WBC schedules Canelo vs Yildirim purse bid for September 21st

The World Boxing Council has scheduled a purse bid between Saul Alvarez and Avni Yildirim to take place on September 21.

WBC ordered the pair to fight for the vacant super-middleweight belt. WBC President Mauricio Sulaiman announced the news just days after Canelo filed a lawsuit against Golden Boy Promotions and DAZN.

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Reportedly Alvarez himself asked the WBC to fight the Turk for the vacant belt. The Mexican is a “Franchise Champion” which grants him the right to fight anyone he wants to.

Yildirim (21-2) has been contractually owed a shot at the belt since his February 2019 title bout with Anthony Dirrell ended due to a headbutt; repeated attempts to book him against David Benavidez fell through, in one instance due to a failed drug test on the Turk’s part.

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