Canelo Álvarez reacts to IBF mandatory fight with Cuban William Scull – La Opinión

Canelo Álvarez reacts to IBF mandatory fight with Cuban William Scull – La Opinión


Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez reacted to the news that the International Boxing Federation (IBF) ordered him to defend his 168-pound titles against Cuban contender William Scull and stated that he had no knowledge of it.

In a press conference for the “No Golf No Life” golf tournament in Mexico, Canelo Álvarez commented that he was away from his social networks and phone because he has been busy, but that You will talk to your work team to make a decision about.

“Since I don’t have social media on my phone, because I took a break from my phone a little bit, I haven’t seen that. Eddy told me something, but I’ve been busy with my VMC drink and now with the tournament. We have not delved into this topic, I am going to talk about it with my work team and we will see what happens next.. Like I’ve said, I’m in a position where I can do whatever I want,” she said.

Canelo Álvarez has just defeated Jaime Munguía in a historic fight where two Mexicans competed for the four belts for the first time in history. The man from Guadalajara began losing the first three rounds, but In the fourth he sent the Tijuana native to the canvas with an uppercut and from that moment he took control of the duel. In the end, the undisputed 168-pound champion handed the young fighter the first defeat of his career by unanimous decision of the judges.

Also present on the billboard in Las Vegas starring the Mexican, William Scull He made his debut in the United States by defeating Sean Hemphill by unanimous decision., whom he sent to the canvas in the fifth round. The Cuban has developed his professional career in Germany and Argentina.

For now we will have to wait to see what decision Canelo Álvarez will make after receiving this order, since Edgar Berlanga was the fighter who was sounding strong to go into the ring with him in September. Furthermore, the man from Guadalajara made it clear after beating Munguía that no one can force him to do anything because he has earned the right to do whatever he wants.

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Canelo Álvarez defeated Jaime Munguía in his last fight and Edgar Berlanga sounds like the next on the list. Photo: John Locher/AP.

Saúl ‘Canelo’ Álvarez, 33, was able to recover from a bad start and He beat his compatriot Jaime Munguía on the judges’ cards In Las Vegas. The undisputed 168-pound champion has a record of 61 wins (39 by knockout), two losses and two draws in his professional career.

For his part, William Scull, 31, was youth champion in his native Cuba and is now number one in the official IBF ranking. The Cuban guy He has an undefeated record after 22 fightsnine of them on the fast track.

Keep reading:
· IBF orders Canelo Álvarez to defend his titles against Cuban William Scull next
· Edgar Berlanga wants to be next for Canelo Álvarez and assures that his fight will go down in history
· Canelo Álvarez challenges David Benavídez from the ring after beating Jaime Munguía (Video)

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