Canelo Alvarez Reportedly Sifting By Provides To Face Gennadiy Golovkin, Jermall Charlo And Dmitry Bivol

Posted on 01/26/2022

By: Hans Themistode

Canelo Alvarez is a needed man.

As first reported by Mike Coppinger of ESPN, Alvarez was supplied a one-fight deal from PBC’s Al Haymon that will see him tackle WBC middleweight champion Jermall Charlo on Could seventh, Cinco De Mayo weekend.

Along with that supply, rival promoter Eddie Hearn is providing Alvarez a two-fight deal. The primary combat of stated deal could be in opposition to WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol. Supplied Alvarez escaped from their contest victoriously, the Mexican star would then face off in opposition to long-time rival Gennadiy Golovkin.

Whereas each promoters would love a response sooner relatively than later, Alvarez can seemingly take his time earlier than making his choice. Following a wildly profitable 2021 which noticed the pound-for-pound star enter the ring on three separate events and seize each world title at 168 kilos, Alvarez revealed that his strong 2021 schedule had taken its toll on him. Consequently, the Mexican product revealed that he would doubtless sit out till early Could.

In Charlo, the truculent 160 pound titlist has craved a showdown with boxing’s greatest star for various years. In his lone look in 2021, Charlo defeated a harder than anticipated Juan Macias Montiel. Though the Houstonian has proudly defended his WBC middleweight title on 4 separate events, he’s said on quite a few events that he would haven’t any challenge with shifting up in weight to face Alvarez.

Very similar to Charlo, Bivol has additionally expressed a need to face Alvarez. Although he campaigns at 175 kilos, Alvarez was as soon as a lightweight heavyweight titleholder following his eleventh spherical stoppage win over former WBO champion Sergey Kovalev in 2019.

The Russian native has just lately ended his inactive spell in 2021, successful back-to-back contests in opposition to Craigs Richards and Umar Salamov.

Regardless of each Charlo and Bivol’s eagerness to face Alvarez, Golovkin is aware of good and properly what it feels prefer to share the ring with the Mexican star.

In September of 2017, each Alvarez and Golovkin engaged in a backwards and forwards struggle. Whereas their contest produced fireworks, their break up choice draw left neither man glad. One 12 months later, Alvarez would eke out a detailed and controversial majority win.

On the age of 39, Golovkin seems to be on the draw back of his profession. Nonetheless, the longer term Corridor of Famer has reeled off two consecutive victories in opposition to Sergiy Derevyanchenko and Kamil Szeremeta.

The present IBF middleweight titlist is now patiently ready on a future date in opposition to WBA champion Ryota Murata. The 2 have been initially scheduled to face off in late December in 2021 however have been pressured to scrap these plans as a result of journey ban that was applied in Murata’s place of birth of Japan. In line with promoter Eddie Hearn, he expects them to sq. off sooner or later within the first half of this 12 months.

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