Manos de Piedra Durán aconseja a Canelo Álvarez

Roberto “Hands of Stone” Duran gave some advice to Saul “Canelo” Alvarez in case you want to go up to cruiserweight to challenge the champion of the WBC, Ilunga Makabu.

“The only thing you have to take care of is that they don’t hit you,” said the Panamanian legend in an interview with FightHub TV. “Remember, when you gain weight, the punch is harder and when you fight with other boxers who are at 180 weight, it is no longer 180, they come from 190 to 180 and Cinnamon it will go up from 70 to 80. The one who is above the weight, does not go down, he gets stronger. It’s the only thing he has to take care of, that they don’t hit him.”

At the convention of WBC on the City of Mexico, in November 2021, Eddy Reynoso surprised when making a request to the body to go up and challenge Makabu.

However, the Congolese boxer has a mandatory defense at the end of January against Thabiso Mchunu, which hindered the confrontation with Cinnamon.

“You don’t have to be crazy,” he said. Stone hands. “I think he can’t make the weight he’s doing now and he’s going to gain weight to be very strong. Canelo is big, a strong guy, he hits hard and on cruiserweight he’s not bad, because most cruiserweights are his size. I don’t see it bad”.

Manos de Piedra Durán advises Canelo Álvarez

Robert Duran He also mentioned that currently Saul Alvarez He is the best boxer and he is very close to be able to overcome legends like Julio Cesar Chavez.

“I put it as one of the best of Mexico that has come out, it hurts whoever it hurts and I put it as one of the best it has ever had Mexico until now, because after Cinnamon No one has come out,” he said. “He is the man of the moment and the one who is giving fame to Mexico and earning money is called Cinnamon. There is no other”.