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Canelo, if He Wins, Would Eye Cotto-Martinez Winner

by Salvador Rodriguez

Former WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30KOs) has a lot riding this Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo will face dangerous Alfredo Angulo in the main event of a Showtime Pay-Per-View card.

If Canelo wins, Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer would like to match him against the winner of the June 7th fight between Miguel Cotto and WBC middleweight champion Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez.

Cotto was going to face Canelo last April, but the fight got derailed when Austin Trout upset Cotto in December 2012. Canelo fought Trout instead and win a close twelve round decision.

The fight was against proposed for this Saturday, but Cotto passed on a $10 million dollar offer to face Martinez.

"I think if Canelo beats Angulo, then we could be talking about a possible fight against Miguel Cotto or Sergio Martinez. We can not rule out Martinez [winning the fight], but if Cotto wins we will try to make that fight, a great pay-per-view between two of the best junior middleweights. We have to wait and see what happens," Schaefer said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by budfr on 03-08-2014

[QUOTE=BendOver;14304416]In 2004 or 2005 there's was an event in the miami arena and it was packed, Casamayor-seda, back in 2012 at the doubletree hotel they showcase Barthelemy and Socarras along with other Cubans and the place was packed too, so…

Comment by budfr on 03-08-2014

[QUOTE=Jalisciense909;14301914]Okay, you convinced me! Lara beats Mayweather and Canelo on the same night without breaking a sweat. Lara is a Demi-God! We should all worship him! The earth revolves around Lara! :lol1:[/QUOTE] Is he like a divinity ¿¿¿ How can…

Comment by budfr on 03-08-2014

[QUOTE=racostaa;14301315]You made a very good point. If the only reason is to get more revenues then you have a good explanation why not choose Lara. The problem is I believe the main reason is that he knows Lara will beat…

Comment by budfr on 03-08-2014

[QUOTE=ace_3000;14301194]If Canelo wins why won't he fight Lara, since both men would be ths last 2 men to defeat Angulo!!! Stop Ducking Lara![/QUOTE] Lara ¿¿ the fool that was knocked down twice by angulo but had a lucky accident¿¿¿ The…

Comment by budfr on 03-08-2014

Cotta was afraid of canelo. He lost to Trout and Canelo beat and drpped Trout. He preferred less money to fight Martinez because he thinks Martinez is still a bit injured from the one round beating he got from chavez.…

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