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Chavez Sr: Canelo Alvarez Should Fight Austin Trout

By Miguel Rivera, notifight.com

Mexico's legendary Julio Cesar Chavez Sr. would like to see WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30KOs) step up and face WBA "regular" beltholder Austin Trout (26-0, 14KOs)  in a unification on May 4th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo was going to face Miguel Cotto in the first half of 2013, but Trout got in the way with a clear unanimous decision victory over Cotto on December 1 in New York.

Chavez is not impressed with Canelo's competition. If he beats Trout, then Chavez will be convinced that the young boxer is ready for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

"Look, Canelo is a strong young boy with a lot of qualities, but he definitely has not fought anybody. I believe he should fight with Austin Trout, who is coming off the victory over Miguel Cotto, in order to prove that he's ready to fight Mayweather," Chavez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by VaBoriKua2012 on 01-22-2013

[QUOTE=ElBossHogg™;12941016]chavez sr better watch out before canelo entice his ass to come out of retirement. Canelo is the real Can Man. Anybody CAN GET IT.[/QUOTE] Anybody can get it? Ghats a false statement because he won't fight austin

Comment by Ravens Fan on 01-22-2013

[QUOTE=MamaHuevo;12942524]Keep wishing homeboy the Niners are going to crush those birds.... First the Falcons now the Ravens. ITs going to go down. CK7 all the way!!!!:boxing:[/QUOTE] What, me worry? Nah, not at all!

Comment by MamaHuevo on 01-22-2013

[QUOTE=Ravens Fan;12940890]I cannot believe I am going to say this but I was actually defending Junior. As far as the Ravens are concerned. They beat Luck, Manning and Brady. So, I feel pretty comfortable with them going up against a…

Comment by Boxing Bob on 01-21-2013

[QUOTE=puga;12940008]when is golden boy going to stop pampering this kid ..they belive canelo is special but they're not willing to prove it...[/QUOTE] not willing to prove it = not believing it. Makes you wonder why Golden Boy Promotions will let…

Comment by ADP02 on 01-21-2013

Floyd fans were calling me a hater for saying a similar statement as Chavez Sr in that Canelo is young and still needs fights under his belt against some top ranked fighters before thinking about putting him in with Floyd.…

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