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Canelo - Schaefer Likes Angulo, Reynoso Eyes Molina

By Salvador Rodriguez

While Golden Boy Promotions is waiting for an answer from former three division world champion Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs), plans are already being made for a backup opponent for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's return on March 8th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Golden Boy CEO Richard Schaefer feels a fight between Canelo (42-1-1, 30KOs) and Alfredo Angulo (22-3, 18KOs) would be an action-packed fight due to the styles.

"If it won't be [Cotto], there is Sergey Rabchenko, Erisandy Lara, Carlos Molina and Alfredo Angulo waiting. From the point of view of a promoter, I can say that I would prefer to see Alfredo Angulo more than others from the point of view of his style. I think that Angulo would be a great fight, people do not like to see chess matches," Schaefer said.

However, Canelo's manager/trainer Eddy Reynoso does not view Angulo as the best option, because the boxer is coming off a TKO defeat to Erislandy Lara. He says Molina, who hold the IBF junior middleweight championship, is the best option.

"We want to go forward and Angulo is coming off a knockout loss. Lara is a better option, but the ideal oponent is the champion Molina. He has all of the merits and people saw him on pay-per-view in September, and that is something that we would be looking for," Reynoso said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BattleAxePurist on 12-15-2013

The businessman wants Angulo, the boxingman wants Molina. If Angulo comes with the same intensity he did against Lara , Canelo would have a very difficult time even if he wins he'd take some punishment. Molina is soft fisted doesn't…

Comment by Ringlife on 12-15-2013

Most likely it will be Molina. If its between Molina or Angulo I would go with Angulo but Molina has the belt.

Comment by starsjuicebar on 12-15-2013

Molina is very underrated, has a great chance of pulling off the upset.

Comment by El Matatan on 12-15-2013

They don't even mention Kirkland. They'll eventually have to fight Lara and Kirkland.

Comment by Cinci Champ on 12-14-2013

so what your saying is canelo is fighting someone he should of years ago?

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