Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Canelo Still Crossing Fingers For Miguel Cotto Clash

by Salvador Rodriguez

Former champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30KOs) is still hoping to land a shot at former three division beltholder Miguel Cotto (38-4, 31KOs). Golden Boy Promotions have offered Cotto a guarantee of $10 million dollars to face Canelo on March 8th, on Showtime Pay-Per-View, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

But Cotto is also entertaining an offer, although for less money, to take on WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez on June 7th at New York's Madison Square Garden. Right now it's not completely clear who Cotto will end up fighting.

"I think me and Cotto, both of us, I think we need each other. No one can say who needs who more. It would be an interesting fight for him, for me and the people," Canelo said. "I am 23, I have a long career and you have to move forward. The fight with [Mayweather] will serve me as a great experience when I come to win."

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

Both are compelling match ups... I'm leaning towards maravilla, would it be at mw cause he can possibly get the crown which would add to his legacy. I'm sure at this point legacy means a lil more than an extra…

Comment by Da Boxer on 12-15-2013

Canelo looking for an azz whipping! I'll love to see him fight Lara! He will duck him once again. Cotto should fight Canelo just to show him who's boss!

Comment by Capricorn1985 on 12-13-2013

Cotto vs Canelo..Mayweather vs Lara..Winners face each other and losers will face each other.

Comment by Da Boxer on 12-12-2013

[QUOTE=Beater_of_ass;14019781]Give me Cotto/Martinez it's two old school type fights, fighting for what feels like an old school match up of greats for a legit championship. A big move up in weight for Cotto, for a lineal title and the chance…

Comment by Beater_of_ass on 12-11-2013

Give me Cotto/Martinez it's two old school type fights, fighting for what feels like an old school match up of greats for a legit championship. A big move up in weight for Cotto, for a lineal title and the chance…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (77)
Top Headlines Malignaggi Breaks Down Why Brook-Spence Will Be Special Fight Photos: Hatton Pays Tribute To Victims of Manchester Tragedy Cotto: Marquez Has To Get Things Done or Keep His Mouth Shut! Johsua Return To Be Revealed in 3-4 Weeks, Likely Klitschko Oscar Valdez To Fight in Summer and Then The Fall, Says Arum Egis Kavaliauskas, Alex Saucedo - Both Eager For Bigger Things Photos: Orlando Salido vs. Aristides Perez - Final Press Conference James DeGale: Let's Make This Clear - Badou Jack is a P*ssy! Photos: Michael Conlan, Saucedo, Mike Alvarado - Official Weights WBA Turns Back on Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Fight N'Dam-Murata, Barthelemy-Relikh Rematches Ordered By WBA Kell Brook Predicts Thriller, Knockdowns By Him & Errol Spence De La Hoya to Boxing Fans: Don’t Support Mayweather-McGregor Adrien Broner-Mikey Garcia in Works for 7/29 at Barclays Center Brandon Rios Vows To Impress: I'll Be Better Than Ever IBF Reveals Silk Road Championship Tournament Miguel Cotto Says Golden Boy Pact May Extend Beyond 2017 Randy Caballero vs. Oscar Negrete - Golden Boy on ESPN, June 30 Photos: Kell Brook, Errol Spence - Face To Face at Final Presser Video: Kell Brook vs. Errol Spence - Final Press Conference Video: Brook vs. Spence - Chocolate Brownie vs. Man Down Porter Wants Rematch: Brook Can't Beat Me Twice, I'll Box Him Ruben Guerrero: Everyone Avoided Having Rematch With Robert Video: Kell Brook, Errol Spence - Face To Face at Final Presser Spence: This is My Era, Time to Unify the Welterweight Titles Roc Nation Boss: Team Ward Disgusted By Kovalev's Racist Remarks Groves: I Genuinely Believe I am a Better Fighter Than Chudinov Alex Saucedo Feels Career Boost With Abel Sanchez in Corner Mosley Asked To Get Vasectomy as Part of Divorce Agreement! Bundu: I Favor Thurman To Beat Spence - He's Faster, Hits Harder Brook: No Way Can Errol Spence Beat Me - I'm a Man Possessed! Amir Khan Slams Terrorists For Bombing, Twisting Muslim Faith Anselmo Moreno: A Postscript or A New Chapter Video: George Groves Very Pumped To Defeat Fedor Chudinov Video: Tony Bellew Talks Deontay Wilder, Brook-Spence, More Kevin Rivers Jr. Decisions Pucheta in Top Spot of Golden Boy Card Jeff Horn Smiles: Pacquiao Looks Terrible in Camp? That's Great! Sugar Ray: Mayweather-McGregor Will Sell, Not a Fight For Purists 50 Cent, Wilder Unite To Send Message To Mayweather, Joshua Photos: Michael Conlan, Saucedo, Mean Machine - Chicago Presser
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement