Canelo Alvarez has scrapped his plans to battle in September after talks with Caleb Plant collapsed.
Mexico’s pound-for-pound king has run by the super-middleweight division like a steam practice since returning to 168lbs in December.
Canelo dominated Callum Smith to take his WBA title and win the vacant WBC.
He then battered overmatched obligatory Avni Yildirim in February and stopped Billy Joe Saunders by breaking his eye socket in Might.
With the Saunders win, Canelo grew to become a three-belt WBA, WBC and WBO champion, needing simply the IBF to be absolutely undisputed.
Step ahead present champion Caleb Plant.
Talks have been progressing nicely with a deal shut for the bout, just for discussions to hit a late snag over requests from the Mexican which Plant’s representatives didn’t discover acceptable.
With Plant out of the image, Canelo moved on to talks with WBA light-heavyweight champion Dmitry Bivol and, once more, a deal was shut.
Nevertheless, he has now determined to push his date again to November and so talks with Plant have been reignited as they search an answer to their deadlock.
Resulting from his free agent standing, the 31-year-old has been capable of compete on whichever community he chooses since his launch from Golden Boy final 12 months.
Canelo has labored with Eddie Hearn on DAZN for the Smith, Yildirim and Saunders fights.
It’s possible he’ll leap over and work with Al Haymon’s PBC on FOX PPV to face Plant.
Elsewhere, Vasyl Lomachenko is planning his subsequent battle.
Loma was unexpectedly dethroned by Teofimo Lopez final October and returned to the ring in June by beating Masayoshi Nakatani.
He’d hoped for a rematch on the finish of this 12 months, however Lopez caught COVID and so has needed to push again his obligatory defence in opposition to George Kambosos Jr.
In line with ESPN, Loma is now in ‘superior talks’ for a battle with Richard Commey on Dec 11.
Victory would possible arrange the Lopez rematch for spring 2022.