Tyson Fury: Billy Joe Saunders will give Canelo a boxing lesson


Tyson Fury has backed Billy Joe Saunders to defeat Canelo Alvarez on May 8 Photo Credit: SNS Group
Tyson Fury has backed Billy Joe Saunders to defeat Canelo Alvarez on Could 8 Picture Credit score: SNS Group

Tyson Fury believes that Billy Joe Saunders will deal with Canelo Alvarez in simpler trend than many individuals anticipate and hand the Mexican a boxing lesson on Could 8.

WBO Tremendous Middleweight champion, Saunders meets unified WBC and WBA ‘Tremendous’ champion, Canelo on the AT & T Stadium subsequent month.

Undefeated Saunders is wrapping up his camp on the UFC Efficiency Institute in Las Vegas and was pictured coaching alongside WBC Heavyweight champion, Fury who can be in Sin Metropolis getting ready for an anticipated undisputed showdown with unified champion, Joshua in the summertime.

Alvarez, who noticed off Avni Yildirm in three rounds in February, having crushed Saunders’ compatriot Callum Smith in December is a heavy favorite heading into the conflict, nevertheless the ‘Gypsy King’ believes the 31-year-old has all of the instruments to tug of an enormous upset.

“I feel Billy Joe provides him a boxing lesson,” Fury advised Behind the Gloves.

“That’s what I’m right here to see and that’s what I feel will occur.

Canelo halted Avni Yildirim in three rounds in February to set up his showdown with Saunders Photo Credit: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing
Canelo halted Avni Yildirim in three rounds in February to arrange his showdown with Saunders Picture Credit score: Ed Mulholland/Matchroom Boxing

“I feel everybody raves on about Canelo and the way good he’s, however each time Billy Joe steps into the strain cooker he delivers, very like myself.

“We’re up towards an excellent fighter in Canelo, whose robust and bodily mature, large for the load and likes to carry his toes and fireplace good, exhausting punches and has bought good head motion.

“However Billy Joe’s a grasp boxer. Slick, southpaw with good footwork and good ring IQ. [He hasn’t been beat since he] was 17-years-old. There’s a cause why.”

Alvarez is on a 14-fight successful streak since a sole skilled defeat to Floyd Mayweather Jr in 2013 and has crushed six Brits over the course of his over 15-year profession, together with Amir Khan and Liam Smith.

The 30-year-old secured disputed victories over Erislandy Lara in 2014 and in his first struggle with Gennady Golovkin in 2017, each of which he gained by break up determination and two-time Heavyweight champion, Fury believes two-weight world champion, Saunders can use his Southpaw stance to good impact and make it a neater struggle than many consider is feasible.


“Canelo’s tasted defeat and we all know he could be outboxed earlier than as a result of we’ve seen it. Mayweather outboxed him convincingly and he’s had a few sticky fights, struggled in a few southpaw fights that I’ve seen,” Fury added.

“He struggled with [Erislandly] Lara, that was an in depth struggle may have misplaced that gained. If Lara was a bit extra of a reputation and a bit extra of a drawer he would have most likely bought the choice.

“Billy Joe is an excellent boxer, a really slick southpaw and I do know he’ll fancy this one, there’s so much on the road.

Saunders is finishing his camp in Las Vegas ahead of May 8 Photo Credit: Instagram @cam_peak
Saunders is ending his camp in Las Vegas forward of Could 8 Picture Credit score: Instagram @cam_peak

“What’s on the road right here is in between him and being a world champion twice or taking place as an important within the sport.

“I undoubtedly assume he’s going to shock lots of people and it’s going to be a neater struggle than folks assume it’s.”

Fury has been coaching on the Prime Rank Gymnasium as he closes in on an unprecedented showdown with WBA ‘Tremendous, IBF and WBO titlist, Joshua who’s getting ready within the UK.

Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed on a site deal as they close in on an undisputed Heavyweight title showdown Photo Credit: Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing/Reuters
Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have agreed on a website deal as they shut in on an undisputed Heavyweight title showdown Picture Credit score: Mark Robinson/Matchroom Boxing/Reuters

The pair have reportedly agreed to a website to stage the struggle and based on ESPN’s Mark Kriegel Saudi Arabia, which hosted Joshua’s rematch victory over Andy Ruiz Jr in December 2019 are reportedly set to pay in extra of $150m to deliver the struggle there, with the champions pocketing a minimum of $75m every.


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