Suleiman puts Canelo on equal footing with Chávez, de la Hoya and Bakiao
Mauricio Suleiman, President World Boxing Council, Tuesday is equal to the atmosphere surrounding the Mexican Boxer Sayle “Canelo” Alvarez That they caused in quadruple myths like Julio Cesar ChávezAnd the Oscar de la Hoya And Filipino Shooting.
The captain also emphasized that as in football, he is known to be among the best in the world skinAnd the Maradona s Messi; For him currently CaneloBecause of what he’s done in the ring, he’s at the top of boxing.
“On that traditional football list there is talk of skin, from Maradona, from Messi; At various times, and today, in boxing, Canelo was at the top with facts, figures and solid things, not tastes or guesses. ”
Last Saturday, Alvarez snatched the Englishman Billie Joe Saunders The Super Middleweight Title for World Boxing Organization Winning by knockout after eight rounds and leaving his record of 56 wins, 38 by fast track; One loss and two draws.
Solomon praised Alvarez GalleryWho won the most admiration of 73 thousand fans At the AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, where he set a record-breaking attendance record for an indoor boxing job in the United States.
“Watching Canelo was a great show because it’s his last It received great worldwide recognition Like a moment boxer. He set a record in attendance on a night that made us remember the great boxing we witnessed last year. “
The Mexican leader at WBC compared the atmosphere at AT&T Stadium with that which at the time caused boxing legends like the Mexican Chavez Or Filipino Bakiao.
It was an environment that could only be compared to the environments that Julio had achieved. Cesar ChavezAnd the Oscar de la Hoya a Shooting And those iconic boxers who make history. This exhibition should be celebrated with special interest. ”
Suleiman emphasized that the victory over Saunders was the final touch to those who doubted the ability to do so CaneloTo which he added he still had a lot of history to write.
“I think with this show The detractors ended And anyone who criticizes him from now on would be crazy because Canelo’s numbers tell us he is at a preponderance level in boxing history and still has a lot of legacy to build. ”
Alvarez, 30, middleweight middleweight champion World Boxing Council, from World League And the World Boxing Organization.
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