In a recent controversial statement, boxing promoter Sampson Lewkowicz has claimed that Canelo Alvarez will never be considered an idol in the boxing world if he does not face off against David Benavidez.
The statement has sparked a heated debate within the boxing community, with many fans and experts weighing in on the potential matchup between Alvarez and Benavidez.
Lewkowicz, known for his strong opinions and no-holds-barred approach, made the bold claim during an interview with FirstSportz, a leading sports news outlet. In his comments, he emphasized the importance of Alvarez taking on Benavidez in order to solidify his legacy in the sport.
“Canelo Alvarez is undoubtedly a talented and accomplished fighter, but if he wants to be considered a true idol in the boxing world, he cannot shy away from facing tough opponents like David Benavidez,” Lewkowicz stated.
Benavidez, a rising star in the super middleweight division, has been making a name for himself with his impressive performances in the ring. With an unbeaten record and a formidable skill set, many believe that he poses a legitimate challenge to the likes of Alvarez.
The potential showdown between Alvarez and Benavidez has been a topic of much speculation and anticipation among fans, who are eagerly awaiting an official announcement for the highly anticipated bout.
As the debate continues to unfold, it remains to be seen whether Alvarez will heed Lewkowicz’s call and take on the challenge of facing Benavidez in the ring. Regardless of the outcome, one thing is for certain – the boxing world is buzzing with anticipation for what could be a blockbuster showdown between two of the sport’s biggest stars.