Devin Haney confessed that he saw Ilunga Makabu doing sparring in the gym Floyd mayweather, but she doesn’t have many memories of him.
“I don’t think I’ve ever seen him fight, but I think I’ve seen him sometime in the gym at Floyd mayweather“, said Haney to Fighthype. “I was doing some sparring, if I remember correctly. I really don’t quite remember how he did it. “
The current champion of the CMB lightweight trains at the gym Mayweather, where he said he saw it on some occasion.
For its part, Makabu will have to face the mandatory rival Thabiso Mchunu, with whom he will fight on January 8, 2022.
Haney He also joined the boxers who applauded the decision of the Canelo Alvarez from moving up to cruiserweight to seek to become the only Mexican to be world champion in five different divisions.
“I think it’s good for boxing,” considered the American. “He’s challenging himself at a weight where he hasn’t been before, so I think it’s great. You have to respect what he has done ”.
Haney He also talked about the people who think that Saul is evading the fight with David benavidez.
“I have no doubt that he is the best Mexican I have seen,” he said. “At the end of the day it will never be enough for many people. I like it BenavidezI will not say that I would beat him. But there will always be someone who doesn’t like what I do ”.
Haney reveals Makabu sparring at Mayweather’s gym
Devin He confessed that the jump of Saul cruising weight is simply a challenge to himself and the legacy he has built would allow him to go down again if things don’t go as planned and face Benavidez.
“After his cruise fight, he can go back and face Benavidez lower down,” he said. “You have to respect him, he started at 147 pounds and now he’s going to reach almost 200, it’s incredible. I do not understand why there are people who say that they flee from certain rivals, what I see is someone who is challenging himself. His career speaks for itself. He is someone to be respected ”.
Makabu and Canelo the commission of the CMB and the African warned him that he would seek to knock him out in one of the most important fights in the history of his continent.
Thabiso Mchunu, mandatory rival of Makabu for the belt, he does not plan to renounce his rights for the fight between the Congolese and Jalisco to take place.