Veteran promoter Sampson Lewkowicz is well known for spotting top talent in the sport.
Lewkowicz believes that undefeated WBA 'regular' super middleweight champion David Morell Jr. is more than capable, at this moment, of beating Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who is currently the undisputed world champion at 168-pounds.
Lewkowicz promotes former two-time super middleweight champion David Benavidez, who is slated to face another former champion, Caleb Plant, in the month of March. The bout will have the interim-WBC title at stake.
The second biggest fight at the weight, says Lewkowicz, is a clash between Morrell and Benavidez.
“That is a tougher fight than Plant, tougher than Canelo. [Morrell] is a great boxer. Big, strong, young. That's what it takes in boxing. The problem is that Morell is not as well known as Canelo, but I am convinced that Morell also beats Canelo," Lewkowicz told the Vikingo and Ebro Podcast.
“The transition from amateur to professional was very easy for [Morrell]. That is what others, especially the Russians, lack. He has a heart of iron and is very smart in his boxing. That is why he is the most difficult fight for anyone, including Benavidez. A fight against Plant would be 60 to 40 in favor of Benavidez. With Morell, I honestly see it as a 50-50 [fight]. Canelo is an underdog against Benavidez. On the other hand, there is no favorite against Morell. I have so much respect for him, because I have seen almost all of his fights. Morell is a tiger.
"There is a common agreement that if Canelo decides to vacate the  titles, this fight [between Benavidez and Morrell] would happen and it would be a pay-per-view, after the Plant fight. I would say this fight would happen in September."
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