Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Canelo Ignores Chavez: Wants Floyd Mayweather Jr. Next

By Miguel Rivera

WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez refused to respond to his Mexican rival, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The two superstars are going to return this Saturday in separate events in Las Vegas. Chavez took a shot at Canelo in televised interview in Mexico. He says Canelo's weekend defense with Josesito Lopez is a circus act. Chavez will face Sergio Martinez, one of the top pound-for-pound fighters in the world.

Canelo is not even considering a possible fight with Chavez, but he does has a great desire to fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. next.

"I believe that he thinks and say things because he likes to talk. I believe that Julio is the last person who should be questioning me. I do not have anything against anyone. This is a sport. I prepare myself to fight whoever they place in front of me. If he wants to talk about me, it's his thing. He believes the sun will rise for everyone, but he's going to find out," Canelo said.

"For the time being, a fight with Julio is not in our sights. But if it happens one day - we are ready for that. The day that happens is when we are going to start discussing what would happen in such a fight. I'm a lot more interested in facing Mayweather. I would be the happiest man in the world if I received this fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bushbaby on 09-12-2012

[QUOTE=ArmandoRR;12502677]I am so very sorry, but Chavez Jr. is and has been involved with the Drug Cartels in Mexico. Therefore he is responsible for many deaths in Mexico. Also, he was stopped in LA for DWI or DUI. The guy…

Comment by ArmandoRR on 09-12-2012

I am so very sorry, but Chavez Jr. is and has been involved with the Drug Cartels in Mexico. Therefore he is responsible for many deaths in Mexico. Also, he was stopped in LA for DWI or DUI. The guy…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 09-12-2012

[QUOTE=Dyabolic;12499639]Not gonna lie, I give Floyd fans sht for their double standards but Canelo/Jr fans are not too far from them. They call each other sht when the truth is they are both cut from the same cloth. Well, at…

Comment by reeny on 09-12-2012

Canelo knows Julio is over rated he wants to fight the best. But I don't think he is ready for Floyd yet so is best bet is to beat chavez jr. ass first. cause he will win

Comment by Angry Cuban on 09-11-2012

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;12499252]WBC junior middleweight champion Saul Alvarez refused to respond to his Mexican rival, Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. The two superstars are going to return this Saturday in separate events in Las Vegas. Chavez took a shot at Canelo in televised…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (37)
Top Headlines Mayweather: I'm Partying at My Strip Club Every Day Through Fight Antonio Orozco vs. Roberto Ortiz Set For Linares-Campbell Card News: Briedis-Perez Tickets, Victory Boxing Update, Yard-Ford Bob Arum Eyes Michael Conlan ESPN Card in Ireland, in 2018 Mayweather Sr. on McGregor, Malignaggi: Neither One Can Fight! White: Floyd Wouldn't Even Discuss 8-Ounce Gloves in Negotiations Mayweather: I'm Taking Bigger Risk Than McGregor; Legacy on Line Nicholas Walters Cancels His Return Due To Illness, Eyes Fall Bout Shakur Stevenson: I Plan on Taking Over The Sport of Boxing Paddy Barnes To Return On October 6 In Scotland Whyte: We Are Trying To Make Noise To Get The Wilder Fight White: Malignaggi Had To Leave, He Got His Ass Whooped Bad! Billy Dib vs. Guillaume Frenois Eliminator For Gervonta Davis Terence Crawford-Julius Indongo: Risk All Around Mayweather: McGregor 'Extremely Dirty' Even With Cortez in Camp McGregor: I'm Confident I'll Walk Through Mayweather's Shots Arum Aims To Finalize Pacquiao-Horn Rematch Soon, at Suncorp Beterbiev-Koelling, Magdaleno-Juarez To Land at Cosmo in Vegas Video: Bryant Jennings Talks Joseph Parker, Future Plans Video: Julius Indongo Ready For Terence Crawford Showdown Video: Dillian Whyte Talks Wilder, Parker, American Debut Frampton vs. Gutierrez Will Not Be Rescheduled, Now Cancelled Mayweather Assesses What He Saw in McGregor-Malignaggi Sparring Mike Gavronski vs. Bryan Vera Set For September 9 Espinoza on Why SHO Rejected McGregor-Malignaggi Footage Alex Saucedo vs. Gustavo Vittori on Top Rank's Sept. 22 Card Bob Arum Talks Vasyl Lomachenko vs. Guillermo Rigondeaux News: Andre Ward Update, Cornflake LaManna, Lucien Reid, More David Benavidez vs. Ronald Gavril Lands on Showtime, Sept. 8 Photos: Alberto Machado, Carlos Morales - Ready For War Photos: Crawford, Indongo - Face To Face at Final Presser Anthony Joshua: No Problem Fighting Luis Ortiz, But Pulev is Next Floyd Mayweather With New Venture, Starts Gym Franchise McGregor 'Very Pleased' With NSAC Picks for Referee, Judges Shawn Porter Withdraws From Thomas Dulorme Clash Skoglund Sparring With Kessler, Ready To Shock Callum Smith Kopylenko vs. Scott Set For September 15 in Rosemont Tyron Zeuge vs. Isaac Ekpo Ordered To Purse Bid on August 28 Roach Says He'll Pick Sparring Partners for Pacquiao This Time Indongo Does Not Rule Out Lipinets Mandatory Showdown
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement