Yesterday, Mexican sensation Saul “Canelo” Alvarez annouced via social media the date he will return to the ring and has named his top choice for his opponent, Erislandy Lara.
“My next fight will be on July 12th at theMGM in Las Vegas, Nevada,” said Alvarez via Instagram. “We have a lot of options for an opponent and the first one is (Erislandy) Lara. I have offered him the fight and he justneeds to accept and stop talking a lot of shit.”
Lara has been calling or a fight with Canelo for quite some time and has an upcoming bout with Ishe Smith as well. Should Lara accept Alvarez’ offer he would have to immediatly begin preparing for the fighter after the Smith fight.