Canelo Alvarez’s manager confirms Dmitry Bivol rematch is “precedence” for September

By Daddy: Canelo Alvarez’s manager/coach Eddy Reynoso has confirmed {that a} September rematch with WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol is nonetheless his “precedence” for him.

Reynoso not too long ago met with David Benavidez’s manager Sampson Lewkowicz, which gave the boxing world the impression that he was planning on moving into that course for the undisputed tremendous middleweight champion Canelo’s subsequent battle in September.

Followers would favor that Canelo battle his WBC obligatory Benavidez (27-0, 23 KOs) as a result of they don’t assume he can win and even be remotely aggressive within the rematch with Bivol.

The talent degree of Bivol is much better than Canelo, who nonetheless makes use of the Mayweather fashion that he realized from him in his loss. Canelo’s Mayweather-esque pot-shotting, one punch at a time, doesn’t work for a mix puncher like Bivol.

That boring junk fashion is solely good in opposition to restricted brawlers, not fighters that throw sustained mixtures like Bivol.

Mayweather solely used it as a result of he acquired outdated and was combating outdoors his pure weight class of tremendous featherweight. Even then, Mayweaather was gifted a choice over mixture puncher Marcos Maidana.

Canelo ought to have scraped the Mayweather fashion way back to turn out to be a mix puncher. Nonetheless, Alvarez wasn’t pressured to alter with how he acquired favorable scoring in controversial selections in opposition to Erislandy Lara, Gennadiy Golovkin, and Austin Trout.

So he caught with the Mayweather junk pot-shotting fashion,  and now it’s too late for him to alter. Canelo has turn out to be an outdated canine that may’t study new tips. Additionally, his dreadfully poor cardio wouldn’t permit him to turn out to be a mix puncher within the Bivol mannequin, even when he needed to.

Based on Salvador Rodriguez of ESPN Knockout, Reynoso and Lewkowicz’s assembly was based mostly on them being “associates.

“Yesterday, he made it clear to us CANELOTEAM that the precedence for Canelo continues to be Dmitry Bivol at 175 or 168; that might be seen. The assembly with Sampson Boxing, he stated, was with associates,” stated Salvador Rodriguez on Twitter of ESPN Knockout.

That is to say, Canelo is nonetheless heading towards the rematch with Bivol (21-0, 11 KOs), who made him look unhealthy, dominating him excess of Floyd Mayweather Jr had performed 9 years earlier in 2013.

It seems that the best way that Bivol took Canelo to high school in that battle has left an indelible impression on the Mexican star’s thoughts making him doggedly decided to attempt to avenge the loss.

Most boxing followers see Canelo’s wounded delight as his worst enemy, as he’s absolutely heading right into a bloodbath far worse than their first battle final Might. Bivol seemed to be taking it simple on the Mexican star and certain would have simply knocked him out when he unloaded on him within the fifth spherical.

Canelo appeared wretched, getting bombarded by seven consecutive headshots in that spherical from Bivol. Throughout that sequence, Canelo didn’t even try to throw something again. How may he? Bivol was hitting him at will and maybe marveling at how simple it was to beat the stuffing out of Canelo.


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