David Benavidez claims Canelo Alvarez is ‘running out of excuses’ and slams fight demand

David Benavidez has ripped into Canelo Alvarez’s demand of $200 million to accept their grudge fight.

Alvarez recently defeated Jaime Munguia in a dominant display, which once again stirred up calls for him to fight long-term rival Benavidez.


Benavidez watched on as Canelo dropped and defeated MunguiaCredit: Esther Lin/PBC

The undefeated challenger has issued regular call-outs to the undisputed 168lbs champion, but ‘Canelo’ has yet to budge and entertain fight talks.

When assessing if the fight could happen after the pound-for-pound superstar’s latest victory, Benavidez insisted the demand is just simply too much.

He told 210 Boxing TV: “Nobody’s going to give $200 million for that.

“If somebody can come up to $200 million we make a go fund account maybe we’ll get it, but as of right now, nobody’s giving $200 million for that fight.

“I think he’s getting put into a corner now where he’s running out of excuses.

“He said the only thing I bring is 25 extra pounds and I’m not…

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