Boxing
Add news
News

Mike Tyson totally writes off Billy Joe Saunders’ chances of huge Canelo upset and says Brit is ‘knocked out already’

09

BOXING legend Mike Tyson has completely written off Billy Joe Saunders landing a huge upset win over Canelo Alvarez.

The two super-middleweight champions clash on May 8, with many expecting Canelo to spoil Saunders’ unbeaten record.

Getty
Mike Tyson has written off Billy Joe Saunders’ chance of beating Canelo[/caption]
PA
Billy Joe Saunders hopes to cause a big boxing shock[/caption]

Brit Saunders will walk into the ring at the AT&T Stadium in Texas as a 4/1 underdog with the bookies.

And speaking on the latest episode of his Hotboxin’ podcast, former heavyweight king Tyson scoffed at Saunders’ chances.

Tyson said: “He’s knocked out right now, he’s knocked out already, I swear, he’s knocked out.”

Despite Saunders being the WBO super-middleweight champ and undefeated, he is the heavy underdog taking on the Mexican.

Canelo has lost just one of his 58 fights – that came against the legendary Floyd Mayweather in 2013.

The 30-year-old has gone on to win titles in four different weight classes.

One fellow boxer who won’t be too impressed with Tyson writing off Saunders’ chances is the American’s namesake, Tyson Fury.

The reigning WBC and Lineal heavyweight king has been supporting his good friend Saunders out in Las Vegas.

Fury is confident the WBO 168lb king will hand Canelo his second loss, writing on Instagram: “Billy Joe Saunders is 100% mentally in the right place.

FREE BETS: GET OVER £2,000 IN SIGN UP OFFERS HERE

How Canelo and Saunders compare ahead of their bout

???? CANELO VS SAUNDERS: TV, live stream and start time info ahead of the big fight

AFP
Canelo Alvarez will be hoping to destroy another Brit’s dreams come May 8[/caption]

“He knows what he has to do and he will do it, he will rise up [to the to] and claim greatness.

“I was wrote off many times in the past and have always come through.

“WE are cut from the same cloth, same breed of animals.

“Canelo has fought them all but never a Fighting Gypsy, we are a different breed of animal to anything he has come across before.

“#YESHEWILL. World domination with the help of God.”

Fury, meanwhile, is waiting for his undisputed clash against Anthony Joshua to get over the line.

But things seems to have hit a sticking point with the Gypsy King’s US promoter Bob Arum saying the fight is ‘dead in the water’ for this year.

Загрузка...

Comments

Комментарии для сайта Cackle
Загрузка...

More news:

Read on Sportsweek.org:

Other sports