Undisputed Champion's Next Opponent Still Unknown
Eddie Hearn, the Matchroom promoter, has identified three fighters who could pose a serious threat to super middleweight champion Canelo Alvarez. While Canelo's next opponent has yet to be confirmed, Hearn believes that David Benavidez, Demetrius Andrade, and David Morrell could all give the Mexican icon a run for his money.
Benavidez, Andrade, and Morrell Could Cause Problems
Hearn is particularly excited about a potential matchup between Canelo and David Benavidez, stating that the WBC will name Benavidez as the official challenger if he defeats Demetrius Andrade on November 25. Hearn also acknowledges that Andrade and Morrell, the holder of the WBA 'regular' title, could pose significant challenges to Canelo's reign.
Boxing World Buzzing About Morrell
Hearn reveals that there is significant buzz in the boxing world surrounding David Morrell, with many insiders claiming that the Cuban fighter is something special. However, Hearn questions whether Morrell's skills have been tested in a real fight and suggests that the risk-reward factor may not be in favor of a Canelo-Morrell matchup at this time.
Jake Paul Claims Fight Against Canelo is "Closer" Than People Think
Meanwhile, controversial YouTuber-turned-boxer Jake Paul has claimed that his dream fight against Canelo Alvarez is closer than people think. Paul, who suffered his first defeat earlier this year but has since bounced back with a victory over Nate Diaz, believes that Canelo is genuinely interested in the matchup and that it could become a reality sooner rather than later.
It remains to be seen who Canelo's next opponent will be, but with the names of Benavidez, Andrade, and Morrell in the mix, the boxing world is abuzz with anticipation.
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