David Benavidez Gunning For Canelo Alvarez Fight!
24-year-old rising boxing star David Benavidez is verbally ready to take on the #1 pound-for-pound boxer in the world, megastar Canelo Alvarez.
David Benavidez is so confident about his fighting skills he had this to say bout knocking out Canelo:
I’ll knock [Canelo] out! I’ll stop him! It takes a lot of balls to say that but the reason why I’m saying that is because I really fully, truly believe I’m the one that can beat and stop Canelo.
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CelebnSports247.com reports that David Benavidez star on the rise, is anything but shook about the prospect of stepping in the ring against Canelo.
David Benavidez is set to fight Ronald Ellis on March 13 on Showtime, but he is already eyeing his next opponent.
Benavidez, who’s almost 6’2″ (big for the 168 lb. division), and a badass in the ring. Not to mention that he has never lost a professional fight (23-0, 20 KO’s).
He is ready to go after 30-year-old Canelo Alvarez is 55-1-2 … and obviously has far more experience.
David said to TMZ:
The dream scenario is to fight with [Jermall] Charlo right after and then Caleb Plant and then Canelo. That’s the dream scenario but the reality of making that happen, is very hard.
David Benavidez stated:
The top people [Canelo’s] fought, they just look like they’re scared of him and they just respect him too much, but me, I feel like I’m a young, hungry lion! I need that fight because I wanna show the fans how good I really am.
Benavidez says Canelo can try and duck him!
David says sooner or later, this thing’s goin’ down with Canelo, like it or not.
He’s gonna try avoid me as long as possible, but I feel like at the end of the day, this fight is gonna be demanded.
Not by just me, but by everybody. Everybody’s gonna wanna see it because after he beats Billy Joe Saunders and Caleb Plant, who else is there left for him to fight besides David Benavidez?