If the undisputed middleweight champion (up to 76.2 kg) Canelo Alvarez (57-2-2, 39 KOs) is seriously going to have an immediate return fight with the offender, WBA light heavyweight champion (up to 79.4 kg) Dmitry Bivol (20 -0, 11 KOs), it will be arranged on September 17th.
On this date, we recall, the third fight of Alvarez against Kazakhstani Gennady Golovkin (42-1-1, 37 KOs) was scheduled. But yesterday, Canelo lost to Bivol, and the trilogy with GGG probably faded into the background.
The promoter reiterated that it was up to Saul whether to initiate a rematch clause in the contract.
“Before the fight, I said that Saul is depriving himself of the advantage by participating in these difficult fights,” Hearn said.
iFL TV. – It’s rather strange. He doesn’t belong in the light heavyweights, but he does it to take on tough challenges.”
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Now, according to the head of Matchroom, the main question is, does Saul want a rematch with Bivol – or return to 76.2 kg and defend titles?
“I think he will want a rematch because I know what kind of person he is. Plus, it’s a huge fight. Let’s see what happens. If he wants to activate the rematch clause, we will do it on September 17, ”the promoter announced the date.
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