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Alvarez-Hatton: "Weight" Being Stacked Against Matthew

By Mark Vester

According to veteran reporter  Jeff Powell of Daily Mail , moves are being made that are going to put Matthew Hatton at a bigger disadvantage in Saturday's fight with unbeaten Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. The fight is going to happen at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. 

The fight is contracted for a catch-weight of 150-pounds. When the contract was signed, there was no title at stake. Last week the WBC approved Alvarez-Hatton for their vacant 154-pound title. Powell was advised that the WBC is going to order both fighters to compete at the full division limit of 154-pounds. Hatton is a smaller welterweight who is moving up to take the fight.  

To make matters worse for Hatton, Powell was told that Golden Boy Promotions will move the weigh-in from mid-afternoon to noon, which is going to provide Alvarez with additional time to rehydrate.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by fastblack on 03-01-2011

I hope hatton beats the hell out of that waste albino mexican with the fake hype. and I don't even like the hattons. keep ugly rickie out of the arena and do the fans a favor. rickie has a face…

Comment by Motofan on 03-01-2011

[QUOTE=antrob;10174635]If their fighting for a 154 pound "title" then they should fight at the weight limit. There shouldn't be no BS pacquiao catch weight for this fight.[/QUOTE] True, but dont change it last minute. Looks like Alvarez cant make the…

Comment by antrob on 03-01-2011

If their fighting for a 154 pound "title" then they should fight at the weight limit. There shouldn't be no BS pacquiao catch weight for this fight.

Comment by Motofan on 03-01-2011

Wow. Total chicken**** move. Hatton is getting jobbed.

Comment by vxrandall on 03-01-2011

[QUOTE=bboy80;10172075]There is only about an inch between them I cant see it making to much difference anyway Alverez is going to win. I just hope Rhodes gets the fight after and takes him apart.[/QUOTE] jose and oscar will move heaven…

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