yesand arm a war of words between two of the biggest promoters in the boxing world, Scar de la Hoya and Eddie Hearn, who said everything with Sal '
yesand arm a war of words between two of the biggest promoters in the boxing world, Scar de la Hoya and Eddie Hearn, who said everything with Sal ‘Canelo’ Álvarez as the protagonist of the controversy.
“The fact that the promoter of this event pushed Bivol over Canelo was the dumbest move in boxing history. It was the stupidest move… who allowed Canelo to fight Bivol. I would never have allowed Canelo to fight Bivol,” the ‘Golden Boy’ told USA Today.
“To think that Canelo Alvarez lets me make the decisions about his career is a bit naive from Oscar De La Hoya, who says a lot, but I mean the biggest lesson you can learn from those comments is, you know, don’t do drugs, kids. That is the basis of his comments, “ Hearn replied to Tha Boxing Voice.
The boss of Matchroom Boxing recognized De la Hoya as a boxer: “He was a tremendous boxer. He definitely knows more about boxing than I do, but I don’t decide who Canelo Alvarez will fight. l and Eddy Reynoso pick the fights. He was a big favorite against Dmitry Bivol and he was beaten.”
Eddie concluded by recognizing Canelo’s courage to face new tests: “That’s boxing. What do you want? A champion so you don’t pass difficult tests? We should applaud Canelo Álvarez for wanting to prove himself.” continually out of your comfort zone.