Hearn states Canelo Alvarez’s camp likes Billy Joe Saunders fight in May 2020

Hearn states Canelo Alvarez’s camp likes Billy Joe Saunders fight in May 2020

By Charles Brun: Eddie Hearn says Saul Canelo Alvarez’s camp like the Billy Joe Saunders fight for Cinco de Mayo next May in 2020. Hearn is saying there’s “a very good chance” Saunders (28-0, 13 KOs) will get the fight with Canelo in early 2020.

Saunders needs to successfully defend his WBO super middleweight title against Marcelo Esteban Coceres (28-0-1, 15 KOs) on November 9 on DAZN. That’s considered  gimme for Saunders, but it’s still an important fight because it’s taking place in the U.S on the undercard of KSI vs. Logan Paul at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California.

A lot of boxing fans will be watching the fight, and if Saunders looks poor, Canelo might not want to waste his time fighting him. Saunders didn

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Kovalev: Canelo Alvarez has nothing to lose

Kovalev: Canelo Alvarez has nothing to lose

By Sean Jones: WBO light heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev says his November 2nd opponent Saul Canelo Alvarez has nothing to lose in their fight on DAZN because he’s moving up two weight classes to challenge him for his title.

If Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) gets beaten, he won’t be criticized at all my boxing fans It’ll be the 36-year-old Kovalev (34-3-1, 29 KOs) that

“I’m really confident of victory over Canelo,” said Kovalev during Tuesday’s international media conference call.

Kovalev has the height, reach, size and the punching power advantage over Canelo. More important than that is the fact that Kovalev is a natural to the light heavyweight division, and he’ll be fighting at a weight that he’s comfortable with. In contrast, Canelo is bulking up for this fight, and will be fighting in a weight class that he’s never fought at. All the extra weight that Canelo puts on for this fight could wind up tiring him out in the later rounds.

The extra weight Canelo puts on could slow him down

We’ve seen Canelo gas out in his important fights against Gennady Golovkin, Daniel Jacobs and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Those fights were with Canelo at his natural weight class. But for him to add size to fight at 175, it’s going to put a definite straight on his heart in the later rounds, and that could be win Kovalev steps in and takes advantage of the situation.

Kovalev is the wrong guy for Canelo to be fighting if he doesn’t have the stamina. Canelo will need to pace himself in the early rounds to make sure that he doesn’t empty his tank in the championship rounds of the contest. That’s going to be difficult for Canelo to do if Kovalev is sticking a power jab in his face all night, and hitting him with one-two combinations.

“The only thing we di

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Canelo Alvarez open to facing Tyron Woodley in boxing match

Canelo Alvarez open to facing Tyron Woodley in boxing match

By Dan Ambrose: Superstar Saul Canelo Alvarez says he would be willing to face 37-year-old former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley in a boxing match, according to Univision. Woodley, who is coming off of a loss to Kamaru Usman at UFC 235, has expressed interest in facing Canelo Alvarez (52-1-2, 35 KOs) in a boxing match. Is this what it’s come to with Canelo?

Although Canelo, 29, doesn’t see the fight with Woodley as a real challenge for him, he does believe it would be a good business level fight. As far as facing Woodley, Canelo says “why not?”

Canelo to follow in Mayweather’s footsteps?

Obviously, there are bigger names for Canelo to fight from the MMA field if he plans on following in Floyd Mayweather’s footsteps in combing through the ranks of UFC fighters for him to pick up easy wins against. Mayweather defeated former UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor in a boxing match in 2017.

Despite the fact that McGregor had no experience in the sport of boxing, the Nevada State Athletic Commission sanctioned the fight as a professional boxing match, and it counted on his record and enabled him to break Rocky Marciano’s 49-0 record.

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