Canelo Alvarez reveals his potential next opponent as he confirms he will defend his undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF & WBO super-middleweight world titles on May 4

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  • Canelo has revealed that his adjacent force connected May 4 will beryllium an American
  • This marries up to claims he is group to look Jermall Charlo not Jaime Munguia
  • The Mexican superstar has already fought and hit Jermall's small brother 

By Charlotte Daly For Mailonline

Published: 11:44 EST, 13 February 2024 | Updated: 11:44 EST, 13 February 2024

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has revealed that his adjacent force connected May 4 will beryllium an American, not a Mexican - marrying up to claims he is group to face Jermall Charlo not Jaime Munguia. 

The Mexican superstar has already put his 4 super-middleweight belts connected nan statement against nan younger Charlo twin, Jermell, successful September 2023 - winning nan bout via unanimous decision. 

However, immoderate fans felt that was a mismatch as Jermell had to measurement up 2 divisions from ray middleweight to look Canelo aft his relative avoided negotiations while dealing pinch individual issues.


Nevertheless, it looks arsenic though Jermall could avenge his brother's nonaccomplishment connected May 4 as Canelo has revealed he will take sides his undisputed WBA, WBC, IBF & WBO super-middleweight world titles against an American adjacent - according to Box Azteca. 

There were a number of names linked pinch Canelo for nan May 4 day - including nan likes of Terence Crawford, David Benavidez, and Munguia. However, reports are stating it will beryllium Jermall who gets to conflict nan Mexican next. 

Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez has revealed that his adjacent force connected May 4 will beryllium an American, not a Mexican - marrying up to claims he is group to look Jermall Charlo not Jaime Munguia

Canelo has already put his 4 super-middleweight belts connected nan statement against nan younger Charlo twin, Jermell, successful September 2023 - winning nan bout via unanimous determination (above)

The conflict will spot Jermall return to nan ringing for nan first clip since his triumph complete Benavidez Jr

The conflict will spot Jermall return to nan ringing for nan first clip since his triumph over Jose Benavidez Jr. The unanimous determination marked his first bout successful complete 2 years aft taking immoderate clip distant from nan sports for individual issues. 

The conflict pinch Benavidez was besides nan first clip that Jermall had fought supra nan 160lb limit, having won nan WBC middleweight title successful 2019 and defended it 3 times. 

Jermall will beryllium eager to avenge his brother's nonaccomplishment to Canelo successful September 2023- contempt 'not seeing eye-to-eye' successful caller years. 

Jermell besides said astir really he was disappointment pinch Jermall's actions extracurricular of nan ringing and said he felt arsenic though his older relative had 'tarnished' their sanction and suggested that was nan main logic for their fallout.  

'This family matter point has been really crazy,' Jermell told reporters up of his conflict pinch Canelo, 'I effort not to touch connected that taxable excessively overmuch because astatine nan extremity of nan time I emotion my brother.

'At this existent infinitesimal we don't spot eye-to-eye. It has a batch to do pinch what he wants successful his life and what I want successful mine. It's 2 wholly different things.

'Growing up and increasing isolated from each different is conscionable a portion of nan nature. I thin to judge things conscionable for illustration I judge definite group and I judge nan bully that comes pinch nan bad.

'So 1 time hopefully we speak again, but correct now I'm conscionable not successful a infinitesimal aliases a temper to wanna woody pinch that havoc that he brings and each of that benignant of stuff.

'But I'm an animal for my relative too, I stone pinch him. If he's not present for my conflict nighttime [against Canelo], it's okay. He can't conflict for maine anyhow truthful it don't wounded my feelings.

'Whatever it is, it is.'

However, nan brace seemed to reconcile connected conflict night. Jermell and Jermall were seen hugging successful nan younger Charlo brother's changing room up of nan conflict successful Las Vegas.  

He will beryllium eager to avenge his brother's nonaccomplishment - contempt 'not seeing eye-to-eye' successful caller years