David Haye He gave his reasons why he considers that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez I would have no problem winning a fight against Ilunga Makabu if he finally goes up to cruiserweight to look for the belt of the WBC.
“I think it’s a great fight. I think it would be a perfect fight if he Cinnamon decides to appear in the cruiserweight division,” said haye in interview with FightHubTV. “The Championship of WBC what’s wrong with it Makabu It would be a perfect option for Canelo to go up.”
haye considered that the height of Makabu makes him a perfect candidate for you Cinnamon can win a world championship in a different fifth division.
“He is a guy who is not as tall as the other cruisers,” he analyzed. “Is not a Lawrence Okoli that he is too big, almost two meters that he could be fighting in the complete ones. I believe that Makabu It is perfect, an easy fight to make and something that many fans would be intrigued to know what would happen.
David He also feels that, if there is a boxer today capable of making such a big jump in category, that is the one. Canelo Alvarez.
“I remember that I did it in the past and he would not be the first to make that massive jump in weight,” said the former British boxer. “Cinnamon he has the knack for doing that kind of crazy stuff. He has the full set of skills. He is the perfect man and let’s not forget that he already did it at light heavyweight and we can’t forget him.”
The reasons why Canelo Álvarez can beat Ilunga Makabu
haye stressed that the fight he held Cinnamon with Sergei Kovalev, in 2019, was a sign that Saul he can compete against fighters taller and bigger than him, and even knock them out.
“What you did with kovalev It was amazing,” he commented. “If he manages to fight below 200 pounds with Makabu As a champion, I am sure that opportunity to become a champion in five different divisions is very close at hand.”
Some days ago, Eddy Reynoso clarified on social networks that there were no negotiations with any fighter for the next fight of Cinnamon.
This occurred after journalistic reports emerged that Jermall Charlo is the favorite rival for the fight Saul Alvarez in May of this year.