Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez has held talks about a fight in the UK because the idea of a major stadium main-event is “very attractive to him”, according to the president of his promoters Golden Boy. The acclaimed Mexican has never boxed outside of his home country or the US and has fought classic battles with Floyd Mayweather and Gennadiy Golovkin on Mexico’s national holidays but “wants to become a more international star”.”He wants to fight abroad and we have discussed with him fighting in Japan, a homecoming in Mexico, and the UK,” Golden Boy president Eric Gomez exclusively told Sky Sports. “He has considered all of those options and, before he retires, he will fight abroad.”We were considering the UK. It can happen in the next two years.”It’s about his brand. He wants to become a more international star, not just fighting in the US. He wants to become an even bigger star than he is now. He has fans all over the world and he wants to build on that.”Anthony Joshua’s inspiration to fight at New York City’s Madison Square Garden was partly due to the atmosphere when he was ringside at that venue to watch Canelo.But Canelo has also… Read full this story
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