Gervonta davis complimented the work of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez and feels like it should be considered number one in the rankings Pound for pound.
“His last performance was very good, I love it Canelo as a boxer, “said the US champion in a conversation with various media. “He’s a tough guy, I feel like he learned a lot from his defeat with Floyd mayweather. He made him a better fighter, and I think he is definitely unique, he has great power and he should be number one. “
Davis, who was compared to Saul In terms of characteristics and dominance, he commented that the example that the Mexican is giving for the new generation is to be applauded and he has no doubt that he will do well if he goes up to cruising weights.
“He already has that experience and is paving the way for new fighters and that must be recognized,” the lightweight champion replied by the AMB. “I have no doubt that he will do well at 190 pounds.”
Canelo he challenged the monarch of CMB cruiserweight, Ilunga Makabu. However, the Congolese will defend the belt against Thabiso Mchunu, mandatory challenger, whom he will face on January 29, 2022.
So far it is unknown if Saul he will wait for the winner to step into the ring in May, or he will look for another rival in another division.
Gervonta Davis’ fight against Pitbull Cruz; Canelo wished the Mexican the best
For its part, Gervonta will face this Sunday, December 5, Isaac “Pitbull” Cruz to defend the lightweight sash of the AMB.
For his combat with the Mexican, Davis He relied on the experience he got in gyms against big names that have made him improve as a boxer.
“I have fought very strong boxers, with more experience than me,” he said. “I’ve been around people like Errol spence, What Adrien (Broner). I have sparred with Shawn porter and more. All of this has helped me to take that experience and learn things to be better ”.
Canelo Alvarez recently texted Pitbull cross: “What’s the matter, Isaac. Courage, you have to keep working and give it a lot of desire so that it becomes bigger. Do not be discouraged and you have to train harder and give it more enthusiasm. A hug”.