Chris Eubank Jr. He invited Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez to fight in England, where he assured that they would fill the biggest stadium and provide a great fight.
“That fight is surely going to happen and I think that next year we will push hard for it,” he commented in an interview with Sky Sports. “Who else is there? He beat (Billy Joe) Saunders, Callum smith, there is no one else. We would fill the biggest stadium ”.
Eubank will fight on October 2 against Sven Elbir on the Wembley Arena and he is looking to continue his four-game winning streak in pursuit of a world title shot.
For its part, Canelo unify all four super middle division belts against Caleb Plant on November 5, to have the first unified champion at 168 pounds.
“He would be the only one he would go up to the division for to fight and yes, he is running out of guys to fight with,” he shared. Chris. “Nobody wants to fight him and the guys he wants to face don’t want to. They want to get in the ring and survive and not get knocked out and get paid. I am not interested in that, I want to defeat them. I want to fight with fire, the fans want it ”.
Saul recently expressed that he would like to have a fight in England, but he also wants to return to Mexico and the coronavirus pandemic forced that plan to be postponed.
It is expected that by 2022, some of the fights that he has will be in Mexico, although it is not yet known what will happen if he defeats Plant.
Canelo He has mentioned in recent interviews that he would like to move up to the light heavyweight division, where he has already won a world championship by defeating Sergey Kovalev by knockout to conquer the belt of the OMB.