Former WBC cruiserweight champion Tony Bellew expects compatriot Callum Smith to be a tough challenge for Mexican boxing superstar Saul Alvarez.
Let us remind you that the boxers will split the ring on December 19th.
“I can’t go wrong if I say that Smith represents the hardest test of Canelo’s career,” Bellew told Sky Sports.
“Smith is much larger in terms of size, plus a strong and undefeated.“ Canelo ”? I’m not sure he can do anything to counter the difference in size and the pressure that Smith will put on him.“ Canelo ”will experience a big shock when Smith will break into close range I think Callum will be able to shock the world.
He will be a major underdog because Canelo is on the pound-for-pound rating. At the same time “Canelo” is the best counter-puncher in boxing and has a crushing blow to the body. But if anyone has the keys to open the locked door, Callum has. “