Canelo Alvarez fresh off the back of his win on Saturday night against Rocky Fielding at Madison Square Garden has been linked with a huge potential next fight in the UK.
The Mexican and global boxing star has primarily campaigned in Mexico and the United States throughout his boxing career as a professional but with his brand and star now a world one, an iconic 90,000 sellout at Wembley soccer stadium is something that’s surely tempting him in the back of his mind.
A third fight with Gennady Golovkin or a unification with Danny Jacobs were the leading contenders for his next fight but as is often the case in the fight business, things have changed at the drop of a hat.
Super-middleweight champion Callum Smith, a fellow Liverpool man like Canelo’s opponent on Saturday night Rocky Fielding — has now being linked with the next shot at Canelo.
The news has taken the boxing community by storm:
Further reports suggest that Canelo’s handlers are seriously considering the fight for the Mexican boxer so watch this space over the coming weeks.