Canelo Álvarez won't fight in September

Promoter postponed the fight of Saúl el 'Canelo' Álvarez, with the aim of finding him a better rival and giving him enough preparation time.

Canelo Álvarez, about to face Sergey Kovalev. Photo: Twitter
Canelo Álvarez, about to face Sergey Kovalev. Photo: Twitter

The Mexican fighter and Golden Boy, have agreed to postpone their next meeting in September, this due to the strategic decision to ensure a better rival and give a good time of preparation to both boxers.

Golden Boy was the one who made the strategic decision to postpone his typical September fight to secure the best opponent for Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez. The next Canelo fight will take place in late 2019.

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The California sun shines for LeBron James and boxer Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who joined forces in a series of documentaries behind the Mexican's next fight.

The series entitled "40 days", is a look behind the camera of what happens in the training of "Canelo".

"Uninterrupted," James' brand of athlete empowerment, founded along with his long-time business partner, Maverick Carter, produces the series that will debut on DAZN and then be presented on Univision and other regional networks.

The chapters will feature Alvarez's training camp in San Diego for the middleweight unification fight with American Daniel Jacobs on May 4 in Las Vegas.

"We are partnering with DAZN to reach a new audience of boxing fans who want to see another face of these athletes that have not yet been demonstrated," Uninterrupted CEO Maverick Carter said in a statement.

DAZN staff has described the series, which will conclude on April 30, as a hybrid of "30 for 30" on ESPN and the previous HBO boxing series, "24/7"