Gallo Estrada did not hide his feelings and expressed his opinion who is better pound for pound than Canelo Álvarez …
On November 6, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, Saul Alvarez it scared away the criticism of many who wanted to see it modernize the dust. Dominating the fight from start to finish, the boxer from Guadalajara knocked out Caleb Plant in the 11th round and celebrated with the crowd present in the stands.
But it is not news that the Mexican continues to have detractors. In fact, weeks after he defeated his American colleague and unified all the super middleweight titles, Another well-known boxer from our country judged the qualities of Canelo, putting another rival above.
“I had always said that Vasyl Lomachenko was the best pound for pound, but you see he has a year or two without a fight. But, with the fights of Terence Crawford and the boxing that he has, I think he is number one, then Canelo Álvarez“, he commented Juan Francisco Estrada in an interview he gave to LEFT PUNCH.
In the same talk, El Gallo did praise his compatriot and added: “The promoters and the television stations have managed it very well. For this reason, he is the number one figure in boxing worldwide. He is a great fighter, he has learned a lot and he is an athlete who will go down in history“.
Gallo Estrada or Canelo Álvarez?
Responding with total sincerity to LEFT PUNCH’s question, the Puerto Peñasco-born said: “I cannot say that I am the best because I would be arrogant. People are the ones who think and people know and decide. They have Canelo Álvarez number one and he has earned everything he has. If it’s there, it’s for something. “