Eddie Hearn, President of Matchroom Boxing, revealed that he does not believe that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez go to make the fight with the cruiserweight champion of the WBC, Ilunga Makabu.
“I don’t think it’s going to be his May fight (against Makabu) and I think that Eddy Reynoso He had more offers, too,” he confessed. Hearn in interview with iFL TV. “We will do our auction or suggestion and hopefully we can work with him again.”
The plan of Saul is to return to the ring in May, although the weight or the rival in which he will make his next contest has not yet been announced.
Eddy, coach and manager Cinnamon, made a request to the WBC in November of last year to go up and challenge Makabu. However, the mandatory defense you have against Thabiso Mchunu at the end of the month it complicated everything.
mike copper from ESPN said Jermall Charlo was emerging as the next opponent of the Mexican, although after Reynoso He clarified that they were not in negotiations with anyone so far.
But chat shared a photograph in which he hinted that he is willing to vacate the belt of the WBC middleweight, to go up and challenge the boxer from Guadalajara in the super middleweight.
I saw the tweet from Eddy Reynoso yesterday saying that there were no negotiations,” he commented. “Talk to Eddy Reynoso a few days ago and we’re going to give you tips and numbers probably that week. Cinnamon He has enjoyed the break and will make his decision in two weeks for his fight in May.”
Eddie Hearn doesn’t think Canelo Alvarez will fight Ilunga Makabu
Canelo Alvarez he can make the first defense of the super middleweight belts. However, he assured that he is not interested in facing David Benavidez, who is currently the most powerful fighter in the division below Saul.
“I would like to see him at light heavyweight and I would like to see him become undisputed there,” he said. Hearn about Canelo Alvarez. “Obviously you have (Jermall) Chat, you have a (David) Benavides”.