Eddie Hearn has confirmed that he has initiated recent talks with Canelo Alvarez’s coach and supervisor Eddy Reynoso relating to a possible combat with Billy Joe Saunders.
The Mexican pound-for-pound king beforehand agreed phrases to face the Brit final Could, nevertheless this contest was scrapped by the coronavirus pandemic.
Later final 12 months, Canelo’s workforce initiated authorized proceedings towards promoter Golden Boy and broadcaster DAZN.
They in the end settled for a clear break and secured his free company.
In stepped Hearn, who negotiated with Reynoso to deliver Canelo again to DAZN for the Callum Smith combat on December 19.
The Mexican gained comfortably, claiming the WBA and WBC super-middleweight titles, and is now assessing choices for his subsequent problem.
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 a giant combat in Could.
Hearn advised Ak and Barak on SiriusXM: “We did a one-fight cope with the Callum Smith combat
“We’re now in talks with Eddy Reynoso and his workforce about doing Yildirim – his rapid obligatory – after which the Billy Joe Saunders combat in Could.
“I feel what we noticed first time was spherical one in every of bidding for Canelo Alvarez.
“And us – Matchroom and DAZN – gained spherical one in every of bidding.
“Now we’re in spherical two, so can we win spherical two of bidding?
“I feel we’ve got a extremely profitable relationship with them. He beloved the present, he beloved us working collectively, he was blown away by the ring stroll.
“So I feel we’ve got a very good path for him, however in the end he’s gonna have a look at the most effective deal obtainable to him and if we will proceed to work collectively it’d be nice information for us.”