Eddy reynoso revealed the four possible rivals that are in the sights of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez to get back in the ring in May 2022.
“There are several boxers who are in line,” he said upon arrival at the WBC Convention on the Mexico City. “Is it so (Artur) Beterbiev, (Dmitry) Bivol, (Jermall) Charlo. Is (David) Benavidez. We are going to see who we can do a good negotiation with ”.
The boxer from Jalisco comes from becoming the first undisputed champion in the history of 168 pounds by defeating by knockout Caleb Plant in the eleventh round.
Saul He revealed after his victory that in January 2022 he will begin planning his return to the ring, which he will try to be in May.
Canelo He will not go down to middleweight, because he assured that the weight cut caused some of his power to lose it.
“It’s a lot of weight,” he replied about moving up to 175 pounds. “In 168 we feel very good, we do a good preparation, we put in a lot of strength, a lot of wear and tear. I think 168 would be the best and whoever wants to fight, well, 168 ”.
The Mexican boxer rose to light heavyweight in November 2019, when he faced Sergey Kovalev by the belt of the OMB.
In that occasion, Canelo he beat him by knockout in the eleventh round. Since then, Kovalev he has not fought again.
In the semi-complete division you have Artur Beterbiev, champion of CMB and FIB, already Dmitry Bivol, monarch of the AMB.
Beterbiev will fight on December 17 against Marcus browne, while it is expected that Bivol come back before the year is out.
At 168 pounds is David benavidez, who comes from defeating Kyrone davis by knockout in the seventh chapter.
Jermall charlo, for his part, assured that he is willing to leave the belt of the CMB 160 pounds to climb and fight Canelo Alvarez.