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WBC president to ‘look into course of’ after Canelo-Yildirim mismatch


WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman instructed Boxing Social that he’ll “look into the method” within the wake of Avni Yildirim’s poor efficiency towards Canelo Alvarez on Saturday in Miami.

Alvarez stopped Yildirim, his necessary challenger, after three rounds of a mismatch to retain his WBA and WBC tremendous middleweight titles.

The Mexican star, who needs to unify all of the 168-pound titles, agreed to satisfy Yildirim to retain his WBC belt.

“I’m sorry for Avni,” Sulaiman mentioned. “The paper typically doesn’t mirror the actions, and it was very unlucky. We had nice expectations, and it’s a matter the place we have to look into the method that isn’t working in some roads.

“Undoubtedly, there are issues that we’ve to return and take a look at what is going on and the way issues evolve. As I say, [Canelo] was tremendously profitable, he was in nice form, and that stage ought to have been for a a lot better struggle.”

Alvarez is scheduled to face WBO beltholder Billy Joe Saunders in a title-unification bout on Could 8. A web site hasn’t been introduced.