Avni Yildirim will return to the ring after his shameful defeat against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, and with intentions to be champion in 160 pounds.
After succumbing (without putting up much resistance) to the power of Alvarez, Yildirim will resume professional activity with dreams of greatness.
“The fight of Canelo It’s old news, ”said the born in Turkey, in a statement from Matchroom Boxing. “I’m looking to open a new page in my middleweight career.”
“I have a new coach, Pedro Diaz, it’s a new beginning and I have a new lease of life, everything feels good. I’m in a new gym, in a new environment, “he continued. Mr. Robot.
“Pedro He is one of the best coaches in the world and a great guy, “he said. “I think I can become a world champion at 160 pounds, and I say to the champions: I’m going for you.”
“I want to be a great middleweight champion, and Pedro believe in me and say I can do it. My motivation is very high and my body and my mind are in a great place ”, concluded the one from Istanbul.
Avni Yildirim was not prepared to face Canelo or to be champion, according to his previous coach
The coach of Avni Yildirim, Joel diaz, confessed what happened to the Turkish boxer in his fight against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and stated that Yildirim he was intimidated by the stage.
“Avni Yildirim I was not prepared for the magnitude of the event “, considered the Mexican in an interview with You Can’t Play Boxing. The contest was held in the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, before 12 thousand fans.
Too, Diaz shared how the combat began to unfold and what he asked of Yildirim what to do in the ring.
“In the first round I told him that we were going to go in and feel how he was coming. Canelo, to see what brings “, confessed Joel. “By the second round I already saw that they were hitting him and I said, ‘hey, you’re not doing anything.’