Boxing: Canelo Alvarez vs David Benavidez will get greenlighted by WBC president however one thing has to occur first

Saul Alvarez’s final two fights have been defending his 4 Tremendous Middleweight World Championship belts. Now, the WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman has given the go-ahead for the Canelo Alvarez vs David Benavidez bout.

De La Hoya compares Canelo-Benavidez to one in every of his fightsParker Johnson

In Could, Canelo defended his WBO belt in opposition to British John Ryder in Zapopan, in a unanimous resolution win for the champion, later, In September the mandate was by the World Boxing Affiliation and the challenger was Jermell Charlo, with one other victory by full resolution for Canelo once more.

Now Canelo Alvarez should defend in opposition to the obligatory challenger of the World Boxing Council (WBC), a battle that will be in Could 2024.

David Benavidez has earned the correct to face the multi-champion

In keeping with As who spoke to Mauricio Sulaiman, the WBC president talked about that “Benavidez received the correct to be the official challenger in March, and the date for a battle (in opposition to Canelo) begins in March 2024. He (Benavidez) fights on November 25, then first he has to cross that battle, we go to the conference we now have in Uzbekistan in November and assessment the order of all of the divisions and the standing of the official challengers, however every thing signifies that it’s prepared for Canelo in opposition to Benavidez, though first Benavidez has to win clearly,”

Sulaiman in protection of Saul Alvarez

Criticism has adopted Saul Alvarez all through his profession, nonetheless, a lot of that scrutiny doesn’t come from worldwide public opinion however from his personal nation as Sulaiman elaborated.

“I really feel that Canelo has had an important profession, at all times within the highlight. He’s a unprecedented fighter, he has taken dangers taking fights in numerous weights, he is without doubt one of the greats, and it’s a matter of debate through which many take the chance to throw Canelo and win likes as a result of now individuals measure what you’re price by followers and likes” stated Sulaiman.

This battle marks the flip of David Benavidez, with an undefeated file of 27-0 with 23 knockouts and who on November 25 will battle one other undefeated fighter: Demetrius Andrade (32-0) in Las Vegas, a battle he should win if he needs to satisfy Alvarez.

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