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Gomez Says Canelo is Facing Floyd Mayweather Too Soon

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

Mexican promoter Pepe Gomez of Cancun Boxing recently discussed the fall clash between Floyd Mayweather (44-0, 26KOs) and WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs). The big fight is going to happen on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Gomez says Canelo, 22-years-old, is facing Mayweather too soon, but also calls it the opportunity of a lifetime.

"This is a fight that you can not refuse. Obviously everyone is betting on Mayweather, who will be the logical choice. Saul has great qualities, but I think that it is too soon to face Mayweather. Not for nothing, Mayweather is the best fighter in the world. Anyway, a fight like this can not be rejected. It should be taken at all costs. This is an opportunity like few others, besides the great purse that Canelo will get. It is the opportunity for 'Canelo' to wow the world with a victory. Now, if he loses, he will lose to the best in the world, and his reputation will remain intact. He is 22 years old and he can continue to move forward and accomplish many great things," Gomez said

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by BendOver on 06-22-2013

[QUOTE=jbpanama;13492665]And Trout is a [COLOR="Red"]FEATHER FISTED [/COLOR]of a Fighter.... This is why El FRAUDSTER, is only a 2/1 Favorite!!![/QUOTE] And ginger barely won, well we all know if you are been promoted by GB and backed by Sulaiman and the…

Comment by jbpanama on 06-22-2013

[QUOTE=PBP;13492586]I don't look at age, I look at professional experience and Canelo has over 40 pro fights and proved he belongs by defeating Austin Trout.[/QUOTE] And Trout is a hell of a Fighter.... This is why El FRAUDSTER, is only…

Comment by jbpanama on 06-22-2013

[QUOTE=BTTAG145;13492593]A couple years from now Floyd will be like 40 yrs old for real. There is no glory in beating a grandpa version of Mayweather. He's on the decline already so Canelo has to beat him now to claim the…

Comment by jbpanama on 06-22-2013

[QUOTE=Big Dunn;13492592]Excellent post. He makes over 10 mil, gets invaluable exsposure and experience, and the worst that happens is he gets a loss on his record to the greatest fighter in the world. How is there any downside for canelo…

Comment by jbpanama on 06-22-2013

[QUOTE=Public_Enemy;13492236]It would either be viewed as too early for Canelo now or too late for Floyd if the fight came later. I think this is great timing. Canelo is coming off of his best win and he's still able to…

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