The world champion in four weight categories and the leader of the pound-for-pound rating, Mexican Saul Alvarez (54-1-2, 36 KO), commented on the upcoming fight with the mandatory WBC contender, Turk Avni Yildirim (21-2-0, 12 KO), which will take place on February 27th in the USA.
“Avni Yıldırım is a good boxer and I am glad because we will have a great fight. It’s nice that the show will take place in Miami, not far from the place where my idol, Muhammad Ali, trained. February 27 will be a great night for sports, ”said Alvarez.
The trainer / manager of the fighter Eddie Reinoso also did not stand aside:
“We will meet with the obligatory challenger in the person of Yıldırım, and we are very pleased with our collaboration with Eddie Hearn and Matchroom, thanks to which we will discover a new place.”