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Canelo Says Pacquiao Fight Talk is Just a Rumor

By "Mr. Boxing" Giancarlo Oquendo / @MRBOXING1

According to former world junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs), the articles which discuss a potential fight between him and Manny Pacquiao are nothing more than rumors. He says the rumors first began when Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya had a meeting with Bob Arum, the CEO of Top Rank, to make peace between their two companies.

Canelo prepares for a Showtime Pay-Per-View clash against WBA "regular" super welterweight champion Erislandy Lara on July 12 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

"These are nothing more than rumors, rumors [which began] because Oscar spoke to Arum to make peace but never discussed this fight. The media began to speculate [about that fight] but it was never discussed. Right now we have Lara but [if that fight comes along, Pacquiao is] clearly one of the best and you have to fight the best," stated Canelo.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Rampad on 05-10-2014

[QUOTE=jose.sooto;14535932]Are you a retard or something? The media brought the subject up to Canelo because Oscar started talking about this possible fight. AND Canelo dont need no damn manny pacquiao ,[B] he is about to become a bigger star[/B].[/QUOTE] LOL.…

Comment by G G G on 05-10-2014

How is it a rumor when Oscar was just talking about the fight and how he would love to make it happen on A Los Golpes this past Monday. :ugh:

Comment by Showtime.. on 05-10-2014

[QUOTE=BigAlexSand;14536429]Excuse me but when has pacquiao ever been an individual to have someone chase him... damn you stupid. Pacquiao main problem as a fighter is he can't fight moving back. Canelo is the type to slug it out and Pacquiao…

Comment by Showtime.. on 05-10-2014

[QUOTE=Check_hooks;14535945]Oscar is Canelo's promoter. Hes using the Pacquiao blueprint and its worked for every single one of Floyd's PPV fights Remember the "And yes, Manny Pacquiao! You're Next!" and he said the next day that hes never said that. That…

Comment by SugaROIDS on 05-10-2014

Easy Win for Pac, Canelo is just a Straight Forward Fighter and you will see how Lara put a School on Canelo

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