Thabiso Mchunu don't think about for now Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, because he is only focused on dethroning Ilunga Makabu, next January 29, in the m
Thabiso Mchunu don’t think about for now Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, because he is only focused on dethroning Ilunga Makabu, next January 29, in the mandatory fight for the cruise world title of the WBC, in power of Makabu. Yes Mchunu wins, and Cinnamon is still interested in confronting him, he did not rule it out.
“My focus now is just on fighting for the world title,” he said. Mchunu in statements in Coffee Tuesday virtual of World Boxing Council. “I just want to face Makabu and win the title.
It will be January 29 when Makabu face the mandatory challenger Mchunu, with a possible fight against Canelo Alvarez on the horizon
At the last convention of WBC on the Mexico City, the team of Cinnamon launched the challenge to Makabu for the body’s cruise title. The request was accepted by the Governing Board, but the mandatory opportunity to Mchunu It was already agreed and he didn’t want to let it go.
“If after that fight Cinnamon wants to fight me is something else”, added the South African boxer. Right now I can only think of Makabu”.
Mchunu and his coach Sean Smith They are in Mexico City, where they arrived to complete the visa process for the boxer and that he could enter the United States for the fight with Makabu.
During the virtual event, Smith confirmed that the visa was approved and they are ready to fight at the Packard Music Hall in Warren, United States, against the champion Makabu.
Thabiso Mchunu trains in Mexico City
It will be the second fight between Makabu and Mchunu
On May 16, 2015 they met in Durban, South Africa, with victory for Makabu. Now, with more experience, the title challenger asserted that he arrives better and ready to be crowned, in addition to fulfilling a dream.
“More than six years have passed, before I received many blows,” he said. Sean Smith. “Now he has more experience which has led him to constantly improve. He has had important fights and is ready to capture the green and gold title, a dream he has had since he was a child. He is ready for 12 rounds and win the title.”
Finally, they were satisfied to be part of an evening organized by Don King, an iconic boxing promoter. If he wins the title, it will be something they will remember forever, because it will be in a function of Don King Promotions.