Canelo Admits Kovalev Is Risky

Canelo Alvarez knows the challenge that is ahead of him, as he looks to add another world title to his resume on November 2nd.

Fighting for the first time over 168 pounds, Alvarez is set to face Sergey Kovalev for the Russian’s WBO light heavyweight title inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

The fight, Alvarez’s second fight above middleweight in a calendar year is a risk as he moves up to 175 pounds, and he knows it won’t be easy/

“It’s a risk for me because naturally, he’s heavier than me, he’s stronger than me, bigger – but my skills and strength will have me ready for this… that’s why we’re here trying to change everything and make history in boxing.. that is the only thing I want,” Canelo told ESPN Deportes.

“I want the story [of my career] to be well written. [Kovalev] is one of the most complicated fights in my career, if not the most complicated, but we are ready to take on this great commitment.”

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