The legendary Roberto “Hands of Stone” Durán does not hesitate for a moment to assure that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez He is the best boxer in the world today, it hurts whoever hurts.
“For me Canelo It’s the best there is right now, ”the Panamanian told the media upon his arrival at the 59th Annual Convention of the World Boxing Council (WBC) that takes place in Mexico City.
After the Mexican became the undisputed super middleweight champion in Las Vegas, to Duran there is no other like Saul currently.
“There is no other like Canelo, it hurts whoever hurts ”, he considered Duran Stone Hands. “They say that the guy (Plant) he threw himself, but while he is earning the millions he may fight even with a one-armed man if he wants ”.
Questioned if Canelo could be considered the best Mexican boxer in history, Duran he answered confidently.
“And why not?” Duran, and pointed out his detractors. “Those who deny it is because they are angry at him.”
Manos de Piedra Durán, happy to be at the WBC Convention
Finally, he was happy to be back at the Convention of the CMB. More, because many activities are resumed, mainly economic, that were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.
“Not only for me, for the whole world”, it means a lot to be together again, he considered. Duran. “For the restaurants, the bars, the business. It is very good for the whole world that these things happen, it is a great pleasure, it is the most important thing ”.
Roberto Duran, next to Julio Cesar Chavez, are considered the two most important boxers in history for Latin America. The Panamanian finished his career with 103 wins, 70 by knockout, and 16 losses.
He was a lightweight champion, a division in which he is considered one of the best of all time. He also reigned at welterweight, super welterweight and middleweight.