Billy Joe Saunders says dream fight against Saul ‚Canelo‘ Alvarez could scupper rival’s place in history

Billy Joe Saunders will“take pleasure“ in destroying Mexican lovers‘ holidays by beating their protagonist Saul’Canelo‘ Alvarez.
Unbeaten WBO super-middleweight champion Saunders claims his fantasy fight would be the May party weekend on which the Mexican boxes, on Cinco de Mayo from Canelo.
„That’s because he’s the face of boxing and I would like the chance to conquer him,“ Saunders told Sky Sports. „This is the really scary thing – I know I could do it.
„I’d take pleasure in destroying Cinco de Mayo for your Mexican fans.“
When Gennadiy Golovkin held that the branch’s IBF, WBA and WBC gold saunders held that the WBO middleweight title. Canelo will next go two divisions up to challenge WBO light-heavyweight champion Sergey Kovalev, and beat Golovkin following a draw in their first fight.
However WBA and WBC belts are still held by him also Saunders believes they have been on a crash course.
He explained:“I saw Canelo battle Ryan Rhodes and Matthew Hatton. I’ve known since day one since I put on a pair gloves, so that our paths will cross. I knewdreamed, when we did, what could occur.
„Just the like David Lemieux – that I always knew our paths would crosstoo, and they did. Just the same as getting world winner – that I always knew I would do itand I did.“
Canelo defeat at a 55-fight career that has brought world titles in three divisions to him was against Floyd Mayweather, six years ago.
„With a fighter like Canelo you can not go in the ring with a game-plan,“ Saunders explained. „You will want to think’That is my only opportunity to change my name from becoming good to great‘.
„[Former trainer] Jimmy Tibbs consistently said there’s a gap. If I said a person was a fighter, Jimmy could say:’No, Rocky Marciano and Muhammad Ali were great fighters – that man is a great fighter‘.
„Canelo is not fantastic. He’s good.
„I’d look terrible in 10 fights in a row however if you place Canelo in front of me, it is a different ball-game.
„A fighter just for me? My style has overcome him before, and that I believe I can do it .“
Saunders had said, when linking up with promoter Eddie Hearn:“Styles make fights. [Canelo] had a variety of trouble. I thought once Canelo had been in his prime Lara nicked that fight. Now Canelo has knee supports and elbow supports“
Saunders will defend his world title into KSI vs Logan Paul on November 9 on the undercard.

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