Eddie hearn he assured that he wants to see Dmitry Bivol as a rival of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez for May next year, with the Mexican seeking titles at 175 pounds.
As reported on the podcast Boxing With Chris Mannix, to Hearn would you like that Bivol face Saul Alvarez in May 2022.
“Right now, the goal (for May 2022) is Dmitry BivolEddie Hearn expressed in the interview. “Yes Canelo beat Plant, the next challenge will be to become the undisputed champion of 175 pounds ”.
Yes Canelo beats PlantHe would have all the super middleweight championships by now, and he could dabble at 175 pounds again looking to win every title in that category. The first step in that new goal for Canelo, would Bivol, light heavyweight champion of the AMB.
“Bivol it would be the first stop, ”Hearn said. “We are seeing a fight between Dmitry Bivol and John ryder, maybe in the UK. Afterwards, I would like to try to get him to fight Canelo in May”.
If the fight between Canelo and Bivol, Eddie hearn revealed what is the alternative plan for the Russian, which is promoted by Hearn. Among possible rivals for Bivol, Hearn behold another Mexican.
“We also have Joshua Buatsi and Callum smith (as possible rivals of Bivol) ”, Announced the Briton. “They looked great in their last fights. We have many important options for Dmitry Bivol. Gilberto Ramirez it would also be a good fight for Bivol Also, but I think these plans have to keep bubbling up for when they are ready and available. “
Eddie Hearn explained the importance of seeing Canelo against Bivol
With poise, Eddie hearn he talked about the possibilities he has Dmitry Bivol to fight Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.
“I wouldn’t be sitting there,” he said. Hearn. “I would fight against Callum smith, or against Joshua Buatsi. We would say he has to fight in December, and there would be guarantees to cross paths with Canelo. If you do, congratulations. I think it will. I know that Bivol is really in the head of Canelo Alvarez for the next challenge, which could be at 175 pounds. “