Benavidez-Love isn’t even likely to be a competitive struggle or last long for that matter. Benavidez needs an competitor to collect his match after an extended 13-month layoff, and Love is a guy which will provide him a few rounds maybe when they is able to defy his likely early onslaught of heavy artillery.
Benavidez gave the 31-year-old Love menacing looks while he danced infront of him with his hands up in front of them. Boxing great Robert Duran, who had been standing behind the two fighters throughout off the face, got in to the act, dance along side Enjoy in front of an angry appearing Benavidez.
Benavidez, 2-2, weighed in at 167 pounds at the weigh-in. Love came in at 168 1/4 lbs. Both guys looked at tip top shape. Benavidez looked a great deal better with this particular struggle than he failed in his early struggle Ronald Gavril at September 20 17. Benavidez, who is enormous for its super-middleweight weight class, looked badly drained for its first struggle with Gavril, also had dark circles under both eyes. Benavidez looked a great deal better in their own rematch last year in February, a struggle by which Benavidez won easily with way of a 12 round unanimous selection.
This could be the first react for Benavidez from a yearlong layoff after testing positive for cocaine last year. After the lengthy run, Benavidez gets straight back into the ring, also will be looking to get quick work of this Detroit, Michigan native when they face one another at the co-feature bout on the Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia card Fox Sports PPV.
Love appeared as if he wasn’t even making touch with Benavidez if he had been dance infront of him throughout off the face. At one point, a disgusted looking Benavidez turned out to handle the crowd and also pose. However, while Love did actually inadvertently touch Benavidez together with his left hand whilst dance, Benavidez immediately turned and gave him an average look like he was ready to pounce on him. Love should be fighting at middleweight, maybe not super-middleweight. He doesn’t even contain the size or the punching ability to be fighting from the 168 pound division against dinosaurs such as Benavidez, Gilberto Ramirez, Jessie Hart, Callum Smith or Caleb Plant. If Love moved right down to middle weight, he may possibly have the ability to find some interesting fights in that weight category if it didn’t even take a great deal out of him cutting weight. Love may not like de-hydrating, but he still would be better off fighting at 160 than he is now being too small and feeble to take care of guys like Benavidez. As we watched in Love’s round knockout loss to Rogelio ‘Porky’ Medina at 2014, he’s just not a big enough puncher, also doesn’t even possess the punch resistance to shoot the shots from the potent super-middleweights in the division.
Benavidez says he would like to “put Love to sleep” on Saturday night, and also a create a statement. Benavidez wants to receive a good deal of attention within his struggle, therefore they will start building a fanbase. He’s been outside from the ring to get a calendar year, and he prevents him from being engaged in some huge conflicts on the way. Benavidez must have entered the World Boxing Super Series championship, because he might have fought the Kind of Callum Smith, George Groves, Chris Eubank Jr., Juergen Braehmer along with Rob Brant.