Callum smith stopped to analyze the defensive ability of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez, and stressed that this quality was evident in the press conference with Caleb Plant where the Mexican took a slap off the American.
Smith was sincere, highlighted many of the skills of Canelo as a result of the fight he had with him on December 19, 2020. And he referred to the duel against Plant, during an interview he gave to iFL TV.
“He is a special fighter,” said the Englishman in reference to the Saul Alvarez. Before fighting, I knew how good he was. In my opinion, he is the best fighter in the world, the best pound for pound right now ”.
Callum smith ensures that the Canelo it was very good that night.
“At the level of style, I think I could have beaten him,” he says. Callum. “It could have caused him trouble, but (Canelo) was too good in the evening. He was very smart, he knew what I was getting into, “he continued.
Callum highlighted Canelo’s defensive ability
“I was not surprised by many things (of Canelo)”, he claimed Smith. “It was difficult to land clean shots on him, due to his great defensive ability. We saw him with the slap he threw at him Caleb Plant, and his reaction to take off the blow ”.
For Callum it was very difficult to connect the Mexican.
“It is very difficult not to be able to hit it clearly,” he explains. Smith. “Canelo It takes away the offense, it makes you. fight your fight. He is a very good fighter. I think he will go ahead and achieve even more things, ”he commented.