In the month of September, in Las Vegas, Nevada, for the undisputed super middleweight title, Mexican boxer Saúl “Canelo” Álvarez put an end to all the speculations and announced that he will face his next opponent, American Jermell Charlo.
After emerging victorious in his last fight against British boxer John Ryder, the Mexican fighter, representing Tapatio, returned to his homeland, remembering the match. The Akron Stadium was responsible for hosting the fight.
Jermell Charlo will currently hold the undisputed title in the super welterweight division. The Mexican had several important choices, but he will now return to the United States to once again compete for the 168-pound championships.
After revealing his name, controversy has erupted because the 33-year-old American boxer will have to move up two weight classes, meaning he will go from 154 pounds to 168 pounds, passing through the middleweights and then to the super middleweights. However,
According to the publication made by Canelo Álvarez on social media, the fight will take place on the upcoming 30th of September in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Jermall, another member of the Charlo family, has been inactive for two years. Due to this, there was confusion caused on social media when it was thought that he would be facing Ryder John. It is worth remembering that after his confrontation with Ryder John, Jermell Charlo challenged a Mexican boxer to a fight.
In the tenth round, emerging victorious by technical knockout, he defended his title against Brian Castaño in his most recent fight, on May 14th; 19 of his victories have been by knockout, with a record of 37 fights, 35 wins, one loss, and one draw, he currently holds the renowned “Iron Man” title.
After Dmitry Bivol’s anticipated fight against his compatriot David Benavidez, Canelo’s fans were hoping for the long-awaited rematch to take place.
The fight took place on September 17, 2022 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, where Álvarez emerged victorious by unanimous decision. It was his first encounter against Gennady Golovkin, marking the conclusion of their trilogy and the third time the Mexican athlete defended his unified world championship.