WBC to rule on Canelo vs. Benavidez fight

WBC to rule on Canelo vs. Benavidez fight

Thru Dan Ambrose: WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman says his workforce will be meeting at the next convention and will make a ruling about when undisputed super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez will be protective his WBC establish against his necessary David Benavidez.

Final year, Canelo asked the WBC to allow him to fight inside the higher weight divisions, which he in recent times did unsuccessfully against WBA delicate heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol on May 7th.

Now, Canelo will be fighting Gennadiy Golovkin next on September 17th in a fight that few hardcore boxing enthusiasts are thinking about seeing.

Fans wish to glance Canelo fight Benavidez (26-0, 23 KOs) or a rematch with Bivol (21-0, 10 KOs) fairly than the depleted 40-year-old Golovkin, who appears to be on his final legs at this stage in his long occupation.

It’s going to be eye-catching to appear what the World Boxing Council decides for when Canelo can have to give protection to against Benavidez. Do they order Canelo to face Benavidez or give him a free move for the remainder of 2022 and all of 2023?

It’ll be unexpected if Canelo ever gets spherical to fighting Benavidez on account of he’s been arguably swerving him for ages now, and this isn’t a state of affairs where he’s intentionally letting the have compatibility marinate.

“At the convention final year in Mexico The town, Canelo requested so to do fights inside the heavyweight divisions. That’s why we ordered an intervening time establish for Benevidez against [David] Lemieux,” said WBC president Mauricio Sulaiman to Battle Hub TV when asked about Canelo Alvarez after all protective against his WBC necessary David Benavidez.

“Benavidez is going to be protective his [interim WBC 168-lb] establish temporarily, and Canelo-GGG is in a couple of weeks. At the convention, we’re going to have a ruling about what is going to happen in that division.

“Benavidez is a superb undefeated champion, and we arduous [Jermall] Charlo, who is each and every different chance. There are many fights which will also be viable to be made in that magnificence.

“I don’t know who posted that,” said Sulaiman when knowledgeable that he’d discontinued the WBC Franchise. “The Franchise has been very, very environment friendly.

“It was once very good for Canelo at middleweight, and it was once very good inside the lightweight. It enhanced many fights, and Chocolatito-Estrada III is going to happen at the end of the year. So there’s only one in this day and age at the moment.

“Best [Juan Francisco] Estrad is using the designation, so it’s not a big deal. It’s to fortify the massive fights,” said Sulaiman.

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