Canelo Alvarez raised eyebrows as he arrived at Ryan Garcia vs Luke Campbell sporting a Matchroom branded face masks on Saturday night time in Texas.
The pound-for-pound king caught the eye of many followers who noticed the masks and questioned if he was sending a delicate message to his former promoter Oscar De La Hoya.
Canelo labored with De La Hoya for a big a part of his profession, however their relationship broke down over the previous couple of years.
In September, Canelo’s crew initiated authorized proceedings in opposition to De La Hoya, his firm Golden Boy and broadcaster DAZN.
They in the end settled for a clear break and secured the fighter’s free company.
In stepped Eddie Hearn and his firm Matchroom, who negotiated with Canelo’s coach/supervisor Eddy Reynoso to carry him again to DAZN for the Callum Smith struggle.
Following that win, Hearn has confirmed they’re in talks to work collectively additional in 2021.
When he attended Garcia vs Campbell on Saturday, this was Canelo’s first look again at an occasion promoted by Golden Boy.
He turned as much as help his gymmate Garcia, however some imagine he additionally used the Matchroom branded face masks to subtly ‘troll’ De La Hoya.
Reynoso has revealed that Canelo is eyeing a fast turnaround.
Their concept is to get his WBC obligatory Avni Yildirim out of the best way in a Guadalajara homecoming on February 27 earlier than then taking an enormous struggle in Could.
Relating to what’s subsequent for Canelo, Hearn advised Ak and Barak on SiriusXM: “We did a one-fight take care of the Callum Smith struggle
“We’re now in talks with Eddy Reynoso and his crew about doing Yildirim – his quick obligatory – after which the Billy Joe Saunders struggle in Could.
“I believe what we noticed first time was spherical one in all bidding for Canelo Alvarez.
“And us – Matchroom and DAZN – gained spherical one in all bidding.
“Now we’re in spherical two, so can we win spherical two of bidding?
“I believe now we have a very profitable relationship with them. He cherished the present, he cherished us working collectively, he was blown away by the ring stroll.
“So I believe now we have an excellent path for him, however in the end he’s gonna take a look at one of the best deal obtainable to him and if we are able to proceed to work collectively it’d be nice information for us.”