“The King of Boxing label is perfect,” says Bernard Hopkins of Canelo Álvarez

Canelo Álvarez y Bernard Hopkins

The former light heavyweight champion, Bernard Hopkins, filled with praise Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and cataloged him as a worthy king of current boxing.

“Canelo can fight with anyone and he will always raise his level”, djio B-Hop in an interview with Little Giant Boxing. “Now he bears that label perfectly as the King of Boxing and the star of the business ”.

Hopkins stated that every time he believes that Canelo Alvarez Whether he has reached the top or the top of his performance above the ring, the Mexican always finds a new way to surprise him.

“It is impressive what he does fight by fight, every time I see him, he manages to impress me again,” he said. “When I thought I saw him at his best, I always see that he gets better as his career progresses.”

In the latest pound-for-pound ranking of ESPN, Saul Alvarez remained as the best boxer of today, after not losing a single fight for just over eight years since his fall with Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Since then, Canelo He has established himself as the star of Mexican boxing, winning titles in the middleweights, super welterweight, super middleweight and light heavyweight.

In accordance with Hopkins, his stay at the top of boxing is no coincidence when one realizes all the talks that he monopolizes Canelo among the boxing community.

Canelo He cannot take the wrong step in continuing to command the conversations about the best, ”he said. “Everyone talks about who he’s going to fight or who he should fight. That tells you a lot about what he represents for boxing today. “

Finally. B-Hop gave his forecast for the match with Caleb Plant and he warned people to be prepared for a knockout in the early rounds.

“Don’t go for something to drink or a snack,” he suggested. “Canelo in 5 rounds, I’m sure he’ll break it fast. Yes Plant hold more than 5 rounds, I personally apologize to the millions of people who saw this interview. “

Hopkins, fan of Canelo

Bernard Hopkins, unlike his partner Oscar de la hoya in Golden Boy Promotions, has repeatedly pulled Canelo Alvarez and regretted that the Mexican has left the promoter.

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