Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez I did not know the intention of Eddy reynoso going up to cruiserweight to look for the belt CMB from Ilunga Makabu.
“I really didn’t know,” he said. Canelo in interview with Dan rafael from World Boxing News. “I found out everything in social networks.”
Canelo said that he is willing to go with him until the last fight, after Eddy will not notify you of your intention to upload.
“I really had no idea,” said the boxer from Guadalajara. “But as I always say, yes Eddy says something or tries something crazy I’m always inside. I am his warrior.
Saul He accepted that he never thought of climbing beyond 175 pounds, much less climbing up to cruising weights. However, he assured that Reynoso he is always looking for a new challenge to push.
“He called me later and I told him it’s okay, let’s do what you want,” he confessed. “I never thought of cruiserweight, Eddy He is always making things up in his mind, but it really had never crossed my mind ”.
To achieve a triumph, Canelo he would become the first Mexican to win a belt in five different divisions. This motivates him, but he prefers to take it easy.
“It sounds great, but nothing has been done yet so we will see what is best for us,” he said. “But I’m not going to lie to you, being a champion in five different divisions doesn’t sound bad to me.”
About what’s next after Makabu, Canelo He is patient and prefers time to pass to do more historical fights.
“I don’t know what will come next,” he mentioned. “I still do not feel with Eddy to talk. I’m always looking for the best, looking for history. So we’ll see what comes next, but I’m sure they will be the best possible fights. “
Canelo didn’t know anything about Makabu
In the same interview with Dan Rafael, Saúl Álvarez He acknowledged that he had never heard of the cruiserweight champion of the CMB.
“I had no idea who it was,” he said. “After the announcement of Reynoso, people began to send videos on social networks and there I began to see him fight ”.
Despite his ignorance, Canelo He’s not worried about the May fight.