Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez assured that David benavidez has greater power in the punch than Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez.
“Benavidez he has more power, he has more speed ”, revealed the Mexican boxer in a talk with the media. “Canelo he’s good, he’s forward, and he knows how to feint. It’s 50-50 that fight. “
The fighter originally from Mazatlan Sinaloa, has sparred with both boxers. He became a 168-pound world champion for the OMB in April 2016 before Arthur Abraham and performed five belt defenses.
He subsequently rose to 175 pounds in April 2019, where he has had three bouts in which he knocked out opponents. He will return on December 18 before Yunieski González in function of Golden Boy Promotions.
“I do not know, maybe he is following his plans to carry out that fight,” he said. The left handed about a possible confrontation between Canelo Y Benavidez. “People want to see that fight, everyone wants to see it. They are the two best fighters at 168 pounds. I want to see it and the people too ”.
Who would win between Canelo Álvarez and David Benavidez?
With Saul As universal super middleweight monarch, he will seek to move up to cruiserweight to challenge the champion of the CMB, Ilunga Makabu. However, the Congolese will defend the scepter against Thabiso Mchunu at the end of January.
For its part, Benavidez He remains undefeated as a professional boxer and on November 13 he made his second fight of the year against Kyrone davis, whom he defeated by knockout in the seventh round.
David and his father Joseph They have talked about challenging Canelo for the 168 pound belts. But the Mexican’s plans are different.
“I think it’s difficult, the shot is good,” he replied. Ramirez about a possible contest between Saul Y David. 50-50, yes. He’s 50-50, we don’t know. We want the fight to happen ”.