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 Last update:  1/7/2012       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Canelo is Ready For Mayweather, Meeting With Golden Boy
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By Miguel Rivera

It's been well reported that Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s jail sentence is being pushed back to June 1. The boxer was initially going to start serving a 90-day sentence for a domestic abuse charge on January 6th. Mayweather plans to move forward with a planned fight on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. There are two leading canididates, Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero and WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

Mayweather is expected to announce his opponent next week. Alvarez's coach and manager, Edison Reynoso, makes it known that his boxer is ready to drop down to 150-pounds to fight Mayweather on Cinco De Mayo weekend. Alvarez and his team are scheduled to meet with Golden Boy Promotions next week to discuss a possible Mayweather fight.

"We are ready to get down to 150 pounds and make the fight. The people at Golden Boy will speak to to us next week when we travel to Los Angeles for a meeting. It is certainly a dangerous fight, but we can not miss the opportunity to face the best fighter in the world. So we'll consider the offer and if it suits us - we will take the fight," Reynoso told Sal Rodriguez.

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



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comment by Leohappy, on 01-08-2012
[QUOTE=kiaba360]I hope it's not at 150 tbh, i'm still convinced that Floyd can make 154 easily unlike most people. Floyd already got all the advantages, at least let Canelo have the weight class advantage. Go up to 154 and take his belt, Floyd.[/QUOTE] canelo is a full fledged 154 pounder. i do...

comment by Punching Diva, on 01-08-2012
[QUOTE=Hayehammer]I would like the guererro vs floyd fight! but it cant be good for guererro to jump weight class all up to 147 and hasnt even fought above 135 pounds yet! And he is coming back after an injury! Too soon for him i would think! For canelo also but atleast he is a big guy and hasn...

comment by xcaret v4, on 01-08-2012
pathetic fight... mayweather is the biggest bi*** in boxing..

comment by turbotime, on 01-08-2012
[QUOTE=thoughtsss]Canelo ran into trouble with Jose Cotto and Cintron, Floyd will wipe the floor with Canelo. This might be Floyd's easiest fight ever.[/QUOTE] Wait...what? This is a good fight. Props to Alvarez for wanting to step it up. You can only fight cans and C fighters for so long. ...

comment by kiaba360, on 01-08-2012
I hope it's not at 150 tbh, i'm still convinced that Floyd can make 154 easily unlike most people. Floyd already got all the advantages, at least let Canelo have the weight class advantage. Go up to 154 and take his belt, Floyd.

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