Wednesday, March 29, 2023

Who is John Ryder, Canelo’s rival for his return to Mexico in 2023?

Speculations are over. Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez returns to the ring in Mexico to expose the super middleweight championships of the WBO, WBC, WBA and IBF organizations, against a dangerous rival, the British John Ryder.

Six months after his last brawl, Cinnamon They will face an opponent who seems unknown, but who seeks to make a big splash on May 6.

John Ryder He is a 34-year-old British fighter, and which is nicknamed The Gorilla. He has a height of 1.75 meters and a reach of 1.83 meters.

He is originally from Islington, London in England. And he had his debut in 2010 in professional boxing.

ryder He has a professional record of 32 wins, with 18 knockouts and five losses to his credit.

Among the most renowned rivals on his record are Rocky Fielding, Callum Smith, Daniel Jacobs and Billy Joe Saunders. In his amateur career he had 30 wins in 35 fights.

He was the WBA interim super middleweight world champion in 2019. And he is currently the WBO interim 168-pound champion, after defeating Zack Parker in November 2022.

It is worth mentioning that it would be Canelo Álvarez’s eighth British rival in his career, after victories over Matthew Hattom Ryan Rhodes, Amir Khan, Liam Smith, Rocky Fielding, Callum Smith and Billy Joe Saunders.


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