Timothy bradley think a fight Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and David benavidez it has to happen yes or yes because of the style of both boxers.
“We need to see this fight,” he said. Bradley to ESPN. “They need to put a warrior like Benavidez against him Canelo. David he is a fighter who presses, who likes to be in front of his rivals and has very fast hands and throws explosive combinations, he also knows how to receive the blows in a very good way ”.
For Bradley, Canelo I would suffer a little with the characteristics of Benavidez and he even dared to predict that David has all the qualities to end the Mexican streak.
“Against Benavidez I am sure that Canelo I would have to suffer a little David He is not going to be afraid of him and he is going to let go of those hands, “he said. “I’m sure he thinks he has what it takes to finally defeat Canelo“.
For several months, Benavidez has asked the fight with Saul, but the latter’s next step is to defeat Caleb Plant to become the unified champion at 168 pounds.
Even so, Bradley believe that the Canelo-Benavidez it would be a sparking battle for opposing styles.
“I think this fight would be explosive,” he considered. “We would have the pressure and speed of the hands of Benavidez that would undoubtedly take advantage of its reach and height. On the other hand we would have the great movement of the feet, precision of blows and brilliant defense that make Canelo a great boxer “
On the development of the fight, Bradley believes that youth and pressure Benavidez it would be a complicated issue for Canelo to deal with.
“David He’s still young, but I think he can hurt the Canelo”, He commented. “This is the fight I want to see now. I want to see if Saul can handle that pressure and the size of Benavidez. I know he has the speed and he likes to throw punches when he puts his opponents on the ropes. We also know that Canelo likes to be there in defensive positions.
Result of the fight
Despite the compliments to Benavidez, Bradley considered that the experience of Canelo It would make him the winner of the fight, but it would catapult him as one of the best boxers in history.
“I feel that Canelo I would win, ”he said. “He is a different fighter and has delivered spectacular knockouts. It’s not just about winning, it’s the path you take to be a star that matters. Canelo he is dominating the sport and that is why he is one of the best pound for pound in the world ”.
Canelo gets ready for his historic clash before Caleb Plant the next November 6 in which the first undisputed champion in the history of the super middleweight will come out.
While, Benavidez he should have postponed his fight with Jose Uzcategui after testing positive for Covid 19 and rescheduled for November 13.