David Benavidez questions Canelo Alvarez’s credibility: “He ought to solely struggle celebrities”

David Benavidez is pushing laborious to struggle Canelo Alvarez and after the Mexican Monster’s spectacular knockout over Demetrius Andrade final Saturday, David Benavidez earned the chance to a title struggle as WBC obligatory challenger for the sunshine heavyweight world title, held by Canelo.

David Benavidez is doing all that he can to impress a struggle with Canelo

Nevertheless, from Canelo’s aspect, there’s no signal that the struggle has begun to be negotiated, so the Arizona-born challenger is already upset and is elevating the bar to power the struggle for 2024, ideally by subsequent Could.

That is why this Friday, Benavidez lashed out at Canelo, reviving criticism that the fighter would not give an opportunity to fighters who pose an actual risk and that that is taking place to Benavidez himself as if the foundations do not matter to him.

I do know individuals say, ‘He is executed sufficient’ and ‘He would not have to struggle,’ so why does he have all of the belts? He ought to simply be in superstar boxing matches, why does he maintain holding the belts hostage and never giving the primary contenders the alternatives they deserve?

David Benavidez

He additionally recalled that in the same scenario, Canelo instantly fought Turkish Avni Yildirim, a compulsory challenger mandated by the WBC. Nevertheless, Benavidez assured that Canelo conceded the struggle understanding that he had benefits over the Turk:

“When the WBC ordered him to struggle Yildirim he rushed into it. You owe it to the individuals, let’s give the individuals what they need to see. Hopefully, that obligatory struggle in opposition to Canelo will probably be made. He and I would like one another,” mentioned Benavidez.

“Canelo wants me as a lot as I would like him.”

Nevertheless Benavidez admits that the struggle might not occur and if it does, he’ll proceed in his intention to defeat the very best out there within the 168 free division, so he might problem Jermall Charlo and, if this additionally doesn’t occur then he would take into consideration altering division to problem one other champion like Dmitry Bivol, thought-about among the many greatest pound for pound and who’s WBA champion at 175 kilos.

“I can knock him out and if he would not need me to go to 175 to face Dmitry Bivol. I have been boxing for 10 years, so it is time to look and problem the champions there,” he concluded.

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