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Ilia Topuria looks forward to a cross-over clash with boxing legend Canelo after UFC featherweight champion victory


Days after claiming his first UFC title, newly minted featherweight champion Ilia Topuria is already eyeing a potential showdown with one of the biggest names in professional boxing — Canelo Alvarez.

On Saturday, February 17, ‘El Matador’ shocked the world with a vicious second-round knockout of Alexander Volkanovski in the UFC 298 main event. Since then, Topuria has been living it up, receiving a hero’s welcome in his return to Spain and calling out some of the biggest names in combat sports. Topuria, speaking with Joe Rogan shortly after his title-winning show, called for a fight with Irish megastar Conor McGregor in the Octagon.

The trend at the a continued on Thursday. press event Topuria had expressed an interest in boxing against the multiple world champion.

Canelo alvarez has won four world championships in different weight classes, from light middleweight to light heavyweight. He has held world championships in four different weight classes from light middleweight to light heavyweight,…

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