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De La Hoya: I Beat Mayweather, Canelo Will KO Him

By Edward Chaykovsky

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya expects WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) to score a knockout victory over Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. And De La Hoya says Canelo should do it in eight rounds. De La Hoya fought Mayweather in 2007 and lost a very close twelve round split decision.

"You have the 2 biggest names in boxing facing each other. There will be fireworks. You will see a good fight, a solid fight  You have the guy with the torch and the guy who is going to get the torch...and everyone knows it," De La Hoya said.

"Mayweather got the decision but I feel that I beat him. Canelo is so calm and mature. Nothing gets to him. He is focused. I tell him to stay focused. And keep pumping your jab. That is the key. My world changed after I beat Chavez. Canelo is experiencing the glory and ahead of his time. If he doesn't knock Floyd out in less than eight rounds, I will be very surprised.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Buthopvlick on 08-28-2013

[QUOTE=Sweden2716;13692968]Canelo screw making 152 lbs come in at exactly 154 lbs and say to Floyd "I am going to do to you what you did to Marquez, except I will knock you out" It will surely mess up Floyd a…

Comment by Sweden2716 on 08-28-2013

Canelo screw making 152 lbs come in at exactly 154 lbs and say to Floyd "I am going to do to you what you did to Marquez, except I will knock you out" It will surely mess up Floyd a…

Comment by cameltoe on 08-28-2013

Oscar, take a look at this from 42:34- the exchange against the ropes It looks as though Oscar has got Floyd pinned to the ropes and is giving him a battering. However watch closely…

Comment by ddangerous on 08-28-2013

Golden Boy steady mining for more gold.

Comment by MIGGATYMAG on 08-28-2013

If this fight goes to the cards and it's a split decision Canelo will get the win. This will create more money in the rematch.

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