Billy Joe Saunders insists that he has every device viable to beat Canelo Alvarez – as he bids to land a showdown with the Mexican superstar subsequent yr.
Canelo (54-1-2, 36 KOs) was in motion on Saturday as he defeated Callum Smith by means of unanimous choice to win the WBA and vacant WBC super-middleweight titles.
He made it clear after the battle that he desires unifications in 2021, and WBO tremendous middleweight champion Saunders (30-0, 14 KOs) is decided to get the combat made.
Saunders advised IFL tv: “We’re pushing very tough for the Canelo combat. I believe in my coronary heart that I actually have the equipment to beat Canelo. I deserve to be organized to beat that man and that i will. I’m looking forward to the opportunity.
“I’ll be on the cell trying to get this battle made. I’m missing that big defining fight, and i feel you’ll see the best of me. I’ve under no circumstances been in the ring and not discovered a way to win hopefully, the fight can get made now. There isn’t any bigger fight that will also be made on the weight.
“You need to have greater than a boxing brain to beat Canelo. You should have that graft round you. It’s a good combat and it’s one which should still turn up. It’s a unification and one of the most greatest fights available. I accept as true with on my night, I actually have every device in the container to beat Canelo Alvarez.
“If i wanted to get my cash [against Canelo], I might have gotten it a few times. It’s no longer just in regards to the cash. The money comes with that. I simply suppose that I even have the beating of him.
“There shouldn’t be a reason why this fight shouldn’t get made. MTK is assured the battle will be made as well as Eddie Hearn. So let’s get it on.”