Eddie hearn ruled out a third match between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Gennady Golovkin for next September 18.
“I definitely don’t see how this fight will play out in September,” Hearn told The SI Boxing Podcast. “Gennady is totally focused on his fight with (Ryota) Murata“.
According to the president of Matchroom, the closing of the trilogy between the Mexican and the Kazakh will not lose relevance as long as both remain active.
“It will always be a relevant fight as long as both are active,” he commented. “It could be May next year, but here the important decision is to see who we will fight on September 18.”
Both fighters last met in 2018, when Saul took the victory in a majority decision in the T-Mobile Arena of Las Vegas.
Despite the rumors of a rematch for months, Saul
He moved up the division and left the middleweight teams behind to establish himself as the super middleweight and light heavyweight champion.
For now, Saul has as its main objective to be undisputed champion of 168 pounds, although in recent weeks negotiations with Caleb Plant, so the Mexican must decide what to do for that date.
Hearn previously commented that Dimitry Bivol He was the main candidate for September 18 if the fight with the North American does not finally take place Plant.
However, there is the possibility that the man from Guadalajara will not fight on that date, but in later months against some other rival.
While, GGG He won’t get in the ring until his fight with Ryota murata on Dec. 28 and ruled out a preparation fight before gambling on his belts.