Floyd mayweather is in Mexico in the WBC Convention and answered the question that Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez got to be undisputed champion by the four organisms, something that Floyd never succeeded.
“Some of us faced champion after champion, after champion, and even I fought 16 world champions in a row,” he said. Mayweather in statements to the press during the WBC Convention. “I did unifications, I did a lot of things in boxing. I could not do everything, but I am happy for the fighters who could be undisputed champions ”.
Mayweather He also pointed out that there are great boxers currently, apart from the undisputed champion Canelo Alvarez and gave several examples.
“We like ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, is a great fighter, “he said. Mayweather. “But they are also Gervonta davis, Errol spence, Terence crawford, there are a lot of other great fighters out there, it’s my honest opinion, “he declared.
In addition, Mayweather assured that a real test for Saul would be to face David benavides in the near future.
“Is Benavidez, he’s a great boxer too, so you know, that would be a good test for ‘Canelo‘, he went out the other night (against Plant) and he looked excellent, he went out and did his job and did what he’s supposed to do as a fighter, ”he argued.
Mayweather remembered his fight against ‘Canelo’ Álvarez
Floyd recalled before the media the fight he had against Canelo in 2013 where he won and remained undefeated, in a battle that he described as tough due to the intensity that the Mexican showed 8 years ago in the ring.
“We had the opportunity to face two undefeated fighters. We gave people what they wanted to see, it was an incredible game of chess, “he added. “CaneloLike I said, he’s a tough competitor, a tough boxer and he’s one of the faces in boxing. “