Advertisement
Advertisement

De La Hoya Sees Cotto, Kirkland For Canelo's Future

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.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) 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;14743976]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…

Comment by bigjavi973 on 07-10-2014

[QUOTE=Vicious.;14743899]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…

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…

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (23)
Top Headlines Luis Ortiz Stays Patient, Waiting For Opponent To Get Finalized Sulaiman Warns Canelo That He Can't Make Mistakes With Khan Ocampo Blasts Out Navarro In Five; Cayetano Wins Alberto Machado, Abner Cotto KO Winners In Puerto Rico Kelly Pavlik Charged, Facing 180 Days in Air Rifle Shooting Photos: Deontay Wilder, Shaquille O'Neal Go Face To Face Jhonny Gonzalez Says Abner Mares Ran From Rematch Golovkin's Coach Doubts Canelo Fight Will Happen in 2016 Nonito Donaire To Hold Camp in Las Vegas For Bedak Clash Floyd Mayweather Jr. Wins 'Fighter of The Year' With BWAA Krzysztof Glowacki Feeling The Pressure of Usyk Mandatory Matthysse-Herrera in Talks For Canelo vs. Khan Undercard Mayweather: I'm No Longer Pound For Pound, But I am TBE Yuniesky Gonzalez Set To Begin Training With Pedro Diaz Promoter Talks of Dublin Shooting Chaos at Regency Hotel Roach Roach, Teddy Atlas Discuss The Proper Time To Stop a Fight Evander Holyfield Backs Tyson Fury: He Has Helped Boxing Frampton Acknowledges It's Been Worth The Wait For Quigg Julian Williams Talks IBF Eliminator, Charlo, Canelo-Khan Broner-Theophane Tops Season Two Premiere of PBC on Spike TV Frank Warren: Rigondeaux, Tete Bring Class To Liverpool Card David Haye Says He Is Not Encouraging Bruno To Make Return Derry Mathews Motivated To Blast Terry Flanagan Out Cold Mayweather Confident Theophane Will Beat Adrien Broner Roach: I Think Kovalev Will Be Too Big, Strong For Andre Ward Deontay Wilder: I Want Alexander Povetkin as Soon as Possible Juergen Braehmer-Eduard Gutknecht Rematch on March 12th Video: Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Retirement, Not Being Tempted Randy Caballero, Frankie Gomez, Mosley Jr. Get Wins in Indio WBC To Name New Mandatory For Danny Garcia, With Khan Out Tomasz Adamek-Eric Molina on April 2nd in Krakow Dmitry Mikhaylenko Return Eyed For 4/29 in Sochi Canelo's Manager Rejects Talk of Khan Being 'Easy Fight' Top Rank Motivated To Continue Staging Events in China Daud Yordan Gets Technical Nod Over Yoshitaka Kato Amir Khan: When I Beat Canelo, Everyone is Going To Say 'Wow!' Thompson: They Can't Find a Bum For Luis Ortiz, I'd Expose Him! Julian Williams-Marcello Matano IBF Eliminator For Charlo Shot Boxeo Telemundo Season Premiere to Honor Decorated War Veteran Photos/Weights: Machado vs. Araiza, Cotto vs. Lopez, More
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement