CMB confirms David Benavidez as mandatory challenger for Canelo Álvarez

CMB confirms David Benavidez as mandatory challenger for Canelo Álvarez
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He World Boxing Council confirmed to David Benavidez as mandatory challenger of the Mexican four-time world champion Saul Alvarez in the Super Middleweight division during the 61st Annual Convention of the WBC, which he presides Mauricio Sulaimán.

Sulaimán himself was the one who announced the fight between Canelo and Benavidez, although the result of the fight between Benavídez and Demetrius Andrade November 25 could ruin this stellar battle.

The president of the WBC declared.

Benavídez's fight is planned on the 25th against Andrade; Canelo defended his belt in September; We are going to observe the result of Benavídez, who is the mandatory challenger, he will face Andrade and after this fight, if he wins, he is confirmed as the mandatory challenger, so we will be very attentive to this fight.

Regarding the date of the fight, Sulaimán assured that they have nothing defined so everything indicates that it will be between May and September 2024.

Mauricio Sulaimán.

Other notable fights that were announced are: Lukasz Rozanski vs. Badou Jack in February, Kevin Lerena vs. Senad Gashi November 25, Jermall Charlo vs. Carlos Adamesawaiting Charlo's result against José Benavidez on November 25.

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