Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez revealed that so far, the fight against the Puerto Rican Miguel Cotto It was the most important victory in his boxing career. That was something he agreed on Eddy reynoso.
“I think it was the fight of Cotto. Why? Because after that fight I gained more confidence in the ring ”, said the Canelo in statements collected by the magazine The Ring. “I learned a lot from that fight.”
It should be remembered that this battle took place in 2015 in the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, where Canelo earned a unanimous decision victory over Miguel Cotto to win the middleweight championship.
Similarly, the coach of Saul, Eddy reynoso, he assured that Cotto marked a before and after in his boxer’s career. And so, Cotto represents the most important victory in the career of the Canelo.
“(Saturday) will be the most important fight of the career of Saul“, Explained Eddy to The Ring. “(Until now it was) Miguel Cotto, because it is a (future) Hall of Fame. He really left a mark fighting that kind of fighter, class, and led to Saul at a completely different level. “
Canelo wants to be on the historic boxing podium
Saul Alvarez ensures that on Saturday night he will make boxing history and will enter the top boxers to be undisputed champions by beating Caleb Plant.
“Yes, because, just think, five (male) boxers in boxing history have managed to be indisputable (in the era of the four belts) and I am going to be the sixth,” he added. “I want to be the sixth. That is the only thing I have in mind. This fight is going to be history. They will witness something that they will remember for a long time. “
The Canelo he’s focused on making history and becoming the undisputed champion.
“I’m excited for the fight, for being the undisputed champion and for making history, which is what I want,” he said. Saul. “So I’m excited but at the same time I’m calm because this is what I do, this is what I know is part of my life.”