Eddie hearn, President of Matchroom, do not believe that Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez is avoiding David benavidezInstead, the fight against the Mexican has not been won.
“David benavidez He’s a great fighter, but he has nothing to do Canelo wants ”, said the British in an interview with Fight Hub TV. “If you see what Canelo he’s done in the last year and a half, he’s faced champions. Okay, he had a mandatory (Avni Yildirim) who did, but fought against Daniel jacobs, world middleweight champion; faced Sergey Kovalev, the light heavyweight champion and then he said he wanted to be universal. “
After what Eddy reynoso made a formal request to CMB to face the cruiserweight champion, Ilunga Makabu, different people assured that Canelo wants to avoid Benavidez.
David He is a 25-0 professional boxer and is one of the best boxers in the super middle division. In September 2017 he became world champion for the CMB by defeating Ronald gavril.
However the tip removed his belt because he was arrested in possession of a weapon and drugs in the state of Florida. Although he recovered it later, he lost it again by not giving the weight on the scale against Roamer Alexis Angulo.
“He faced Callum smith, the number one in the division, the champion of The Ring, then Billy joe saunders, the champion of the OMB, then Caleb Plant “, he pointed Hearn. “He did it in a year. I am passionate about who he is as a person and as a boxer. After meeting him and working with him, I would never avoid any boxer. “
Hearn does not believe that David Benavidez or Charlo offer something more to Canelo Álvarez
Another rival that has sounded a lot in recent years for Canelo Alvarez it is Jermall charlo, but Hearn considered that both he and Benavidez they don’t have much to offer Saul.
“What do you offer Charlo or Benavidez other than the money? “, he questioned Eddie. “Canelo is probably now thinking, ‘What excites me, what would bring me back in the ring?’ Go and do something crazy like cruiserweight or whatever, become undisputed at 175, Dmitry Bivol, Joe smith, (Artur) Beterbiev, a possible trilogy with Gennady Golovkin”.
“Benavidez it’s a great fight and the fight of Charlo it’s great, “he said. Hearn. “I am not here to speak for Canelo Alvarez or Eddy reynoso, they are the bosses. Whatever they want to do, but I don’t see those options for him. But I think if I told Canelo Alvarez and Eddy reynoso to fight with BenavidezI think the answer would be, ‘yes, but why?’