Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez I think that Caleb Plant will be a difficult rival for Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in the possible 168-pound unification bout.
“I think it is a complicated fight for Canelo“, Considered the fighter from Sinaloa in an interview with DAZN Boxing Show. “But he can take the fight and as a Mexican I want him to (Canelo) won the fight. Plant he is skilled, he moves. But I want to Canelo”.
Ramirez comes from defeating Sullivan Barrera in the fourth round on Friday, July 9, in his third light heavyweight contest.
The one of Mazatlan Sinaloa, dominated in the super middleweight teams where he became the first Mexican to be world champion in the division by winning the title against Arthur Abraham in April 2016.
Now The left handed looking to break through at 175 pounds and after his win he challenged Dmitry Bivol, division champion by the WBA.
“It is exciting that another Mexican wants to conquer 175 pounds,” he added. Gilberto about the plans Canelo
to climb division. “But this is my division, I want to make it mine. What if (Canelo) He wants to do it, let’s do it, because always two good boxers in the ring are guaranteed an explosive fight and people want to see it ”.
Saúl in light heavy duty
Canelo Alvarez plans to face on the weekend of September 15 Caleb Plant to unify the super median division. The Mexican has the titles WBA, WBO Y CMB, while the American the one of the FIB.
According to the last words of Eddie hearn, what has hindered the negotiations is that To the Haymon, handler Plant, wants to sign Saul long-term.
If you defeat Plant, surely the Canelo will move up to 175 pounds in search of any of the champions like the Russians Dmitry Bivol Y Artur Beterbiev.
“To become the best pound for pound I need to beat Bivol, Beterbiev, Joe Smith and win all those belts to be pound for pound, “he said.