Boxing star Canelo Alvarez is grabbing call-outs from everywhere in the combat universe. While several middleweight boxers are tired of trying to earn a shot at him, UFC stars have now entered the trend of calling out Saul.

UFC welterweight kingpin Kamaru Usman has recently wished to face Canelo Alvarez in a potential boxing scrap. However, Alvarez has dismissed it. Following that, several analysts have pitched Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz before the likes of the four-division titlist.

There are reports which hint at Nate Diaz lacing up the boxing gloves after ending his contract with the UFC. If that happens, Canelo Alvarez might be a possible name to welcome the Stockton native in a high-voltage fight. Unfortunately for combat fans, Alvarez sounded a bit off on the idea.


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On The Rick Eisen Show, he said, “No, no, no.”

“You never say no, but that is not in my mind right now. Right? Not make sense for me.”

Mexican star Alvarez has a lot left in the boxing world and is looking forward to accepting serious bouts. He has been on a tear in the super middleweight division and is now one win away from becoming the sport’s first-ever undisputed 168 lbs world champion.

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The upcoming fight against Caleb Plant may cement Alvarez’s name in the books. And that justifies his sole attention towards facing professional pugilists.

As for the lucrative money in crossover fights, Saul is capable of earning hefty paydays, even in proper boxing bouts. After November 6, we night get a clear picture of what Canelo Alvarez’s combat future can look like.

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A lot depends on what both the contenders bring in on the fight night. Caleb Plant, the underdog, has a massive opportunity ahead. Relying on his undefeated record, Plant can turn the tables at any given moment.

However, he has to ensure that he doesn’t let Alvarez establish dominance. The Mexican boxer has faced all sorts of challenges in the ring and IBF champion Plant may not bring something exceptional before him.


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However, ‘Sweethands’ can hold on to his gas tank and stick around for 36 minutes to squeeze a decision win.

He has good body movement which rightly complements his sharp jabs. All these limited resources can also turn vicious and generate a beneficial outcome.


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Hence, Alvarez would do well to focus on Plant before making decisions on a move to 175 or a fight against Nate Diaz.