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De La Hoya Rejects Canelo-Chavez Without 156 Weight

By David "Los Gatos" Rosenberg

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya has rejected a possible super-fight between Mexican superstars Saul "Canelo" Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. - unless his promotional rival Top Rank agrees to a catch-weight of "156-pounds." De La Hoya, pressed with questions from reporters, stated he'll make the fight "only at 156."

Top Rank has interest in the fight, with a proposed catch-weight of 158-pounds. Chavez, the WBC middleweight champion, retained his title on Saturday night in Houston, Texas with a fifth round stoppage of Peter Manfredo. Alvarez returns on November 26th in Mexico, defending his WBC junior middleweight title against former champion Kermit Cintron.

There are serious doubts on whether or not Chavez can even make 158, but 156 seems impossible.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by megadeth on 11-20-2011

Let this be a lesson to Chavez. That's what happens when you look like a world beater in your last fight. If you want guys coming out of the woodwork (FLOYD) begging for a fight, you have to take a…

Comment by budfr on 11-20-2011

[QUOTE=JibbaJabber;11452230]the 2 bums.. smh neither one of them would beat Lara.. damn chavez why don't you fight the bum martinez.. at least he is in your weight class..[/QUOTE] You are an ignorant. Calling Alvarez, Chavez and Martinez bums. They have…

Comment by flint on 11-20-2011

arum wants to weight gain canelo. he know that everybody in the top 10 at 160 will kill chavez so arum is putting him in there with little fighters.

Comment by kiaba360 on 11-20-2011

Canelo should just go to 160 and take Jr's belt, **** all the politics, they just wanna weight-drain him, DLH is a ***** but he ain't THAT stupid lol

Comment by Check_hooks on 11-20-2011

Who cares what de la hoya thinks? He takes it up the ass for crying out loud.

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