Canelo Alvarez will defend his standing as undisputed tremendous middleweight champion when he faces undisputed mild middleweight champion Jermell Charlo, who will come up two weight lessons, later this month. Demetrius Andrade, who famously confronted Alvarez following his 2021 title bout towards Billy Joe Saunders, lately accused the undisputed tremendous middleweight champion of avoiding him.
Speaking to Fight Hub TV, the previous WBO mild middleweight and middleweight champion, who’s in talks to face David Benavidez later this 12 months, was requested about Canelo’s feedback that the bout could be a toss-up:
“Canelo is aware of I can struggle, man, Canelo is aware of what’s up. He’s been doing everything to stay away from me, from the 154 kilos [division] to the 160 kilos and now we’re right here on the 168 pound. At the tip of the day, I’m going to struggle the largest problem. [Caleb] Plant took the problem, Canelo did not need to take it, so I’m right here. This is my impediment, that is the way in which that it’s supposed to be so cool.”
Check out Demetrius Andrade’s feedback on Canelo Alvarez under (beginning on the 4:24 mark):
While Andrade and Benavidez are in talks to face each other, each fighters have accused Alvarez of avoiding them. The pair will conflict for the WBC interim tremendous middleweight title, which Benavidez at the moment holds. It is unclear, nevertheless, if Canelo will face the winner of the bout, supplied that he defeats Charlo.
Canelo Alvarez open to a title bout with Terence Crawford
Terence Crawford lately grew to become the primary fighter within the four-belt period to declare undisputed standing in two weight lessons. ‘Bud’ has expressed his want to face both undisputed mild middleweight champion Jermell Charlo or undisputed tremendous middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez in his subsequent bout.
Alvarez lately shared that he’s open to the bout, in accordance to Michael Benson of talkSPORT, who tweeted:
“‼️ Canelo Alvarez has now confirmed that he’s open to a possible struggle vs Terence Crawford after Crawford stated he’d be keen to transfer up to super-middleweight (168lbs): “You by no means know in boxing. It’s doable, why not? If it is smart, I’m down to do it.” [@ManoukAkopyan]”
Check out Michael Benson’s tweet on Canelo Alvarez and Terence Crawford under:
While it’s unclear if the bout will come to fruition, as Crawford would have to transfer up three weight lessons, each fighters seem open to the likelihood. Alvarez will face Charlo, who’s transferring up two weight lessons, later this month. Provided that he wins, it seems he may have a number of choices for his subsequent bout.