Canelo Alvarez: ‘I’m ready for any problem, any time’

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Canelo Alvarez on what’s subsequent after his victory over Caleb Plant. John Dennen reviews from Las Vegas

CANELO ALVAREZ has been busy, inside the final 11 months he has fought 4 instances, together with massive wins over Caleb Plant most lately in addition to Callum Smith and Billy Joe Saunders. He received’t field once more till May of 2022.

“In May because my body needs rest. I need to rest and to recover so it’s probably going to be in May when I come back,” he stated. “During the training sessions, trying make weight, that’s when you really feel the tiredness of it all. But right now, I feel 100%. My body’s responded splendidly and all I want now is to rest, until May we will go on to the next challenge.”

For the Plant battle he returned to the Showtime television network and it was the primary promotion Alvarez had taken half in with Premier Boxing Champions. But Eddie Hearn of Matchroom, who promoted Canelo’s earlier three fights, additionally has relationship with the star. Canelo will resolve his broadcast future alongside together with his subsequent battle after a break. He did notice, “Showtime, PBC, Al Haymon, everybody treated me so well. I was really comfortable. All I can say, overall, end to end, excellent.”

He has an array of choices relating to his subsequent battle. He may keep at super-middleweight, the place he’s the world champion, and let fighters like Jermall Charlo or David Benavidez come to him. Or he may transfer again as much as light-heavyweight and pursue contests with Artur Beterbiev or Dmitry Bivol. However within the instant aftermath of the Plant victory, he was not set on a particular course to take.

“We’re always looking for the best fights. But the belts are always important. But like I said before, right now we’re focused on enjoying this fight, trying to enjoy the moment, this is really meaningful and then, when the time comes, I’m going to think about the future,” Alvarez stated.

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That time might be January, when he assembles his advisors to resolve on his subsequent transfer. “Maybe January, we’re going to see and see what it is next,” he stated. “Nothing in particular [in mind] right now but I love challenges and whatever comes my way, I’ll be ready for it. I’m ready for any challenge, any time but we’ll see what comes next year. I really don’t have a time set for sitting down with my team and thinking about it. Right now I’m just enjoying the moment.”

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