As BoxingScene.com prior to now mentioned, Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is concentrated on the date of February 27 for his next combat, together with his fatherland of Guadalajara being the favourite location.
Canelo became in motion two weeks ago, when he dominated Callum Smith to capture the WBC, WBA tremendous middleweight titles.
As part of their agreement with the area Boxing Council, Canelo has to make a mandatory defense against Avni Yildirim.
After combating simplest once in 2020, Canelo is hoping to peer action as a minimum three times subsequent yr – in February, may and September.
“We first ought to bring on the commitment we made once we beat Smith. The winner of that combat needed to safeguard towards the obligatory challenger [Avni Yildirim] in no more than ninety days,” Canelo’s coach and manager, Eddy Reynoso, said to ESPN Deportes.
“Then for may, if we come out neatly in February, there is Billy Joe Saunders, Gennadiy Golovkin and Caleb Plant, they are the three that can be [the opponent] in may additionally. There are not any secrets, it is what it is. thus far I’ve best been speakme to Eddie Hearn for the 27th [of February].”
regarding the probability of Canelo having his first fight in Mexico due to the fact that 2011, Reynoso said that it will rely upon how the pandemic performs out, however guaranteed that the range of chances is gigantic.
“If americans cannot enter the stadiums, which is what we need, I see it as being tricky to do, however is our theory to go forward on our land, to Guadalajara,” Reynoso noted.
“there is the Charros stadium, Jalisco, the Omnilife (Akron), the VFG area, even the Guadalajara Coliseum, we would want to battle in Mexico – and in our land there are many alternatives, we’ve an outstanding relationship with each person.”
in the adventure that Mexico doesn’t materialize, Canelo could return earlier than deliberate to Texas, the place the success of the protocols and the public’s response has already been verified with the success of the recent adventure with Smith.