Canelo Alvarez will defend his middleweight championship against Britain’s Amir Khan in Las Vegas on May 7.
“It will be a tremendous fight, a classic between speed and power”.
The Brit has stepped up two weight divisions to challenge Canelo for world middleweight title at a catchweight of 155lbs.
The reason why Canelo vs Khan, scheduled for May 7, is a surprise to boxing fans is that it will take place at 155lbs… that’s eight pounds over the welterweight limit Khan has spent just 18 months getting used too.
However, Oscar de La Hoya says Canelo may lose to Amir. See news below!
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Amir Khan capable of beating Saul Alvarez ‘easily’, claims Oscar De La Hoya.
Amir Khan is capable of springing a surprise and ‘easily’ beating Saul Alvarez in Las Vegas on May 8, according to Canelo’s promoter Oscar De La Hoya.