Gilberto “Zurdo” Ramírez gave his reasons why David benavidez can beat Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez in a possible fight at 168 pounds.
“Benavidez can beat everyone, “he replied in an interview with ESNEWS on who would win. “Because he is taller, he has skills, he is fast, he has very fast hands. He’s a tough guy. “
In preparation for his fight this Saturday, December 18 against Yunieski González, Gilberto sparred with David. It is not the first time that he shares the ring with the one of Mexican blood, as he has done with Canelo.
In an interview with World Boxing News, Saul revealed that he would not fight anytime soon David, because he considered that he has not beaten anyone important.
So far it is unknown what will be the next step he will take Canelo, after what Eddy reynoso made a formal request to CMB to challenge the cruiserweight champion, Ilunga Makabu.
“He has many skills, we did a lot of sparring together, we know each other very well,” he said. Left handed about Benavidez. “Yes, he has a lot of skills, a lot of potential. It’s a potential fight for me at light heavyweight if he eventually comes up and people ask for that fight, we have to give it to them. “
Zurdo and his opinion of Benavidez and Canelo
David benavidez has mentioned on several occasions that he wants to challenge Canelo Alvarez at 168 lbs. However, after they unified the belts before Caleb Plant, Eddy Y Saul they put aside the possibility of facing David.
The one of Phoenix, arizona, is 25-0 with 22 knockout victories. In his last contest he defeated Kyrone davis via chloroform in the seventh round. He was already a world champion, but on two occasions the scepter was withdrawn.
For its part, Lefty Ramirez will face Yunieski González in an elimination bout for the WBA light heavyweight belt, which has Dmitry Bivol.