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“We are same breed of animals”Tyson Fury backs Billy Saunders For Fight Against Canelo Alvarez Ahead in May

Billy Joe Saunders in the ring after defeating Marceleo Coceres in their WBO World Super-Middleweight Championship fight at Staples Center on November 9, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.

Tyson Fury predicts that Billy Joe Saunders will triumph over Canelo Alvarez.  Further, their unification clash occurs on Saturday, May 8.

Incidentally, The Gypsy King is an old friend of Saunders. He has no doubts that Billy will be able to dispatch the Mexican and unify the division. Moreover, Saunders looks to be in fantastic shape after what looks like a grueling training camp.

“Billy Joe Saunders is 100% mentally in the right place,” writes Fury. “He knows what he has to do, and he will do it.” According to Fury, Billy will surely ‘dominate’ Alvarez.

“He will rise above and claim greatness. I was written off many times in the past and have always come through”. Fury insists that he and Saunders have overcome similar struggles and that he expects Saunders to accomplish great things, just like him.

Moreover, Fury also gave his respects to Canelo. He recognizes the work of Alvarez as the pound-for-pound king. “Canelo has fought them all but never a Fighting Gypsy, we are a different breed of animal to anything he has come across before”.

Even boxing promoter, Eddie Hearn recognizes the importance of the fight and has called it “the best fight of 2021 so far”. “70,000 fans at the AT&T Stadium for a Cinco De Mayo party. I cannot wait for this,” added Hearn.

Billy Joe Saunders vs Canelo Alvarez: A Preview

Billy Joe Saunders and Canelo Alvarez will have their Super-Middleweight clash on Saturday, May 8th. The unification clash will happen at the Dallas Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas. The stacked undercard is fitting for the all-action main event.

 Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders fight during their WBO World Middleweight title bout at the Manchester Arena on December 19, 2015 in Manchester, England

Andy Lee and Billy Joe Saunders fight during their WBO World Middleweight title bout at the Manchester Arena on December 19, 2015, in Manchester, England. (Credits: Getty Images)

Elwin Soto will be defending his WBO World Light-Flyweight title against Katsunari Takayama. Furthermore, Kieron Conway defends his WBA Super-Welterweight title against Souleymane Cissokho. Lastly, Cuban Heavyweight Frank Sanchez meets Nagy Aguilera.

Most importantly, the Mexican superstar Canelo (55-1-2 37 KOs) puts his WBC title on the line as Saunders also brings his WBO belt to the party. Hence, Saunders will be looking to increase his unbeaten pro record against the Mexican Alvarez in front of the biggest sporting crowd for over a year in the US.

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