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Canelo Would Love To Face Sergio Martinez on May 4

By Miguel Rivera

Mexico's Saul "Canelo" Alvarez has asked Golden Boy Promotions for a fight with Argentine boxer Sergio "Maravilla" Martinez. Canelo, the WBC's champion at junior middleweight, set the date of May 4 for his next fight. Martinez has the WBC's title at 160-pounds, but doesn't have a problem with moving down in weight.

There are three fighters on Canelo's list, with the two others being Miguel Cotto and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Canelo says that he asked Golden Boy's President, Oscar De La Hoya, to speak with Lou DiBella, the promoter of Martinez.

"We had a meeting with people of Golden Boy Promotions and we agreed that our next fight is on May 4. The first option is Maravilla Martinez," explained Canelo (41-0-1, 30 KOs).

The same night that Canelo destroyed Josesito Lopez, "Maravilla" (50-2-2, 28 KOs) reclaimed his title with a decision win over Canelo's countryman Julio Cesar Chavez Jr.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by WESS on 10-20-2012

[QUOTE=GRUSTLER;12619992]After 11 and a half rounds of effortlessly beating Chavez Jr up you forgot to mention. Sergio Martinez at that point hand was messed up and his knee and Chavez still couldn't get the job finished. Sorry man but not…

Comment by QballLobo on 10-19-2012

i say make it happen at @154, winner gets Floyd in the fall of 2013!!!

Comment by KRAFTSMAN on 10-19-2012

Seems Canelo has given up on Floyd.

Comment by kiaba360 on 10-19-2012

[QUOTE=PBP;12620179]Canelo is a big body puncher too. I don't think this is a good fight to take if your going to drain yourself. Martinez can make similar money schooling Chavez Jr.'s ass again at the weight he's comfortable at.[/QUOTE] Martinez…

Comment by -PBP- on 10-19-2012

[QUOTE=kiaba360;12620012]The only way I think Canelo wins is if Martinez is severely weight-drained.[/QUOTE] Canelo is a big body puncher too. I don't think this is a good fight to take if your going to drain yourself. Martinez can make similar…

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