Andrade demands fight with Alvarez, shot down by Canelo

Sensing an opportunity, WBO middleweight champion Demetrius Andrade interrupted Canelo Alvarez’s post-fight press conference after his win over Billy Joe Saunders to demand a fight but was given short shrift by the Mexican star.

Sitting on the dais, Canelo gave a firm response to the animated Andrade, who has long petitioned for a bout against the Mexican with limited interest from the fighter and boxing fans alike. 

“You are a champion, but you’ve fought with nobody. You won the belt [against] nobody. Get the fuck out of here,” said Canelo in English. 

“You’ve fought nobody. Get the fuck out or I’m going to throw you out, motherfucker. You’re never going to get the fight, man. You’re a horrible fighter.”

“I’ll see you outside,” responded Andrade.

“Yeah, yeah, yeah,” laughed Canelo before the press conference moved on to other, more pressing topics.

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