Billy Joe Saunders’ coach Mark Tibbs has claimed his man has the ‘thoughts of Floyd Mayweather’ and might use it to beat Canelo Alvarez.
The pair have agreed phrases to fulfill on Could 8, offering the Mexican first comes by way of his battle with Avni Yildirim on February 27.
Canelo at the moment holds the WBA and WBC super-middleweight titles whereas Saunders is the WBO champion.
Tibbs advised White and Jordan on talkSPORT: “Billy Joe Saunders has bought the thoughts of Floyd Mayweather.
“He’s bought stunning ft, he’s bought good hand velocity and he’s bought the most effective IQs in world boxing at this time.
“So why hasn’t he bought an opportunity?”
Mayweather himself beforehand heaped reward on Saunders when he was initially set to face Canelo final yr.
Talking at an occasion in Sheffield, Floyd gave his ideas on the UK boxing scene.
He requested the gang: “Don’t you guys have Kell Brook? Kell Brook’s a helluva fighter.
“Billy Saunders is from the UK additionally.
“Me myself, I believe Kell Brook is without doubt one of the greatest fighters from the UK and I additionally assume Billy Saunders is without doubt one of the greatest fighters from the UK.”
When requested about Canelo vs Saunders, Mayweather replied: “Something can occur within the sport of boxing…
“However he should know simply because in my battle with Canelo, I used sure angles– Canelo, I can inform he’s been watching my tapes, I can inform Canelo has been learning my strikes.
“Canelo fought GGG, he beat [Sergey] Kovalev so Canelo’s making a whole lot of noise within the sport of boxing, however I don’t need Billy Saunders to miss Canelo.
“I believe it’s gonna be a helluva battle.”