Eddy reynoso assured that he has seen the potential of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez against heavyweight boxers and that’s why they challenged the cruiserweight champion of the CMB, Ilunga Makabu.
“I know what (Canelo) he has done fullweights with whom he has sparred and that is why I asked for the fight, “he said in an interview with ESPN Sports. “I know that Makabu is strong, but Canelo you can defeat him. “
In the gym of Canelo Team, on San Diego, California, Eddy trains two fighters of that weight, who are Frank Sanchez and Andy Ruiz.
There are even some videos of Saul performing sparring against Frank, who comes from defeating Efe Ajagba in October of this year.
The Cuban boxer assured that he felt the punch of the Canelo and it feels like someone’s full weight.
“Some have even said this is crazy,” he said. Eddy on the request that he made last Tuesday, November 16. “But they also said it was kind of crazy when he went from being a super welterweight champion to facing middle, super middle and light completes.”
Eddy warns of Canelo’s potency
Canelo He has been in five super middleweight bouts since he made his first match at that weight in December 2018.
The time he rose the most in category was in November 2019. On that occasion he fought in May 2019 at 160 pounds to face Daniel jacobs. By November of that same year he climbed to 175 pounds to fight against Sergey Kovalev.
Saul defeated the Russian in the 11th round by knocking him out with a left hook, knocking him unconscious. Since that time, Sergey he has not fought again.
“I have a lot of confidence in Canelo”He added Eddy reynoso. “He is very strong, he has many qualities and I know he is going to win this fight.”