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 Last update:  7/10/2014       Read more by Salvador Rodriguez         
   
De La Hoya Sees Cotto, Kirkland For Canelo's Future
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By Salvador Rodriguez

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya is looking at some very big options for Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (43-1-1, 31KOs) - if the Mexican superstar defeats WBA 'regular' junior middleweight champion Erislandy Lara (19-1-2, 12KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Canelo is already booked to return in the fall. A fight with Miguel Cotto, returning in December, is unlikely, but James Kirkland (32-1, 28KOs) could be a possibility, says De La Hoya.

"There are different possibilities. A fight that everyone would like to see is against Miguel Cotto, if not this year then next year [that fight] will be ideal, but there are guys like Kirkland who is dangerous. [If Canelo wins on] Saturday, then we'll sit with Chepo [Reynoso], his team and discuss the future," said Oscar.

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comment by VG_Addict, on 07-10-2014
Canelo would knock Kirkland out. Kirkland has no defense, is chinny, and is a slow starter. He took a lot of shots from Tapia in the first round of their fight. Canelo would end things in the first round.

comment by Jloro, on 07-10-2014
Both fights would be pretty badass regardless of how bad Lara wrecks him ;)

comment by rotorglow, on 07-10-2014
[QUOTE=bigjavi973]hahahahaha thats funny, funny that i guess you never saw canelo fight cottos fat older brother. Canelo doesnt have a chin, why you think he hasnt fought kirkland yet? And i dont wanna hear about the injury cuz kirkland has been back for about 2 years and change and nothing from ...

comment by bigjavi973, on 07-10-2014
[QUOTE=Vicious.]If ( and that's a big if) canelo beats lara then those fights would be hyped up. I can see canelo outboxing kirkland like Molina (minus all the clinching ) if that happens I see canelo having enough experience to son Miguel "cripple killer" cotto[/QUOTE] hahahahaha thats funny...

comment by Vicious., on 07-10-2014
If ( and that's a big if) canelo beats lara then those fights would be hyped up. I can see canelo outboxing kirkland like Molina (minus all the clinching ) if that happens I see canelo having enough experience to son Miguel "cripple killer" cotto

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