Canelo Needs Hand Surgery Before Seeking Bivol Revenge Bout

Saul “Canelo” Alvarez said he will need surgery on his left hand before seeking a possible rematch with Dmitry Bivol after handing bitter rival Gennadiy Golovkin a second defeat to complete their trilogy of fights in Las Vegas on Saturday.

Bivol inflicted the second of only two losses on Alvarez’s 62-fight resume when the pair clashed in May. The Russian will take on Gilberto Ramirez in a light heavyweight title fight in Abu Dhabi on November 5.

While Alvarez is keen to step up a weight class to take on Bivol again, the undisputed super middleweight champion wants to ensure he has recovered fully from his encounter with Golovkin before finalizing a second fight with the 31-year…

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