Canelo's Brother Says Floyd Mayweather Displayed Fear

By Jose Luis Camarillo,

On Tuesday in Los Angeles, the first face to face took place between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs), as the two fighters were shooting promos for their upcoming fight on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The match takes place at a catch-weight of 152-pounds for Canelo's WBC/WBC/Ring junior middleweight titles.

Junior welterweight contender Ricardo Alvarez, the older brother of Canelo, said "Mayweather, you could see the fear on his face." Ricardo felt Mayweather was intimidated, a bit on edge and not his usual self as was seen in past face-off situations.

Ricardo also noted that his brother will spend a few weeks training in Big Bear and will stay in a house owned by Shane Mosley, who Canelo decisioned last May in Las Vegas.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 06-20-2013

Doubtful. Mayweather has been doing this for a long time. I doubt he's scared of much of anything in the ring. He has to have some anxiety though about losing, if he ever does... that moment. Because people would go…

Comment by hitking on 06-20-2013

If I'm Team Canelo, I'm spending as much time as possible in the ears of DLH and Schaefer trying to get them to kiss and make up with Top Rank. Because after this fight, Canelo needs a Pacquaio fight to…

Comment by Rome-By-Ko on 06-20-2013

I heard it all before..

Comment by Prince Mongo on 06-20-2013

Mayweather never displays massive confidence/over confidence in the build up to fight. Hatton looked way more confident of victory in the press conferences but in the ring Mayweather displays way more confidence than outside of it. That is his makeup.

Comment by boxingfan4life on 06-20-2013

[QUOTE=Carpe Diem;13486043]Learn the difference between height and size. They're the same height, but not the same size. Floyd is already in fighting shape. He won't look any bigger on fight night. Canelo is in fighting shape, but you will see…

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