Negotiations between Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez Y Caleb Plant They resumed, although not for September 18, but for some date in November, as reported Lance Pugmire of The Athletic.
The reporter managed to speak this Friday afternoon with Eddy reynoso, coach and manager of the Canelo who confirmed that the talks are back on track.
“The project that we have in front of us is to unify the 168 pounds,” he said. Reynoso to Pugmire. “We are working really hard on this, and we hope to get it done.”
Reynoso confirmed what the promoter Eddie hearn He had tweeted hours earlier on the same Friday: that the date of September 18 is canceled, and the next fight is postponed until November.
“Talk to Canelo, with Eddy reynoso and the team today. Saul he’s focused on getting back in the ring in November. More news soon, ”he tweeted Hearn.
Spoke with @Canelo
– Eddie Hearn (@EddieHearn) August 6, 2021
Negotiations between the Canelo Alvarez Y Caleb Plant they had been terminated on July 30, after failing to reach a final agreement. In order to save the date of September 18, a negotiation was opened with Dmitry Bivol, light heavyweight champion of the AMB.
However, the little time left until September 18 has meant that the date of the national celebration in Mexico has to be aborted. Now, what is traded between Canelo Y Caleb Plant It is for November 20.
Bivol is no longer an option for Canelo
According to the report of Lance Pugmire, Eddy reynoso confirmed that for the November fight, Dmitry Bivol it is no longer an option. Negotiations with the Russian’s team, which had started when the first attempt to fight with Caleb Plant. Today, Friday, the only negotiation front that remains open is with PBC and the team of Plant.
Reynoso emphasized, according to Pugmire, that he Canelo He is a free agent and they will only accept a contract for a single fight. They have no interest, revealed Eddy, in signing a pledge to make two fights with PBC.