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David Benavidez On Canelo Alvarez: “He Calls The Shots I Got No Power, I’ll Fight Him In My Backyard If That’s What It Takes”

The sport of boxing has always had a specific pecking order. Those who are at the top have constantly dictated terms on when, how and where a showdown will take place. Long before Floyd Mayweather became the top dog several years ago, he was forced to acquiesce to the demands of Oscar De La Hoya when the two faced off in 2007. Mayweather openly admitted that De La Hoya even chose the gloves he would wear on fight night.
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David Benavidez Doesn’t Like The Chances Of Caleb Plant Against Canelo Alvarez: “I Think Canelo Beats Him Easier Than He Did Billy Joe Saunders”

David Benavidez wasn’t entirely surprised that Canelo Alvarez defeated Billy Joe Saunders, but nevertheless, he was still impressed. The two faced off in a super middleweight unification bout this past weekend at AT&T Stadium in Dallas, Texas. In front of over 73,000 screaming fans, Saunders gave Alvarez a competitive bout...
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David Benavidez Has No Problem Waiting For Canelo Fight, Says Trainer

Jose Benavidez, father and trainer of two-time former super middleweight world champion, undefeated Mexican-American David Benavidez, explains that there is no issue with waiting for a crack at Mexican superstar Saul “Canelo” Alvarez, who holds the WBC, WBA world titles at 168-pounds. Last month, Benavidez returned to the ring to...
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Jermall Charlo On Possible David Benavidez Showdown: “He Gets Hit Too Much, I’m A Knock His Little Punk A*s Out”

If Jermall Charlo gets his hands on David Benavidez, he’s as confident as ever that the outcome won’t be a pretty one for the former super middleweight belt holder. Charlo, 30, has spent the past several months calling for a showdown between the pair. Despite campaigning one weight class lower, Charlo (31-0, 22 KOs) has offered to either face Benavidez (24-0, 21 KOs) at a catchweight or, simply move up completely to the 168-pound division.
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Ishe Smith feels the only person that can beat David Benavidez is Canelo

On March 13th, David Benavidez had little to no trouble disposing of Ronald Ellis. That fight secured his spot as the mandatory challenger to face Pound for Pound king Saul “Canelo” Alvarez. It’s a fight that Benavidez has wanted but at the same time so does everyone else in the division. Aside from wanting Canelo, Benavidez has called out Caleb Plant and Jermall Charlo.
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Photos: David Benavidez Breaks Down, Stops Ronald Ellis in Eleven

Former two-time world champion David Benavidez kept his perfect ring record intact with an 11th-round technical knockout victory against veteran Ronald Ellis in their WBC Super Middleweight Title Eliminator main event on Saturday night’s Showtime telecast, from Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., in a Premier Boxing Champions event. (photos by Amanda Westcott)
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David Benavidez wears down Ronald Ellis for round 11 TKO

David Benavidez vs. Ronald Ellis exceeded expectations, but Benavidez dominated the fight and broke down Ellis for the stoppage. David Benavidez was a heavy favorite going into his March 13 boxing bout with Ronald Ellis and showed why as he systematically beat up Ellis for a round 11 referee stoppage.
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David Benavidez Says He Did Well Against 'Grown Man' Ex-UFC Champ At Age 12

David Benavidez recalls his sparring sessions with former UFC champ Henry Cejudo. Benavidez said he was only a kid and Cejudo was already a grown man at the time. The two-time WBC super middleweight champion is looking forward to facing all the biggest names in the division. Two-time WBC super...
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Ronald Ellis: David Benavidez Never Hurt Me, I Wanted To Finish The Fight!

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Ronald Ellis was not happy with the referee's stoppage, in his TKO defeat at the hands of former two-time world champion David Benavidez. Benavidez kept his perfect ring record intact with an 11th-round technical knockout victory against veteran Ronald Ellis in their WBC super middleweight title eliminator on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn.