Next fight of Saul Alvarez is not determined yet.
Negotiations are under way on organizing a fight between Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) and Ryota Murata (16-2, 3 KOs). The duel could take place on May 3 in Japan. Several American journalists reported on these negotiations in social networks, including Mike Coppinger and Chris Mannix. Negotiations on this issue can be completed in the nearest future.
Promoter Oscar De La Hoya has denied that his fighter Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) has already chosen his next opponent. Recently, there was an informal information that the Mexican would meet Billy Joe Saunders (29-0, 14 KOs) this year.
Golden Boy Promotions has officially confirmed that Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) will fight on May 2 in Las Vegas. It is still unknown who will be his next opponent.
It seems that Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) will fight within the super middleweight division next. It is expected that the 29-year-old Canelo will return to the ring on May 2 in Las Vegas.
Saul Alvarez (53-1-2, 36 KOs) left WBO light heavyweight belt, which he won in November by defeating Sergey Kovalev, vacant. In this case, Canelo has retained the status of WBO "super champion" and, if he wishes to return to 174, he will automatically receive a mandatory challenger status.