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De La Hoya: Canelo Wants Floyd Mayweather Jr. Next

By Ryan Burton

Alamodome, San Antonio, Texas-  Golden Boy President Oscar De La Hoya addressed the press shortly after Saul "Canelo" Alvarez's unanimous decision victory over Austin Trout. The former 6 division champion was asked what he thought about a possible unification fight between Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs), who holds the WBC and WBA junior middleweight titles and IBF champion Ishe Smith. De La Hoya said that fight is certainly possible down the road but that all of their focus is on a showdown against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26KOs). 

"Canelo wants all the titles. He wants to unify the titles. Ishe Smith just won a championship and he is in a hot division. There is no reason why he can't be in the mix for these fights but Canelo's focus right now is to make the biggest fights out there and that is Floyd Mayweather," De La Hoya stated.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LacedUp on 04-22-2013

[QUOTE=budfr;13277331]Castillo defeated Floyd. Marquez was way too small and and slow at that weight and Floyed was on his bike most of the time, never hurting Marquez. De la Hoya won!!! He was robbed, or at least a draw. Canelo…

Comment by opotemo on 04-22-2013

[QUOTE=junior gong;13278123]And more deaths. This isnt clever, its stupid and bases itself on the incorrect assumption that all fighters have an identical metabolism and can micromanage things like rehydration. Go and talk to some fighters or hang out with some…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 04-22-2013

[QUOTE=turnedup;13276408]How do I know when a fighter poses a legitimate threat to Floyd Mayweather? When his fans come out in flocks to bash and critique the other guy and play offense with a million reasons why Floyd would K.O. or…

Comment by mrjoeblive on 04-22-2013

[QUOTE=FrankieBruno;13276177]exactly[B] I remember people use to say hatton will get Floyd on the ropes and tko him via body shot[/B] then after Floyd beat hatton, they called Ricky a bum lmao[/QUOTE] im glad some one else remembered that crap. the…

Comment by Rockdrigokstro on 04-22-2013

[QUOTE=Starz20;13277404]You're a Floyd hater! Canelo is clearly 20-22 pounds heavier than Floyd on fight night, boxing skills Canelo would get destroyed by Floyd! Power Canelo is much stronger... Now if Canelo fought GGG, Kid Chocolate, Martinez, Lara, Ward, people who…

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