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Chavez Gives Canelo a Shot, But Picks Mayweather To Win

By Miguel Rivera

The media tour continues for the huge fall match between Floyd Mayweather (44-0, 26KOs) and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs), taking place at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on September 14th. Canelo's Mexican rival, former WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., gives the 22-year-old star a good shot to defeat Mayweather. Chavez would like to see Canelo achieve victory in September, but he feels Mayweather will get the win.

“It'll be a great fight, and there's a good chance for Canelo because he’s young, strong and he is in his prime, Mayweather is a great boxer but he’s also thirty seven years old. It's going to be a very interesting fight and I’d like very much for Canelo to win, because he’s Mexican. And... Mayweather hasn’t faced anyone like Canelo," Chavez said.

"Analyzing the fight the fight, I think Mayweather will win by decision. He fought a good fighter in [Austin] Trout and it was tough for him, a close fight, and I think Canelo won by one or two points so I think it will be a tough night against Mayweather. But I do think [Canelo] has a chance because he is young, strong, and expecially if he can connect with a good shot."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Tay Roc on 06-29-2013

red hair, don't care

Comment by budfr on 06-29-2013

[QUOTE=louisiaaron;13514037]since fighting DLH he has fought five fighters that were at the time on the top P4P list -hatton #8 P4Pand undefeated -marquez #2 P4P -mosley #3 P4P -ortiz not ranked -cotto #8 P4P and #1 JR MW -guerrero #10…

Comment by Bretty Poy32 on 06-29-2013

if only canelo has great stamina

Comment by budfr on 06-29-2013

[QUOTE=flint;13512521]chavez jr said that mayweather has never faced anybody like alvarez. he's high. mayweather has seen everything in boxing expecially alvarez's style his entire career. alvarez is the one that has never faced anybody like mayweather, because there's nobody like…

Comment by louisiaaron on 06-28-2013

[QUOTE=twosweethooks;13512936]IF JR had fought all comers , sought them out and whupped them in the ring, didn't duck nor cherry pick, didn't seek out little guys or wee little guys to embarrass them and "make himself look good", and especially…

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