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Floyd Mayweather: I Think Canelo Should Fight Molina

By Rick Reeno

WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. believes newly crowned IBF junior middleweight champion Carlos Molina is the perfect comeback fight for Mexican star Saul "Canelo" Alvarez. Both Molina (22-5-2, 6KOs) and Canelo (42-1-1, 30KOs) were in action on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Molina captured the IBF belt with a twelve round decision win over Ishe Smith, who Mayweather manages. In the main event, Canelo lost a majority twelve round decision to Mayweather.

"I think he should fight Molina. I think that's a good fight for him, to get back his confidence," Mayweather said. "Canelo does everything right, he is the future, and he's going to be a champion again in no time."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ThatDude44 on 09-16-2013

[QUOTE=Ratchet;13748767]I believe Cotto is just doing fight-by-fight, actually. But, unless Alvarez lifts the strap off Molina, I see no reason for him and Cotto to fight. No belts will be on the line. It'd simply be...a fight. I'm not against…

Comment by hurricanelu on 09-16-2013

[QUOTE=racostaa;13751156]Excuses because everybody knows the finest Cubans are better than those builded by Arun or Golden Boy. Canelo is a good boxer, but a normal one. Nothing exceptional. Why not Lara? Lara won Molina, why not him against Canelo?. The…

Comment by trufightfanatic on 09-16-2013

Carlos Molina is a sloppy fighter and I would not call what him and Ish Smith did on Saturday night action. Ishe afted as if he had something better to do that night and Molina fought like an amuteur.

Comment by 2120 on 09-16-2013

[QUOTE=Emon723;13753029]Canelo-Lara, Cotto-Molina, two fights I wanna see in 2014,[/QUOTE] i agree lara and molina are tough fights for canelo. real boxing fans know this. canelo is famous but he hasnt proven himself to be elite/special were he would be guaranteed…

Comment by nycsmooth on 09-16-2013

I want vs Lara, mayb, or, & he'll move up, is Thurman...Alvarez will avoid him like death, he doesn't want a ko loss on his record...

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