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In the unpredictable world of boxing, opinions from legends like Mike Tyson often steer the narrative. Recently, Tyson threw a curveball in an interview with ESNews. While everyone expected him to favor the much-discussed David Benavidez vs. Canelo Alvarez bout, Tyson had other plans. His choice for Benavidez’s next opponent veers off the beaten path, introducing an unexpected name into the mix.

This isn’t just any suggestion; coming from Tyson, it carries weight. Intriguingly, he opts for a lesser-known, yet formidable fighter, showcasing his deep insight into the sport. This choice isn’t just about skill; it’s a nod to raw talent and potential. Tyson’s words disrupt the status quo, hinting at a match that could redefine rankings.

The Tyson effect: Shifting the super middleweight landscape

In the heart of the conversation, Mike Tyson’s words resonated with an unexpected clarity. “I wanna see Benavidez fight David Morrell, the Cuban guy. He punches hard,” Tyson stated with conviction. His endorsement of Morrell, a rising star with a limited yet impressive record, was a clear deviation from the anticipated Benavidez-Canelo narrative. The interviewer, acknowledging Morrell’s prowess despite his brief career, added, “That guy has a few fights but he’s really good.” Tyson simply agreed, “Yeah.”

Interestingly, David Benavidez himself has shown interest in this match-up. His readiness to face Morrell, a less familiar name in the boxing world but a formidable opponent, aligns with Tyson’s perspective. This alignment between a legendary figure like Tyson and Benavidez underscores the significance of the proposed fight. It not only highlights Benavidez’s openness to challenging battles but also reflects a broader trend in boxing.

Benavidez’s bold vision: Eyeing Morrell and undisputed glory

David Benavidez, a formidable figure in the boxing world, recently shared his unflinching ambition with FightHype. He’s prepared for any scenario, stating, “If that fight doesn’t happen, I’ll fight David Morrell.” This readiness to take on Morrell, should his anticipated bout with Canelo Alvarez not materialize, highlights his adaptability and determination. More than just seeking another victory, Benavidez’s ultimate aspiration is to dominate the super middleweight class.

He passionately expressed, “My end goal is really to get all four belts at this weight class before I leave.” This statement is not just about winning fights; it’s about leaving a legacy. Benavidez’s commitment to not only securing titles but also achieving undisputed status in his weight class underscores his relentless pursuit of greatness in the boxing arena.

Benavidez’s aim to secure all four belts in his class speaks volumes about his ambition and dedication to the sport. As we anticipate these potential matchups, one can’t help but wonder about the future dynamics of this weight class.

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