The defeat of Canelo Alvarez continues to generate great controversy, because the Mexican boxer fell against all odds and in a forceful way, so a large sector of fans does not finish explaining how he was overcome by Dmitry Bivol.
In that sense, Erik the “Terrible” Moraleshistorical Mexican boxer and world multi-champion of the super bantamweight, featherweight, super featherweight and super lightweight, for which he is considered a weight analyst with excellent credentials in boxing.
According to the “Terrible” Morales, among the main factors that condemned him to defeat was an overconfidence, both in physical preparation and in strategy, since it was completely nullified by the skills of his Russian opponent.
Canelo Álvarez sinned with confidence
“I think this time Canelo Alvarez His ego won out, his confidence… He went up with extreme confidence,” Morales said for the Un Round Más channel, where he mentioned that he was never able to correct Bivol’s good posture.
Along the same lines, the Terrible Morales went on to say that Álvarez “believed that standing in front would be enough.” He was very skinny at everything. In the blows, in the combinations, he backed down, he did not have a plan B ”
Regarding the virtues that Dmitry showed, Erik was full of praise and underlined that all his attacks and defenses were organized and adhered to the plan, since he managed to get Canelo to land the fewest number of blows in his entire professional career at 12 rounds: 84 .
“Terrible” Morales Bivol
“Bivol looked faster, stronger. A great defense, with organized attacks, he knew how to remain calm until the end of the fight to determine who was going to be the winner”, explained the boxer who in 2005 defeated Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision.
As if that were not enough, he directly and indirectly attacked Eddy Reynoso, since he argued that there was no “corner” that would support him in countering the strengths of the Russian, who never saw his strategy falter.