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Vacant WBC 168-pound title at stake in Canelo Alvarez-Callum Smith showdown

Vacant WBC 168-pound title at stake in Canelo Alvarez-Callum Smith showdown

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Matchroom and Canelo Promotions are delighted to announce that the WBC World tremendous-Middleweight title could be on the line when Canelo Alvarez and Callum Smith conflict at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas on Saturday December 19, live on DAZN in 200+ international locations and territories global and on tv Azteca in Mexico.

Canelo (53-1-2 36 KOs) once once again reaches for greatness as he challenges the WBA tremendous, Ring magazine and world number 1 rated super-Middleweight Smith (27-0 19 KOs) in Texas, and the addition of the WBC title adds more greatness and glamour to an already mammoth combat.

both guys have gained WBC straps before, with Canelo successful belts at super-Welterweight and Middleweight and Smith touchdown the WBC Diamond belt at 168lbs, and the winner on December 19 should be ordered to face WBC #2 ranked Avni Yildrim within ninety days.

“The WBC is extraordinarily proud to have such big battle for the vacant WBC tremendous-Middleweight title,” spoke of WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman. “Canelo and Callum will give the realm an excellent closing of a tricky 12 months and should make fanatics from all over the world have fun with tons leisure and delight. i want to for my part praise Avni Yildirim for his exemplary collaboration to make this a fact.”

“i’m delighted that the winner of this fight can be topped the WBC World champion at 168lbs,” observed promoter Eddie Hearn. “Canelo Alvarez is the pound-for-pound optimum fighter on earth, and Callum Smith is the number 1 tremendous-Middleweight on the earth – so it is fitting for the winner to proudly wear the green and gold belt on December 19.”

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