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Canelo Álvarez: “He is a national boxing hero” for the WBC

The president of the World Boxing Council (WBC)Mauricio Sulaimán, said this Tuesday that the Mexican Saul “Canelo” Alvarezthe best pound-for-pound boxer of the moment, is a hero of Mexican boxing and of the body he presides over.

“‘Canelo’ is a national boxing hero, a hero of the World Council. He is our representative of world boxing so I wish him all the success in the world,” Sulaiman said of the WBC super middleweight champion.

Without delving into next Saturday’s fight in which “Canelo” will try to strip the World Boxing Association light heavyweight title from Russian monarch Dmitry Bivol in Las Vegas, Nevada, the manager acknowledged the difficulty of said fight.

“At these levels the fights are very complicated; the preparation must be immaculate, but there is no doubt about the quality of ‘Canelo’; is the pride of Mexican boxing and the World Council of Boxing“, he reiterated.



  • Saul Canelo Alvarez
  • Boxing
  • WBC
  • dmitry bivol
  • Box
  • Mauricio Sulaiman


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