Promoter Eddie hearn noted that the boxer Demetrius Andrade could vacate his WBO 160-pound title to go up to 168, as the body ordered him to defend his belt against Janibek Alimkhanuly, thus becoming a mandatory rival of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez with the OMB.
“Maybe Andrade goes up to 168 and is mandatory for the WBO world champion?” He said in an interview. “It could become mandatory for Canelo Alvarez, but Canelo He wants to fight Makabu, he wants to fight the champions, ”he explained.
“He will fight anyone, but he wants to fight the champions. But if a fight out there makes sense against Demetrius? It is a question for him. Right now, I would like Canelo Alvarez placeholder image Try to be undisputed at 175 (pounds), he added.
Hearn assured that the Mexican champion has many possibilities and an open book of very good opponents that he can face.
“Dmitry Bivol, Joe smith and Beterbiev. He can do that and become undisputed also at 175 and maybe throw a little cruiserweight fight too, “he said.
“The type (Canelo) is pursuing history and legacy, and going to do what he and Eddy reynoso they want to do, ”he argued.
Demetrius Andrade texted Canelo
After Demetrius Andrade beat by knockout Jason quigly to defend his middleweight title from the OMB, he sent a message to the Mexican champion Canelo Alvarez.
“I took my phone and I look on Instagram and I look Canelo Alvarez He’ll fight someone on a cruise. ‘ I said ‘that’s bullshit. Now that over there is bullshit. ‘ But we allow that, it is not the first time and it will probably not be the last, “he said.
“I don’t disrespect him. It is looking against who is doing it. Lots of praise, but I can appreciate your aim, but he’s doing it again and (points) to him (a nobody to fight). And (looks away) ‘are you a champion? You’re a champion, I’m going to fight you. ‘ They understand what I’m saying. ‘He seems to know about this. That person there knows some movements ”, he sentenced.