Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez is glad to see Jake Paul carrying boxing to another crowd.
Jake Paul crushed Ben Askren two ends of the week back, conveying a first-round knockout and moving to a 3-0 expert record, but against some genuinely manageable adversaries.
Eddie Hearn, who is advancing Canelo’s battle with Billy Joe Saunders on May 8 shown live on DAZN (besides in Mexico), has cautioned that except if boxing adjusts, VIP battles will begin to assume control over the customary game. Some in-your-face fans are additionally killed the oddity occasions, yet with ideas that Paul procured more than $10 million for his endeavors, the battles are not disappearing except if and until the crowd decreases.
Canelo is content that Paul and his sibling Logan are helping new observers discover their way to the game.
Speaking to ESPN Deportes, he explained: “The truth is that he [Jake] obviously brings another type of audience, the boxing audience is different,we bring the boxing audience.
“And personally, for me, another audience that may not see much boxing but wants to see Canelo, he brings that other audience… YouTubers, younger people and it’s good that people get to know boxing on the other hand.
Canelo is currently zeroing in on his own battle toward the beginning of may against Saunders. The Briton is bringing his WBO title to the Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, and Canelo will set up his WBC and WBA title. The Mexican at that point desires to battle Caleb Plant in September for his IBF belt, accepting he crushes Saunders.
“I feel happy because we broke the presale record, I feel very good, grateful to the people and I hope they enjoy this fight. I feel happy, motivated, I am here for that, to make history and this for me is very important, it is what motivates me to continue,” Canelo said of his upcoming bout.