David Benavidez Bides His Time

Posted on 05/18/2022

By: Sean Crose

This previous weekend, tremendous middleweight David Benavidez tossed off the ceremonial first pitch at an Arizona Diamondbacks’ dwelling sport. Such issues are usually small nods to the importance of the one throwing the ball. Be that as it could, small nods are nods nonetheless and meaning the undefeated Benavidez is a fighter price paying attention to. Not that critical battle followers haven’t been following the profession of the laborious hitting 25 yr outdated for a while now. A primary pitch at a serious league sport, nonetheless, signifies that possibly – simply possibly – the honoree may pique the curiosity of a bigger viewers.

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Benavidez’ match this weekend with the laborious hitting and at all times entertaining David Lemieux is perhaps simply the form of bout non-fight followers will discover fulfilling. For this one simply isn’t more likely to be a chess match, as the 2 combatants are battlers. The 25-0 Benavidez hasn’t seen a battle go the gap in over 4 years, and terminal contender Lemiuex is a rugged buyer if ever there was one. By taking up Lemiuex, Benavidez and his group have made the smart determination to maintain energetic towards a recognized and proficient fighter whereas main matches stay (quickly at the least) elusive.

The reality is that Benavidez has needed to get into the ring with Canelo Alvarez for a while now. Each males battle at 168 kilos, in any case, and nobody in his or her proper thoughts would think about Benavidez simple pickings. It’s laborious to get a bout with the game’s largest identify, although, and far of 2022 has seen speak of Canelo dealing with the likes of Dmitry Bivol and arch rival Gennady Golovkin. What’s extra Bivol shook the battle world by soundly besting Canelo once they met a number of weeks in the past for Bivol’s mild heavyweight title. Now Canelo’s future is unsure, save for the truth that the person will probably be again within the ring as quickly as doable. What meaning for Benavidez is a battle with Canelo is perhaps additional down the street than some may need anticipated.

If that proves to be the case, it is smart that the Phoenix native (therefore the throwing out of the opening pitch at a Diamondbacks sport) could have to say and showcase himself towards the likes of Lemieux and different good however not nice fighters earlier than he finds himself in a pay per view degree occasion. Supplied the person retains besting strong competitors, nonetheless, Benavidez will probably be more durable and more durable to disclaim a spot to underneath the highlight. In the end, a excessive profile match could solely be a matter of time for the Arizonan.

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