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Canelo Alvarez’s coach opens door to fighting Errol Spence Jr, Jermall Charlo and David Benavidez after Caleb Plant

CANELO ALVAREZ’S coach has opened the door to fighting Errol Spence Jr, Jermall Charlo and David Benavidez after Caleb Plant.

The Mexican superstar is in talks for a September super-middleweight undisputed title decider with American Caleb Plant.

Canelo Alvarez with his coach Eddy Reynoso
Caleb Plant is in talks to fight Canelo Alvarez

Plant, 28, holds the IBF strap missing from Canelo’s unified collection, having recently added the WBO belt after beating Billy Joe Saunders, 31.

Promoter Eddie Hearn revealed the four-division champion could soon move back up to light-heavyweight to face Artur Beterbiev, 36.

But Canelo’s trainer Eddy Reynoso welcomed into the mix welterweight star Spence, middleweight champ Charlo or super-middle contender Benavidez.

Reynoso told Little Giant Boxing: “We’re ready. Let’s negotiate.

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“We’re ready to fight Charlo, with whoever. I think it would be a great and interesting fight

“More than anything is to begin negotiations with Plant’s people, with his promoter and come to an agreement.

“An important fight and then see what’s next. I like the Charlo fight, Spence if he moves up, Benavidez also.”

Unbeaten Spence, 30, has talked up fighting Canelo before, but would need to jump THREE divisions from welterweight.


Benavidez, 24, formerly held the WBC title Alvarez now holds but lost it in 2020 for missing weight.

He has recently called to face middleweight Charlo, 31, with the winner getting a shot at Canelo.

But the American, twin brother to Jermell, is ready to challenge boxing’s pound-for-pound No1 now, having just beaten Juan Macias Montiel, 27.

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Reynoso said: “It was a very good fight.

“I have known Montiel since he started his career and I’ve always thought he was a great fighter.

“He needed a little more to win the fight. But I think he’s at the level where he can become a world champion.” 

Jermell Charlo pictured with Errol Spence Jr
Former WBC champion David Benavidez

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