Next for Canelo? BJS II? GGG III? Sweet Hands? Boo-Boo? ...up to 175lb, the Beast?

Discussion in 'World Boxing Forum' started by IntentionalButt, May 9, 2021.

Who you think is next, and *can* they beat him?

Poll closed Aug 17, 2021.
  1. Golovkin III / Canelo will win for sure

  2. Golovkin III / Canelo could lose

  3. Saunders II / Canelo will win for sure

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  4. Saunders II / Canelo could lose

  5. Caleb Plant / Canelo will win for sure

  6. Caleb Plant / Canelo could lose

  7. Demetrius Andrade / Canelo will win for sure

  8. Demetrius Andrade / Canelo could lose

  9. Artur Beterbiev / Canelo will win for sure

  10. Artur Beterbiev / Canelo could lose

  1. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Guy wants to name his çock 'macho' that's ok by me Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    What direction should Santos Saúl Álvarez Barragán's destiny take him now? And which of those options might actually pose a risk of him realistically losing for the first time in 8+ years?
  2. CST80

    CST80 De Omnibus Dubitandum: Reject The New Normal Staff Member

    Nov 23, 2013
    Since I really want to see Andrade and Plant get violently KO'd. One of those two. Then he can face Beterbiev or Benavidez. Canelo-GGG III I have no desire to see again. Although I still think GGG cn do enough to edge it, he'll get screwed again, so what's the point?
  3. latineg

    latineg user of dude wipes Full Member

    Jun 4, 2009
    let them fight again,

    if the judges mess with it at least you will know in your heart what happened,,,

    number 3 i say!!!!!!
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  4. JOKER

    JOKER I rock the llama's ass. Full Member

    Dec 18, 2019
    Golovkin's looked like crap in recent fights. Sad to say, but Clenelo KOs Golovkin in a third fight.
  5. RealDeal

    RealDeal Active Member Full Member

    May 2, 2009
    I think it will definitely be Plant next. Canelo has talked several times about his desire to be undisputed at 168, and Plant is the only guy who remains in his way. After that, it’s tough to say what he does next. I’d really like to see him fight Joe Smith Jr.
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  6. cleglue1

    cleglue1 Active Member Full Member

    Dec 7, 2015
    Feed him Charlo. Shut that clown up.
  7. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Guy wants to name his çock 'macho' that's ok by me Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    Looking at it cynically, from the promoter's vantage - if you're Hearn, and by now, the next evening already, mention of a rematch has yet to drip from your mouth, you're probably looking to sweep the challenger under the rug quietly and never consider the high-risk and low-reward proposition of giving Saunders another chance. You want the highest clout for the least chance of the cashcow getting tipped over - so that's Plant or Andrade, unless you see ample decline in Golovkin lately to believe that Canelo might finally get a clear and non-controversial W, in which case that one is worth more than both of the others combined.

    Beterbiev is crazy risk IMO, for yes a good deal of reward but gilding the lily, Canelo doesn't really need LHW, does he? If his train rolls to a stop at SMW nobody's going to be furiously demanding he continue upward to secure his legacy.
  8. IntentionalButt

    IntentionalButt Guy wants to name his çock 'macho' that's ok by me Full Member

    Nov 30, 2006
    Lion Bros ain't really draws.
  9. lobk

    lobk Original ESB Member Full Member

    Jul 19, 2004
    It will be Plant. He wants the undisputed.
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  10. Hanz Cholo

    Hanz Cholo Boxing Addict Full Member

    Jul 11, 2012
    I think
    He will fight


    in that order & if he does
    It would be awesome & worthy of praise.
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  11. sasto

    sasto Boxing Addict Full Member

    Aug 5, 2020
    If he does one PBC fighter he'll probably do more than one. I'm guessing we'll get Plant and then two more picking between Benavidez, Charlo, and the 168 gatekeepers they have like Dirrell.

    I highly doubt there will be a Canelo/BJS 2.
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  12. bandeedo

    bandeedo Obsessed with Boxing Full Member

    Feb 19, 2007
    caleb then the beve, wins both.
  13. JSpizz

    JSpizz Jay Spizz. Full Member

    Jan 8, 2021
    I think people already are demanding he goes up again! Canelo is always gonna catch alot of criticism some fair, but alot of it unfair. The guy is 5'7-8" tall, he really has no business at 175, the fact he beat Kovelev shows how smart him and his team are, they saw an opening, and implemented a plan that worked.
    They aren't just gonna fight at 175 so he can lose... That doesn't really make sense for him.
    At some point you gotta say, ok, physically I can't compete at these higher weight classes.

    Personally I'd like to see him absolutely clear out 168, I'm talking Plant, Benavidez, with some mandatories to stay undisputed, then Berlenga if he's still winning.
    The likes of Andrade, Charlo, GGG, Bivol, etc can move to 168 if they want a shot.

    Canelo could end up as the greatest SMW of all time if he stays there and fights the best.

    Who knows though. I bet he beats plant and leaves, something tells me he doesn't want it with Benavidez.
  14. Surrix

    Surrix Boxing Addict Full Member

    Sep 16, 2020
    Why GGG needs to move up or fight with cash cow Clenelo again?
    It is already clear that if he will not finish Clenbuterol in distance, then he is not Floyd Jr to get 2 fair and honest cards vs Clenbuterlol kid. Each day he is going older chances to KO Clenbuterol decreases and Clenbuterol already had mistake with 36 y.o Floyd Jr, also all normal fans does know that GGG had been robbed vs Clenbuterol in first fight.

    Clenbuterol should be his name and surname: Hometown Cards and ref. 2 nd surname: Cash Cow Lad.

    BTW he a bit even likes me. Normally cherry picked and looks that is nice person.
  15. JSpizz

    JSpizz Jay Spizz. Full Member

    Jan 8, 2021
    Ok scratch GGG off the list.

    0-1-1 I bet if GGG had the chance to fight Canelo again he would take it... Even at 168.
    He feels cheated.