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Canelo Alvarez EXCLUSIVE – Amir Khan is dangerous for me

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Mexican hero Canelo Alvarez talks to James Slater ahead of his May 7 megafight with Amir Khan who, Canelo insists, will be a tough challenge

JAMES SLATER chats to Canelo Alvarez in this week’s special Scott Quigg v Carl Frampton issue of Boxing News magazine. This is out now on our app and the print version is in stores on Thursday (February 25). Here is an excerpt.

I do think Amir Khan is a dangerous fighter for me. He was a silver medallist at the [2004] Olympics and he is known for his fast hands and for his defensive style. But I know that his style and my style will match up well for an exciting fight on May 7. He has fast hands and also good, fast footwork. As we know, the boxers with that kind of style have been very successful in the sport over the years.

READ THE FULL, EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW – INCLUDING CANELO’S VIEWS ON THE 155LB CATCHWEIGHT LIMIT – AND MUCH MORE IN OUR QUIGG-FRAMPTON SPECIAL ISSUE. DOWNLOAD THE LATEST EDITION OF BOXING NEWS MAGAZINE HERE NOW OR BUY THE PRINT EDITION FROM STORES ON THURSDAY (February 25).

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