Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez He answered why he is not interested in facing David benavidez Y Jermall charlo.
“To be honest Benavidez does not give me anything, “he said Canelo in interview with Dan rafael from World Boxing News. “Tell me which champion have he fought before or Charlo. I do not really care. I still know that haters will always be haters ”.
Canelo has the feeling that in his passage through 168 pounds he showed to boxers that he had to prove his level to become the universal monarch of the super middleweight.
“This always happens, I beat the best in the division which was Callum smith, then I beat (Billy Joe) Saunders and then to (Caleb) Plant “, considered the boxer from Guadalajara. “I beat all the champions in the division who were also undefeated. Now some say that I am afraid, but I am not afraid of anyone and I do not avoid any fighter ”.
At the corner of Benavidez have strongly criticized the decision of Saul of moving up two divisions to a weight where he’s never fought before, instead of giving it a shot.
“That they do not become assholes, when David he was champion of the division and we contacted him to do that fight, he was not interested, “he exploded. Joseph, the father of David, in an interview with TV Boxing. “He vacated the belt for spending two pounds and now they are interested. I do not get it”.
Canelo’s plans; He does not want to fight with Benavidez or Charlo
It is planned that Canelo look to go up to cruiserweight to challenge the winner between Ilunga Makabu Y Thabiso Mchunu, who will face each other on January 29, 2022.
To achieve a victory, Canelo he would become the first Mexican fighter in history to win a title in five different divisions.
However, at the corner of Saul they still don’t know what the next step will be. There has been mention of going back to 175 pounds or defending the super middleweight titles.