Advertisement
Advertisement

Marcos Maidana Steps Up: I'll Fight Canelo Alvarez!

After attending Saturday’s night card at Staples Center in Los Angeles, Marcos Maidana wants the opportunity to fill the open spot by facing WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on September 15.

“It was a great card. Great wins from Lucas Matthysse and Josesito Lopez. Now it’s my turn and I want it to be against Canelo Alvarez. That’s the opponent I want,” Maidana said.

After Victor Ortiz's upset loss against Josesito Lopez, Maidana knows the window was left open for a worthy foe for Canelo and he wants to jump right at it.

“All I say is they are looking for a fight for Canelo and I want Canelo. I told that to Oscar de la Hoya in person last night. I know some might say that he’s too big for me and I say I like the challenge because Canelo likes to fight and so do I. Styles make fights and it would be a war. A war that I can win,” Maidana added.

“I feel like I need vindication from the loss against Devon Alexander. And vindication can only be achieved by getting great victories against great opponents. Regardless of the weight I know I can knock Canelo out. I like the toughest challenges,” Maidana added.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PACnPBFsuck on 06-25-2012

I'm good, lost at 140, got trashed at 147, wants to get mangled at 154, I'm good.

Comment by Rapid Counter on 06-25-2012

Big Maidana fan but I don't think its a smart idea unless he is just looking for the payday. His power didn't seem to go up with him at 147 and that is really all he has going for him.…

Comment by mannygati on 06-24-2012

am going to quit from watching boxing if this fight ever happens this guy had a hard time fighting at 147 i agree lara will give this chump a lesson lara lara lara

Comment by Roy Jones Jnr on 06-24-2012

Hell f*cking NO! lara Lara LAra LARa LARA LAAAAAAAAAAARAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA!!!!!!! Canelo Vs Lara. Make. It. Happen.

Comment by fladz on 06-24-2012

Probably going over old ground here but... no. Maidana's a beast at 140, looked bloated and slow at 147, I dread to think how bad he'd look at 154. It bugs me that some of you are rooting for it,…

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (55)
Top Headlines Despite Backlash, Luis Ortiz Envisions Brighter Future Williams on Brook Sparring: He's on Another Level To Golovkin! Jose Felix Pumped For Return, Hopes To Get Terry Flanagan Canelo, Conor McGregor Trade Words Over 'Cherry Picking' Claim Cuadras: Chocolatito Has an Appointment With a Knockout Photos: Christian Gonzalez, Edgar Valerio, Nava Open Workouts Photos: Danny Roman, LaRon Mitchell Ready For 'New Blood' Photos: Guerrero vs. Peralta, Angulo vs. Hernandez Face To Face Roberto Duran's 'No Mas' Trunks Hit The Auction Block Photos: Tishchenko Honored For Gold Medal By Vladimir Putin Fox Sports 1 Pleased With Latest Ratings Figure For PBC Show Guy Robb Vows To Control Pace and Outbox Miguel Marriaga Michael Conlan Has NO FEAR of AIBA's Threats of Action Jose Benavidez's Father Gives Details, Update on Son's Shooting Tomasz Adamek Ponders a Final Ring Return For 2017 Canelo: A Shame Mexicans Criticize Their Athletes So Much! Nietes vs. Sosa: Mark Magsayo To Face Garcia on The Undercard David Price, Anthony Ogogo To Feature on Braehmer-Cleverly Canelo Expects Liam Smith To Bring The Fight To Him Ricky Burns To Face Mandatory Kiryl Relikh On Return Jose Benavidez Jr. Shot in Arizona, Taken To The Hospital Bryant Perrella-Yordenis Ugas on September 27, PBC on FS1 Giovanni De Carolis-Tyron Zeuge Rematch on November 5th Golovkin's Coach: Ward Beats Everyone at 175 - Except Kovalev! Vargas is Open To Facing Crawford After Stunning Pacquiao Sam Maxwell Turns Over, Joins MGM: Will Debut In October Golovkin Warns Saunders: My Goal is The WBO Belt, I Want it Next Anthony Crolla: I'll Have Jorge Linares Rematch in Las Vegas Williams-Patterson, Eubank Jr-Langford Confirmed For October 22 In Cardiff Derry Mathews Confident: I'll Dig Deep With Luke Campbell! Upton Brothers Leave Ricky Hatton Over "Turbulent Private Life" Dillian Whyte, Dereck Chisora Could Collide in December Smith Backs Froch: Kovalev is Best Pound For Pound Fighter! Amir Khan Says Land For Boxing Academy is Now in Dispute Team USA: Olympic Postmortem De La Hoya on Canelo-GGG: We Can't Afford To Wait Beyond 2017 Chocolatito: Cuadras Talks A lot, But I'll Prove it in The Ring! Golovkin: No Big Fights at 168, I Make 160 Easy - I'm Not Big 160 Juanma: Business Opportunity Made Me Return, Not Vazquez Morrison, Golub, Baranchyk, Peterkin Head To 9/23 ShoBox
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement