Mexican middleweight absolute Saul “Canelo Alvarez (58-2-2, 39 KOs) has confirmed that the next title defense will take place on May 6 at the stadium in Jalisco (Mexico).
“Celebrating 200 years of Jalisco’s freedom and sovereignty, I return to fight on my soil. I will defend all my titles in May. More information will be available soon,” he wrote on social media.
Although the young professional boxing veteran did not name his opponent, it will most likely be British John Ryder (32-5, 18 KOs). The Briton is naturally determined to shock the world.
Canelo will make his first appearance in his homeland after knocking out another Brit in the 12th round –
Ryan Rhodes in June 2011 in Guadalajara.
One can only imagine how many fans would have gathered in Mexico for Saul’s fight, for example, against David Benavidez (26-0, 23 KOs). Alvarez his stubbornly dinAmit.
Canelo’s last fight was against 40-year-old Gennady Golovkin. This was their third meeting, in which the Kazakhstani was already “none” compared to a younger and fresher boxer.
The expert believes that Canelo has lost his passion for boxing, he is on his way to the finals of his career.