Eddy reynoso, coach of Saul “Canelo” Álvarez, assured that for them it was very important that the legend Julio Cesar Chavez recognize Saul, and gave him the symbolic courier pass in the last farewell fight of the great Mexican champion.
“Very proud, that’s called supporting your compatriots,” he said. Eddy reynoso in interview for Little Giant Boxing. “There will always be someone better than you in everything you do, sometimes there will be no better than you in your country, but there will be better than you in other countries.”
Eddy reynoso feel that the Canelo is getting closer to what he did Julio Cesar Chavez. And for that reason, the Mexican legend decided to make a symbolic pass from post office to Alvarez as the greatest figure in Mexican boxing.
“Canelo he has been advancing, step by step, he won a championship, now he has four. Then, an amount arrives in which it is already close to the records it made Julio Cesar Chavez at the time, “he said Reynoso. “(Chavez) He has always been an equanimous, humble person and always recognizes when there is a better boxer than him, and also throws him when a boxer is bad ”.
The leader of the Canelo Team, indicated that this he did Chavez to go up to Canelo to the ring in his last exhibition fight, hugging him and asking the audience for a standing ovation, was a gesture that made everyone happy. Saul.
“It was something very important and that dignifies our boxing,” he added. Eddy. “That can only be done by a legend, a humble person who knows that young people who want to be like him and dreamed of being a Julio Cesar Chavez, and it was a very nice gesture for Canelo“.
The passing of the torch from Chávez to Canelo
At the end of the exhibition fight that Julio Cesar Chavez held with Hector Camacho Jr in Guadalajara, Canelo stepped into the ring and had an emotional moment with Chavez, where the great champion dedicated a few words to him. Those words were interpreted as a courier pass to the highest figure of current Mexican boxing.
“Thanks to CaneloHere you have the best Mexican fighter today and possibly the best in history, the comparisons are not good, “he said. Chavez. “Canelo he has everything he has based on effort, perseverance and discipline, with all the respect you deserve, you are a fierce bastard ”.
Canelo thanked the words of Chavez.
“I have always said that you are going to be the best.”
What’s more, Julio Cesar Chavez He also dedicated to Canelo a post on their social networks.
“I say goodbye to the ring, my temple, my life, my happiness. Yesterday, I gave them the best that I could give them, Thanks to YOU who made me be THE GREAT MEXICAN CHAMPION “, he posted Chávez.
“But we have Canelo who is today the best pound for pound, represents us as MEXICO in the world of boxing ”.