Boxing News At Five | Oct 17 2019

Boxing News at Five: Canelo open to fighting UFC star, Chisora had a feeling Parker would pull out

Canelo Alvarez can see how a fight against Tyron Woodley makes business sense, and Dereck Chisora isn't buying Joseph Parker's pull-out excuse
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WHENEVER a fantasy matchup between a boxer and mixed martial artist is discussed it tends only to appeal to those directly involved.

It appeals to the boxer and the mixed martial artist, as well as the designated promoter of the fight, but carries far less appeal for anybody asked to eventually pay to watch it unfold.

In the case of former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and current world middleweight boxing champion Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, the same rules apply. It’s a fight being discussed, albeit in a casual manner, and it’s one nobody needs to see.