David benavidez explained why he thinks he was not considered to face Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, after the negotiations to fight with Caleb Plant.
“Right now I’m focused on the fight against (Joseph) Uzcátegui and the fight against Canelo it’s going to be a bit complicated to do, “he said. Benavidez at a press conference with various media. “When I win this fight, the next easiest thing to do would be against Caleb Plant and not against Canelo“.
Benavidez, made it clear that for the moment, he does not believe that the Mexican champion will look for him to face him. This because of Canelo is in search of all possible titles in professional boxing.
“What he is trying to do is win the titles, he is not interested in fighting with me because I do not have a belt and it is a lot of risk for him for nothing,” he said. Benavidez. “So his agenda is to win titles.”
It is worth mentioning that David benavidez fight in the promoter PBC
, same company of Caleb Plant. It was the disagreement in the negotiation between PBC and the Canelo, which caused the fight of Saul Y Plant, so a negotiation with Benavidez It could end the same way
David Benavidez to think more about Uzcátegui than Canelo
Benavidez will be measured at Uzcátegui next August 28 in Phoenix. This, to earn the right to measure up to Saul Alvarez for the super middleweight title of CMB.
“Uzcátegui He has never been knocked out, but I know I have what it takes to do it, it is my motivation because whoever wins this fight will be able to face Canelo and that’s the fight everyone wants to see, ”he said.
Benavidez, 24 years old, will come to the fight with a record of 24 victories, 21 on the fast track; Joseph Uzcátegui, 30 years old, has 31 wins, 26 of them by knockout, and four losses.
It should be remembered that in August 2020 David benavidez lost the super middle belt of CMB. This, by not giving the weight for his fight against the Colombian Alexis Angulo. Subsequently, the belt that became vacant was won Canelo in a duel before Callum smith.