CANELO ALVAREZ has entered talks with Eddie Hearn to face Callum Smith or John Ryder in December as a Caleb Plant struggle collapsed.
The Mexican star is now a free agent having terminated his contract with Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN.
Canelo has entered talks with Eddie Hearn to face Callum Smith or John Ryder in DecemberCredit score: Alamy Dwell Information
Smith is the WBA super-middleweight championCredit score: Getty Photographs – Getty
However he may nonetheless find yourself combating on the streaming service having began negotiations with Hearn, who has a partnership with DAZN.
With Canelo now trying unlikely to challenge IBF super-middleweight champion Plant, he has turned his consideration elsewhere.
Based on Hearn, Alvarez’s supervisor and coach Eddy Reynoso indicated Smith, Plant, Billy Joe Saunders and Gennady Golovkin are among the many names they wish to struggle.
And with the promoter working with Smith, Saunders and Golovkin, he has a number of alternatives to set Canelo up with a hoop return by the tip of 2020.
Hearn advised Boxing Social: “I believe he needs to struggle in December.
“Myself and all people else have had a dialog with Eddy Reynoso, and we’ll pitch like all people else.
“And I believe he’s made it fairly clear that whether or not to leap into something now, it’s simply, ‘Who’s acquired what for December?’ and we’ll transfer on to the following one.
“So in that respect, we’ll be in a very good place as a result of we do have the largest funds on boxing, however we simply acquired to make it rely after we spend that sort of cash.
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“I’m talking with Eddy, and Eddy needs to struggle Billy Joe Saunders, Callum Smith, Caleb Plant, and Gennady Golovkin.
“Three of these are with DAZN, and the opposite is with PBC. Nothing adjustments.
“Canelo nonetheless needs to struggle Billy Joe, Callum, and Gennady. We’ve simply acquired to verify the deal is correct.”
Alvarez, 30, has not fought since he jumped as much as light-heavyweight final November to win the WBO belt in opposition to Sergey Kovalev.
He was because of struggle Saunders, 31, this summer season, however the coronavirus pandemic cancelled the headliner.
Ever since, Canelo has been in dispute with his promoter and DAZN as he appeared for his subsequent opponent.
Arguments had been stated to have been prompted after Alvarez snubbed a trilogy with GGG, regardless of DAZN believing they had been promised the struggle.
However Hearn nonetheless tipped Canelo to share the ring together with his nice rival another time.
He stated: “I wouldn’t be shocked if Canelo fights on DAZN subsequent, and I definitely wouldn’t be shocked if he bins on DAZN in Might in opposition to GGG.
“Financially, that’s the largest struggle on the market. I believe Canelo is doing it sensible proper now.”