The unification of the semi-complete belts between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Caleb Plant, as well as the exhibition fight between Oscar de la hoya Y Vitor Belfort they would be spliced on Saturday, September 11.
Mike coppinger from The Athletic reported the combat between From the pot Y Belfort, but initially he said that it would take place on Saturday, September 18, but minutes later he corrected.
“The date is September 11, sources say, as there was a mix-up,” he wrote. “Good news, as it will not conflict with the planned fight of Canelo Alvarez, potentially before Caleb Plant ”.
The date is actually Sept. 11, sources now say, as there was a mix-up. Good news as it won’t conflict with Canelo Alvarez’s planned fight, potentially against Caleb Plant https://t.co/IICYFtd5Sv
– Mike Coppinger (@MikeCoppinger) June 17, 2021
However, the team of Canelo Y Eddie hearn, President of Matchroom, continues in talks with Plant to be able to finalize the fight and assured that the potential date is that same Saturday.
“I have a call with Canelo in the following days to take the action plan, “said the British promoter for Pro Boxing Fans. “It’s the fight everyone wants and hopefully we see it on September 11.”
As September 15, one of the most important dates for Mexican boxing, falls on a Wednesday, they decided to visit it for a Saturday before.
Planned or coincidental?
For several years, Canelo Alvarez was signed with Golden Boy Promotions under the command of Oscar de la hoya.
But that relationship came to an end at the end of 2019, when the boxer from Guadalajara filed a lawsuit against the promoter and DAZN, so the three parties decided to terminate the contract.
During this time, Saul has criticized the actions of Oscar with his boxers and stated that he only cared about drinking.
“I don’t like talking about people very much, but I have always been a loyal person and I was always loyal with Golden boy“Said the Mexican in a talk with Graham Bensinger. “He is not Golden boy, he does nothing in Golden Boy, he worries about drinking and going about other things ”.
Later, From the pot He replied that the man from Guadalajara is ungrateful and said that he would knock him out.
However, now a new chapter is opening because this decision could be planned to seek to remove or win the rating from Alvarez.