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At the same time that he remains disciplined in his training ahead of a 2023 that looks promising, Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez He has been little by little attending to different media that consult him about his next plans.
the mexican boxer had a bittersweet 2022 since although he won the trilogy against the Kazakh Gennady ‘GGG’ Golovkin, he lost the second fight of his professional career against the Russian Dmitry Bivol in the light heavyweight category.
However, For many, Canelo Álvarez is still the best pound-for-pound boxer today. And last year it was just a setback, but will the boxer from Jalisco also believe this?
Consulted by the portal EsNews, dedicated to the boxing branch, about who he believed was following in his wake as the second best in boxing, Canelo was calm and emphatic in giving an answer. For him, Tyson Fury and Oleksandr Usyk are the ones who fight the center.
“I think Tyson Fury deserves to be in that place, also (Oleksandr) Usyk seems like a great boxer to me and he could have that place in the lists”
The 33-year-old boxer, current unified super middleweight champion, also He remarked that there are very good boxers today, although he avoided giving other namesespecially from some Mexican, known that there are several who want to dispute the belt but that Saúl Álvarez refuses because of his philosophy of not fighting against compatriots.
In the video, several fans commented that skilled players like Naoya Inoue, Terence Crawford and Errol Spence, from different categories, were left off their list.
Next challenge for Canelo Álvarez
Álvarez has returned to training with everything after having surgery on his left hand, punished after several lawsuits in the last couple of years.
But another topic has him and his handlers busy: his next lawsuit.. Canelo Álvarez wants to face Dmitry Bivol in the coming months in his long-awaited rematch, however, the WBA light heavyweight champion has his sights set on unification against his countryman Artur Beterbievowner of the IBF, WBO and WBC light heavyweight belts.
There has been talk of the British John Ryder and that even this lawsuit could take place in Guadalajara, the land of Saúl, but there is still nothing concrete.
“I am just back training and in the next few weeks there will be news. Maybe in May or wait for me until September, ”she told EsNews Canelo Alvarez.