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Ghanaian Times ghanaiantimes.com.gh 18 Nov, 2021 12:30 am

Bid to conquer fifth division: Canelo set to face Makabu for WBC cruiserweight title

The WBC approved his request to move up two divisions into a new weight category for a shot at the title in May or June at their annual convention on Tuesday night.“The WBC has approved unanimously Canelo to fight for the WBC cruiserweight championship of the world,” President Mauricio Sulaiman said.“Absolutely,” Sulaiman told Sky Sports about Riakporhe’s hopes before hearing Canelo’s request.” – Sky Sports

SAUL ‘Canelo’ Alvarez will challenge WBC cruiserweight champion Ilunga Makabu in a stunning attempt to become a five-division titleholder.” Canelo has enjoyed a remarkable year, dethroning three unbeaten super-middleweight champions (Callum Smith, Billy Joe Saunders and Caleb Plant) to become undisputed.

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