Home Sport News Canelo desires to show he is higher than Bivol

Canelo desires to show he is higher than Bivol

Canelo desires to show he is higher than Bivol


CANELO Alvarez has reiterated his want and must face Dmitry Bivol in a rematch later this 12 months.

The TBRB Tremendous Middleweight champion was bested by the Russian comfortably over 12 rounds at light-heavyweight slightly below one 12 months in the past.

Bivol went on so as to add to his undefeated ledger by beating Gilberto Ramirez whereas Canelo defended his place because the primary tremendous middleweight with a win over outdated rival Gennadiy Golovkin of their third bout.

On Saturday, Might 6 the Mexican famous person returns to Guadalajara for his first battle at dwelling since beating Kermit Cintron at 154lbs in 2011. This time Britain’s John Ryder is the underdog tasked with inflicting one of many greatest shocks within the trendy period.

Canelo was a current visitor on the Big Fight Weekend podcast hosted by Dan Rafael and defined why he’s eager to face Bivol as soon as once more.

“That’s my objective. Everyone is aware of that’s my objective. In the identical weight class (light-heavyweight), the identical place, all the pieces the identical.”

The 32-year-old was requested why he needed the rematch a lot.

“Due to what I do know. I do know I wasn’t 100% with that battle. As a result of I do know I’m higher than him.”

With out seemingly wanting to make use of it as an excuse there was the query of his wrist damage which Canelo believes did hinder him towards Bivol.

“Yeah, and plus, I’ve 4 fights in 11 months, my hand worsen, actually unhealthy. As a fighter I say it’s fantastic, yet another battle. I used to be not in a position to practice 100%. That’s why I must show I’m higher than him.”



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here