window._taboola = window._taboola || []; What Does Dana White Think Of Potential Bout Between Jorge Masvidal and Colby Covington? “Everything came to a screeching halt. Copyright © 2007-2020 Boxing News 24. Mexican superstar Canelo, 30, is searching for an op… And given he's only 29, he has time to mature and improve. He told Sky Sports: "We want to see him back in the ring particularly because the two fights there for him are Callum Smith and Billy Joe Saunders, two of our guys.

Privacy Statement l Cookies Policy l Boxing Resources l Back To Top l Contact Us. By signing up, you agree to comply with our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. "I think the plan is still for Canelo to box in November, or at least this year.". Also what was the offer ?? View our online Press Pack. Fact: Team Canelo refused to face Floyd Mayweather when the offer was made a few years prior to when they fought. Smith is an elite fighter and would have certainly been a very live dog against Canelo Alvarez. ", Promoter Eddie Hearn tweeted on Wednesday about Canelo's plans: "No discussion yet on Billy or Callum.". CANELO ALVAREZ could fight Billy Joe Saunders or Callum Smith in November, according to Eddie Hearn.
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But the Brentwood based promoter wants fans to be allowed back in by that stage. The hope both of them have is if a serious offer is made. Hence, he's not nearly as well-known or as well-paid as most of the fighters on that list today, including Canelo Alvarez, Terence Crawford, Errol Spence, Vasyl Lomachenko and Manny Pacquiao. I don’t know for sure. Boxing Canelo needs someone that the American boxing fans have heard of, and Callum obviously isn’t the guy that they need. With those guys getting that kind of green to fight Canelo Alvarez (53-1-1, 36 KOs), it’s predictable that Hearn wants Callum to get $12 million as well. Smith (27-0), the WBA and The Ring Super-Middleweight Champion, made his professional debut in 2012. “They’re all world class fighters, and that’s the kind of fighter that Canelo wants to fight.”. For further details of our complaints policy and to make a complaint please click here. “Callum was looking at fighting September sometime anyway. "Right now it's about keeping the fighters active but also recognising some fighters are better for 2021.". “We have a few opponents that we’re looking at. He’ll take that and I can’t see no reason why Canelo – when they said all along it was between the two of them – Billy Joe Saunders is out, let’s do Callum. But if you take in the fact that Callum is much less well known to American fans than Jacobs and Kovalev, then it’s easy to see why he wouldn’t be getting the same money as them. All content © Copyright MM - MMXIX FIGHT SPORTS. We don’t know. By using our site you acknowledge that you have read and understand our. Saunders was set to fight Alvarez in September but it was cancelled because of coronavirus.

We’re going to go down the list. “Callum is in the gym, he is training, he’s been back a couple of weeks now, and if that date and opportunity is put to Callum Smith, he’s ready to go. Callum’s trainer Joe Gallagher wasn’t aware of any offer made by Golden Boy. Perhaps his handlers aren't convinced Smith is ready for an opponent like Canelo? Alvarez suggested he was willing to discuss 'offers in good faith' amid Covid-19, but no progress appears to have been made. A British Super-Middleweight Champion, “Mundo” won the WBA and The Ring Super-Middleweight Titles in the World Boxing Super Series middleweight finals. "The inquest will take place in Manchester today. "If he does, I've got my fingers crossed they pick Callum or Billy. Canelo was heavily rumoured to fight Saunders before the coronavirus pandemic put a halt to the world of sport in March. Canelo Alvarez could still fight Billy Joe Saunders or Callum Smith this November. To see all content on The Sun, please use the Site Map.