Beterbiev quiere a Canelo Álvarez

The Unified Light Heavyweight Champion Artur Beterbiev will be waiting for Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez If the Mexican decides to move up to 175 pounds, it would be a challenge for him and a great fight for sure.

After beating Marcus browne by knockout in nine rounds Friday night in Montreal, Canada, Beterbiev was asked at a press conference if it would be interesting to fight with him Canelo, and assured that yes.

“Yes, if he goes up another category it is interesting,” he said of a possible fight with the undisputed super middleweight champion. “He is a good challenge for me, he is number one pound for pound and it would be a very good fight.”

Beterbiev, who defended his titles from CMB and of the FIB, was also asked if he would like to unify with other champions like Dmitry Bivol (AMB) or Joe smith jr (OMB), and answered yes.

“It is interesting to fight with another champion, it is very interesting,” he said. Beterbiev about a possible fight with Bivol or Smith, something that would matter to both parties.

Smiling during the press conference, he said that with anyone he would like to fight, and one of his coaches expressed “the same night”, which caused the laughter in the Russian champion.

Beterbiev wants Canelo Álvarez

After suffering a cut on his forehead that made him end up bathed in blood, he made it clear that they are boxing issues and that the important thing is that he came out with the victory.

“I feel good, it is another experience in my career,” he commented. “We won the fight, which is the important thing, this is boxing and this happens, thanks for the support.”

He acknowledged that the vision in the fight was complicated by blood, but that he learned and will be ready in case it happens again.

“He could fight with blood, but it was hard to see,” he commented. “You are worried that they might stop the fight at any moment. But it was a good experience, that gives you any fight and next time I will be prepared for this. “

Finally, the undefeated fighter with a perfect step of 17 knockouts in the same number of fights commented that he is ready for new challenges and wants to face the best.

“We are ready for any fight,” he concluded. Artur Beterbiev. “To be the best you must face the best, and I am ready for the best”.