Eddy Reynoso puts the brakes on David Benavidez; explains why the fight with Canelo was not won

David Benavidez, Eddy Reynoso y Canelo Álvarez

Eddy reynoso assured that David benavidez the fight against Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.

“There is no way (that Canelo fight with Benavidez coming soon, “he said in an interview with Fox Sports. “The great boxers are the ones who beat champions. I think that Benavidez he is a great fighter, but at this point, for me he has not achieved what people think ”.

The fighter with Mexican blood defeated by knockout Kyrone davis last Saturday, November 13. David he dominated his opponent throughout the fight and after all the punishment, the referee stopped the fight.

Originally, Benavidez I was going to face José “Bolivita” Uzcategui. But in an anti-doping control it was discovered that he ingested a powerful anabolic and that is why he was withdrawn from the fight.

“My respects to him, but see how many world champions he has beaten, how many title defenses he made, how many unifications he completed,” he said. Eddy, coach and manager of Saul. “We are going to look for the challenges, we are going to look for the champions and we are going to look for what is best for the race of Saul and if the fight with Benavidez arrive, then welcome. It’s boxing and it’s business ”.

In October 2017, David became world champion for the CMB by defeating by split decision Ronald gavril. In February 2018, he made the first and only defense of the belt.

However, months later the tip He removed his sash because he was arrested with a weapon and drugs on the streets of Florida.

By October 2019 he got it back by defeating Anthony Dirrell via chloroform in the ninth round.

In what was to be his first defense against Roamer Alexis Angulo, went over the super middleweight division limit by 2.75 pounds and again had his belt removed.

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Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez with Eddy Reynoso, his coach and second principal.

Eddy ruled out fight with David Benavidez; wants Canelo in the Azteca

One of the plans for 2022 is to fight again on Mexican soil and they want to fill the Aztec stadium, just as it did at the time Julio Cesar Chavez.

“We would like (to have a fight in the Aztec stadium), it is in the project we had in mind for this year (2021) ”, he pointed out. “We missed the December date, which is when we wanted to have a fight at the Mexico City or Guadalajara. That is what we will do next year. We want to fight in our land, where he made his professional debut ”.

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