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David Benavidez cannot get 'over aggressive' against Canelo Alvarez claims Junior Younan

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Light heavyweight prospect Junior Younan has a keen eye on a light-heavyweight division that is thriving at this current moment in time. 

With Canelo Alvarez now looking to become a two-time champion at 175lbs, it has become a must-watch weight class for boxing fans despite the Mexican's loss to WBA (super) champion Dmitry Bivol at the start of May. 

However, some would like to see the undisputed champion at super middleweight face David Benavidez, who has been constantly linked with a fight against one of the world's best pound-for-pound fighters. This is a contest which excites Younan. 

"It’s a good fight, it’s a very good fight," Younan told The DAZN Boxing Show.

"First and foremost, I’m a boxing fan. I love the sport, so that right there, it doesn’t get any better than that."

When it came to breaking down the fight itself, Younan believes Benavidez has the tools to beat Canelo but pointed out that the American will need to be smart throughout. 

"I do think that the activity level would probably get to Canelo a bit, but I think Benavidez has to be a little more meticulous with what he does because if he gets over aggressive, Canelo might be able to slip something in there.

"We’ve never seen Benavidez on his back foot either for a whole fight. I think Canelo might be able to put him on his back foot.

"I can’t pick a winner."

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