He was the guest of honor at Saul “Canelo” Alvarez’s World Championships in front of 73,000 spectators in Texas – but he was not warmly welcomed.
When heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury appeared on the video screen after the fourth round, Britain sounded louder. He has not previously popularized himself among Alvarez fans.
Canolo Alvarez fans Tyson Fury
Alvarez defeated Britain’s Billy Joe Sanders by a technical knockout He thus linked his super middleweight titles with the WBC and WBA associations with the WBO belt that Sanders previously held.
Fury – who openly presented himself with a private jet when he arrived in Texas – stood with his comrade Sanders in various interviews before the fight and prophesied that he would win the Mexican. Fury said he would give Alvarez “a lesson” Fighthype: “No one came close to beating him, and I don’t think Canelo would either.”
The Mexican Alvarez has a large fan base, especially with his large Latin American community in the south of the United States, so Alvarez was an audience favorite at the mega event in Texas – and with his support for Sanders, there was a lot of junk talk before that.
Fury defends the failed Billy Joe Sanders
After an eight-round knockout for Sanders, Fury comforted his friend via Twitter and defended him against critics: “People want to hate others who pursue their dreams. Billy Joe Sanders tried to be good yesterday, it was not his evening, but at least the courage to follow his dream and heart.” He had. “
Fury, the WBC heavyweight champion, has long planned a trade union fight with Comrade Anthony Joshua. Eddie Hearn, Sanders and Joshua’s publicist, promised to officially determine the fight for the eighteenth time this weekend.