Promoter Eddie Hearn of Matchroom views tremendous middleweight contender John Ryder as the proper struggle to make – because the lead-in to a fall rematch with WBA mild heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol.
Again in Could, Canelo was outboxed over twelve rounds by Bivol, who picked up a giant unanimous determination win.
He was capable of bounce again in September, with a dominant determination win over Gennadiy Golovkin of their trilogy struggle.
Canelo is aiming to return to the ring on Cinco De Mayo weekend, in Could of 2023.
Ryder not too long ago picked up the WBO’s interim-super middleweight title with a stoppage win over Zach Parker.
The victory made him the obligatory challenger beneath the World Boxing Group. Canelo is the undisputed champion at 168, with the WBA, IBF, WBC, WBO titles round his waist.
Ryder is using a 4 struggle streak of wins, which incorporates an upset determination over Daniel Jacobs.
The one defeat Ryder suffered since 2017 had come towards Callum Smith, in a world title struggle the place many observers had felt Ryder had performed sufficient to tug off a choice win.
With Canelo expressing curiosity in preventing subsequent in Mexico or London – Hearn is able to stage the occasion in both location.
“John is the obligatory challenger, it’s the proper struggle for Saul to what he says ‘run-out’ earlier than Dmitry Bivol,” Hearn instructed The DAZN Boxing Present.
“John is on nice kind; we’ve simply received to search for the place that struggle will happen. Our plans for Canelo Alvarez is John Ryder, then Dmitry Bivol if he’s profitable and that’s the plan we’re placing collectively now. I might like to do it in Mexico or London.”