A pair months previously, Mexican famous person Saul “Canelo” Alvarez had his supervisor/head coach, Eddy Reynoso, submit an utility to protected a planet title fight with WBC cruiserweight winner Ilunga Makabu.
Reynoso produced an formal request on the WBC’s annual conference in Mexico.
The sanctioning human physique accredited Canelo’s request – depending on his standing as a Franchise Champion in simply their group.
On the second Canelo is the undisputed planet winner at super middleweight, which has a weight restrict of 168-lbs ..
The cruiserweight restrict tops off at 200-pounds – which could be very a leap for the Mexican fighter.
The Mexican fighter has captured earth titles at 154, 160, 168 and 175-lbs ..
It was believed that Canelo would fight Makabu for the cruiserweight belt on Cinco De Mayo weekend in Could nicely.
Surroundings Boxing Council President Mauricio Sulaiman signifies Canelo will expertise the winner of the approaching rematch regarding Makabu and compulsory challenger Thabiso Mchunu – which takes location on January twenty ninth on the Packard Songs Corridor in Warren, Ohio.
Makabu has already confronted, and overwhelmed, Mchunu. The reigning champion is favored to accumulate the rematch.
Reynoso states that there’ll by no means be any physique weight limits positioned on Makabu.
“No [there won’t be weight restrictions], however we are going to see how the negotiations take part in out. The important issue is that we have now the fight. We’ll begin negotiations together with his folks and we are going to see what happens,” Canelo knowledgeable Battle Hub Television set.
Based on Reynoso, the cruiserweight restrict just isn’t going to be a difficulty – as a result of reality Canelo walks about on the cruiserweight restrict.
“Canelo’s extra weight, two months upfront of a combat, is at a extra weight through which he can adapt to cruiserweight. So we simply have to show exhausting, it must be a fantastic interval of planning, and we are going to are available strong [for the fight],” Reynoso defined.