Against all odds, the coach Saul Alvarez, Eddy RenosoRequested a permit before, last Tuesday, November 16, world boxing council ,CMB) for his disciple to rise again in the division and thus be able to challenge Ilunga Makabu for the cruiserweight belt.
This challenge would mean that Tapatio the boxer will have to gain about 14 kg To be in the Congolese Division, therefore, after confirmation, he will go through the most complex physical challenge of his career so far.
With the aim of becoming the first Mexican to be declared champion in five different categories, Canelo will be measured against a seasoned champion from Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ilunga Makabu, who has already spoken about it and left a strong message for Saul and his health.
In the words introduced for fight hub tv, the Congolese champion began by saying that his personal motivation would make him a much stronger opponent for the Mexican, therefore he was confident in his abilities And even dare to call him crazy Canelo to challenge him.
“I could say that Canelo is crazy Because he is challenging a very dangerous man like me. He got in the way of someone who has him in his sightWho is chasing a very big dream and I will wait for him”, he announced last Thursday.
But the statement that could have begun to ignite this nascent rivalry was when he mentioned his intentions on the Ring, as he had assured that he would defeat Saul via the chloroform route.
“I’m going to kick Canelo Alvarez out”
“I would make people fall in love with boxing just by looking at me and I’ll give Canelo what he’s looking for, a good fight, few people will rememberThe 34-year-old boxer said just before revealing what would be some of his strategies to beat him in the middle of 2022.
“Everybody knows who he is alvarez and how he fights, but they know very little about me, I am able to hit hard, boxing, defending, being a technician, let’s see what Canelo againstAnnounced the Congolese, who holds a record of 28 wins and only two losses. The first of them made his professional debut in 2008; while the last was in May 2016.
Due to the fact that the man from Guadalajara will enter the unknown territory to gain weight radically, the predictions of many experts are safe, as he will also have to deal with height muqabaas, which reaches 188 cm tall,
threats from macabre is held in a common denominator of their results, because They have 28 victories, 25 of them were awarded before round 12., making him an expert in ending bouts by knockout.
Despite his good performance on record, two of his last three fights were to be won by decision. one of them, before Russian alexey papin In August 2019, it was also taken up by split decision; However, it helped him maintain his wbc cruiser belt,
The history of the main conflicts faced muqabaas It is that his two defeats came through knockouts and at a very early stage of the fight. First against South Africa khayini halungwane, fall down 30 seconds of the first round in 2008, while the other came in defeat tersar round before the British Tony Bellew, in May 2016.