The deadline he gave Eddie hearn, President of Matchroom, to make the fight between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Caleb Plant It expires this Sunday, July 18 and, according to his words, the contest would not take place in September.
“If this fight does not take place this week, the fight will not take place in September,” revealed the English promoter in an interview with DAZN July 12. “The reason we spoke to (Dmitry) Bivol Y (Artur) Beterbiev It is because he will fight against one of them, if not against Plant”.
According to the words of Eddie, there have been some obstacles in the negotiations because Al haymon, from PBC, you want to sign a long-term contract with the Canelo, but the Mexican wants to continue depending on himself and does not want to commit.
The plan of the Guadalajara is to fight for the only belt of the super middle division that is missing, which is that of the FIB what’s wrong with it Plant.
But although the American boxer has publicly expressed his interest in getting up to fight against Saul
, The confrontation that they plan to take place in September of this year, either on the 11th or the 18th, has not been closed.
“We are running out of time now,” he added. Eddie hearn. “That is what they would prefer (PBC). They would rather do a three-fight deal (with Canelo) to fight on his channel in exchange for fighting with Plant. This is your chance to try to attract him. “
What will happen?
During the week of his contest against Billy joe saunders, Canelo Alvarez revealed that his plan is to become a unified champion, but that in case Caleb Plant I wouldn’t want to, I’d go up to 175 pounds.
In November 2019, the Mexican already fought in the light heavyweight when facing Sergey Kovalev by the belt of the OMB of the division. In the eleventh round, the man from Guadalajara knocked him out dramatically.
Now among the possibilities to fight this year are the Russians Artur Beterbiev Y Dmitry Bivol, who have 175-pound belts.