Eddie Hearn confirms that fight between Canelo and Bivol would be at agreed weight

Eddie Hearn confirma que pelea entre Canelo y Bivol sería en peso pactado

Promoter Eddie hearn confirmed that the fight between the Mexican champion Saul Canelo Alvarez Y Dmitry Bivol it would be at an agreed weight between 168 and 175 pounds.

“I think it would be in a kind of agreed weight. Bivol he’s been talking about going to 168 (pounds) for a long time. He just wants a great opportunity, “he said. Hearn in statements collected by Boxing Scene.

Hearn also confirmed that everything is already centered on a fight between Canelo Y Dmitry Bivol. The fight with Caleb Plant has been discarded for the moment.

“Right now, all we are talking about is the fight with Dmitry Bivol“, he pointed Hearn. “If we get through all of that, we only have seven weeks left. The fight of Plant it will not happen for now, but yes (Canelo) goes on September 18, it is likely to be Bivol. We need to move ”.

Bivol has been training for three weeks

Eddie hearn also revealed that Dmitry Bivol He’s been training for a possible fight with him for a few weeks now. Canelo.

Bivol has been training for three weeks waiting for news about that fight with Canelo

, but he will have to cut weight. And there are only six weeks left, ”he said. Hearn this Thursday in an interview for iFL TV. “So we have to advertise. There is a possibility that he will not fight in September the Canelo, but it is my preference that I fight with Dmitry Bivol 18th of September”.

Can Bivol drop to 168 pounds to fight Canelo?

At the end of last April, Dmitry Bivol assured that he can still mark 168 pounds if an agreed weight is necessary to finalize a fight with him Canelo.

“I want to fight fighters who have great names. Canelo He’s the biggest name in boxing, and I’d like to fight him, if he wants to, ”he said. Bivol at a virtual press conference with English media. “It is not my immediate objective to fight him. Canelo, but I really don’t care which weight he can fight at, super medium or light heavy, because I can still give super middle weight ”.

Bivol is ready for Canelo.

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