Teddy atlas assured that the team of Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez sooner or later he will end up choosing Artur Beterbiev as your next rival.
“I will make a prediction and something will happen with this fight,” he said. Atlas in the program The Fight with Teddy Atlas. “The team of Canelo He is very intelligent when choosing rivals, but I think that call will come in the next few weeks or months, you will see it ”.
For Atlas, the question of looking for the light heavyweight champion of the FIB Y CMB, resembles a bit the time of the career of Saul in which he waited until the right time to face a tough fighter like Gennady Golovkin.
“Canelo will do the same thing they did years ago when they wanted me to face GGG and it was not ready at the time ”, he considered. “They waited and did it later. One day they surprised everyone and said they were ready, they saw him fail in some points of his boxing against Daniel jacobs and they took the opportunity to open a path ”.
But nevertheless, Atlas He said that he hopes that neither Saul neither Eddy reynoso get to prolong your ad too long so that it does not happen as it happened previously between Floyd mayweather Y Manny pacquiao.
“I just hope they don’t let too much time go by,” he said. “The fans will be with me, we don’t want as much time to pass as the one they let pass at the time Mayweather Y Pacquiao. I think with GGG They didn’t wait that long and it was a very good fight. I don’t think either of them won, but they were at the right time and place to break through ”.
Canelo Álvarez will choose Artur Beterbiev as his rival
Finally, Teddy revealed that he has the impression that inside the corner of Saul they saw some weaknesses in Beterbiev in his last defense against Marcus browne and they feel they will be able to take advantage of it to begin an upcoming mission to unify in the light heavyweights.
“I think the people of Canelo saw the same in the fight against Marcus browne”, He mentioned. “Maybe they saw him a little slow all of a sudden and there were parts of the fight where he didn’t squeeze like we were used to.”
CaneloFor now, he has not spoken beyond his next May plan to move up to cruiserweight to contest against Ilunga Makabu or Thabiso Mchunu the belt of CMB.
Others like Eddie hearn They said they have the feeling that Saul will be able to start a new path to a unification at 175 pounds, so Beterbiev it could be the first step to achieve it.