
“He is a person who is just great to be around,” he added. “He has been trying to speak English and people love him when he tries to do it. I really think he is happy with the relationship we have and it is an honor to represent him ”.
The loudest rumor is that Saul Alvarez You can do the historic fight during the weekend of the Independence from Mexico in a venue that has yet to be defined.