Billy Joe Saunders was booed relentlessly by Canelo Alvarez’s followers, however appeared fully unfazed at their weigh-in on Friday.
The Brit is clearly in enemy territory taking over the Mexican in Dallas, Texas.
5,000 Canelo supporters turned as much as cheer for him on the weigh-in, with near 70,000 anticipated on the AT&T Stadium tomorrow evening.
Only a small group of Saunders’ workforce managed to get permission to make the journey and he has no travelling followers in attendance.
“These followers will push me to win, these followers won’t hassle me,” he stated after the weigh-in.
“They’re all for Canelo. They’re cheering for him now, however on the way in which out they’ll be cheering for me.”
Each males made weight efficiently – Saunders at 167.8lbs and Canelo at 167.4lbs
The pair will sq. off tomorrow evening for 3 of the 4 main super-middleweight world titles.
Canelo is available in with the WBA and WBC belts, whereas Saunders owns the WBO.
It appeared the battle was in jeopardy earlier this week when the Brit’s workforce declared that they have been going dwelling after a dispute over the dimensions of the ring.
Saunders demanded a 24ft ring whereas Canelo’s workforce initially put ahead an 18ft model. The Brits then requested for 22ft whereas the Mexicans insisted on 20ft.
Nevertheless, this was finally resolved with Canelo himself declaring that he didn’t care concerning the situation and so Saunders bought his approach with the 22ft ring.