One of the sport’s biggest superstars in Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has talked about one of its most potential fights – Oleksandr Usyk against Tyson Fury.
The Mexican boxer is currently at training camp for his title match with Gennady Golovkin. This is the third time the couple has met between the ropes in a showdown that will go down in history.
FightHype.com catch up with the super-middleweight champion in the gym, and ask him the hottest question in boxing right now – who’s at the top, Ukrainian or British?
“It will be a good fight but I think Fury will win because he has everything. He has boxing skills, he has weight, so it will be different [for Usyk]. “
The Mexican champion was then asked about some rumors that he might be ready to meet Usyk in the ring in the cruiser division. Usyk at the time said he was very open to it, but the negotiations turned out to be a bit more of a realistic advertising.
For what it’s worth, Alvarez would still consider it.
“It’s difficult, but I don’t care. I like that kind of challenge – I know it’s going to be hard, but I love boxing, I love being in that kind of situation. “
That’s for sure. He was about to lose to Dmitry Bivol in a match that saw him jump to light heavyweight. In the end, the Russians came out on top with a career-defining performancebut it’s hard to beat Canelo’s determination in the challenge.
While talks continue for Usyk to face Fury, Canelo has a fight of his own. He has to face Golovkin in Las Vegas on September 17. Canelo has a win over ‘Triple G’. That came in their second fight after the first one scored a draw. UK fans can follow the trilogy on DAZN PPV.