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 Last update:  5/28/2013       Read more by Hilmar Rojas         
   
Canelo: I'll Fight Mayweather, But Only at 154-Pounds
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by Hilmar Rojas

During Tuesday's visit to Panama, WBA/WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) discussed his upcoming plans. Canelo was in Panama to meet with the WBA, as the sanctioning body officially presented him with the world title that he captured last month in his unification bout with Austin Trout. Golden Boy Promotions has been trying to finalize a deal for Canelo to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Mayweather is the WBC's champion at 147, but he is also the WBA's "super" champion at 154, which makes Canelo his mandatory challenger.

Canelo said: "I am willing to fight with him, but I won't walk away from my division...it would have to be at my weight."

Regarding the issue of two WBA champions at 154-pounds, WBA Vice President Gilberto Mendoza stated: "We still do not know what is going to happen. It will be the decision of the championships committee, and at this time the case is under review. We do not know if we are going to order a mandatory fight with the two champions immediately, or if we are going to wait... this is something that we have to [decide on]."

Tags: Floyd Mayweather Jr. , Saul Alvarez , Mayweather-Canelo , Mayweather vs Canelo


 

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comment by The Tase, on 09-13-2013
revisionist history exposed.

comment by Ragnarok, on 09-13-2013
Canelo never wanted the catch weight, Ellerbe wasn't being honest about that.

comment by Curtiz, on 05-30-2013
facts At age 22 , 2 pounds is NOT a lot of weight to shed. Canelo has said they will both be comfortable. Canelo will still have a huge 12lb+ advantage . If Canelo has stamina issues , he had them previously so STFU. This is NOT the same as Cotto vs Manny, Cotto came in at 145 and ...

comment by Berry Picker, on 05-30-2013
[QUOTE=Capaedia]The only thing i like about the catchweight is that Canelo got put in his place when it comes to leverage. Otherwise, its very irritating. At the very least it shouldnt be a title fight. I think Floyds ego is to blame. Again. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Andr...

comment by Capaedia, on 05-30-2013
The only thing i like about the catchweight is that Canelo got put in his place when it comes to leverage. Otherwise, its very irritating. At the very least it shouldnt be a title fight. I think Floyds ego is to blame. Again. Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android

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