Canelo Alvarez on next fight: ‘It’s very important to beat Bivol and I’ll beat him’


The absolute world champion in the super middleweight (up to 76.2 kg) Saul “Canelo” Alvarez (58-2-2, 39 KOs), who a couple of hours ago defeated Gennady “GGG” Golovkin (42-2- 1, 37 KO), knows what he will do in the next fight.

In May, Canelo tried to return to light heavyweight (up to 79.4 kg) and immediately take the WBA champion belt there, beating his owner Dmitry Bivol (20-0, 11 KOs). It turned out unsuccessfully – the latter visually simply outboxed the Mexican.

So as for the future, everything is simple, said the winner of today’s fight, – you need to get even for this defeat.

Combat Hit Statistics and judges’ notes fight Alvarez-Golovkin

“Now I need a rest. You need to gain strength, heal your hand, and then come back stronger than before, ”Canelo said at first. In the fight against GGG, the Mexican, according to him, badly injured his hand, which had been bothering him for a long time.

Further, discussing revenge with a citizen of the occupying country of the Russian Federation, carrying out the genocide of Ukrainians, he noted: “[Победить его] very important to me. For me personally, for my family, for the country, yes, for everything. This is extremely important. And I will beat him.”

Why Alvarez did not knock out Golovkin, although he promised, he told immediately after the fight. However, this was expected.

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