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 Last update:  5/11/2013       Read more by Miguel Rivera         
   
Canelo's Trainer: Mayweather Wants a Lower Weight
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By Miguel Rivera

According to Jose "Chepo" Reynoso, trainer of WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (44-0-1, 30KOs), there is a weight issue that has to be worked out in order to fight WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) on September 14 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Chepo claims that Mayweather wants the fight to take place at the welterweight limit of 147-pounds. Canelo wants to fight at the junior middleweight limit. Chepo says there is "0" chance of the bout take place at 147. They did propose the idea of having a catch-weight, which Mayweather rejected.

"Floyd wants every advantage on his side. Among one of the things that is often being stressed is that he wants Canelo at a lower weight. Why would I make my boy sacrifice so much? We proposed an intermediate weight for things to be level for both [fighters], but he refused. Yes we want to fight, but that does not mean [Mayweather] will get everything [he wants]," Chepo said to Erika Montoya.

The weight was an obvious concern when this fight was first discussed. Mayweather walks around close to the welterweight limit, while Canelo weighs over 170-pounds on the night of his fights. Mayweather hold the WBA's "super title" at 154, but he defeated Miguel Cotto, a small junior welterweight, to capture that title.

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



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comment by The Raw Dog, on 05-29-2013
[QUOTE=El Angel]No hate, but it's at 152 FYI.[/QUOTE] For all the belts, so Floyd will be lineal at 154 when he wins.

comment by El Angel, on 05-29-2013
[QUOTE=The Raw Dog]Don't hate after September 14th, mutha****as.[/QUOTE] No hate, but it's at 152 FYI.

comment by The Raw Dog, on 05-29-2013
Don't hate after September 14th, mutha****as. [QUOTE=The Raw Dog]Yawn... Ill make sure to bookmark this thread and bump after Floyd whoops Sal's ass at 154 and becomes lineal champ in his 4th weight class.[/QUOTE]

comment by hugh grant, on 05-16-2013
People keep telling floyd is scared and Floyd dont want to prove to people they are wrong thats not a good sign. Money has made Floyd soft. Not that he has ever taken any risks in boxing. Its always short term gain ie win the fight, rather than long term gain ie legacy.

comment by techliam, on 05-16-2013
[QUOTE=ADP02]So now this claim has been confirmed by Floyd's team .... ... time to make up another excuse guys! ....................... READY, SET ............ GO![/QUOTE] Seriously don't bother with those guys. Their arguments are ALWAYS trying to disprove anything negative regarding Floyd...

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