Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Marquez: Nobody Beats Mayweather Now, Not Canelo

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

Four division world champion Juan Manuel Marquez agrees with a recent BoxingScene.com article, where Brandon Rios gave the opinion that no fighter between 140 to 154 is capable of beating Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) at the moment. Golden Boy Promotions is trying to make a fight between Mayweather and WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs). Marquez thinks Canelo could be a force to win in the future but doesn't give him much of a chance at the moment.

"There is a lot of discussion about an encounter between Mayweather and Canelo Alvarez. On this subject I can say two things: one, that 'Canelo' will always win by fighting Floyd, regardless of the outcome. If he loses to Mayweather, he really loses nothing because he would lose to the best fighter in the world and he would learn a lot. The other thing I can say is that if they announce the fight between them for September, I think it's too soon. I believe that Saul needs more [experience] for a fight like that, to meet someone like that. What happens is up to them, but if that is a fight that the fans want, then nobody can deny what the public is asking for. At the moment, in my personal opinion, I think nobody can beat him," Marquez said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Ray* on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=deanrw;13364098]I don't think Canelo stands a chance against Floyd. In fact I cannot think of an opponent in the welterweight or jr. middleweight class who I can get excited about facing Floyd. Very few give any him problems, except that…

Comment by JohnDough on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=TheMexicutioner;13359728]From a lucky punch. Pac was dominating the fight until then.[/QUOTE] I shouldn't dignify this, but...Marquez landed that same lucky punch two rounds before he KO'd Pac. If you go back and watch Marquez spends a lot of time trying…

Comment by deanrw on 05-13-2013

I don't think Canelo stands a chance against Floyd. In fact I cannot think of an opponent in the welterweight or jr. middleweight class who I can get excited about facing Floyd. Very few give any him problems, except that…

Comment by Suavecito80 on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=TheMexicutioner;13359728]From a lucky punch. Pac was dominating the fight until then.[/QUOTE] Log off. If you think that was a lucky punch than you don't know **** about boxing. Six months later and you are still crying LOL here you go…

Comment by Unknown Champ on 05-13-2013

[QUOTE=ColdCa$hCanelo;13356455]Oscar was a PPV attraction at 22. Did he earn it?[/QUOTE] YEs!!! He was an American Gold Medalist and b1tches jocked, what can you say?

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (122)
Top Headlines Golovkin's Promoter: We're Ready, Canelo Just Has To Say "Yes' Bellew's Coach: We Are Devastated That David Haye Withdrew Arum: HBO's Nelson is an Amateur, SHO's Espinoza is Competent! Kovalev's Return a Reminder of Prolonged Stevenson Frustration Jacobs: First Fight Was 50-50 - 100% I Win The Golovkin Rematch! Zolani Tete Dares Ryan Burnett To Get in The Ring, Unify Belts Cyborg Still Plans To Pursue Boxing Run Despite New UFC Deal Photos: Miguel Cotto Grinding Hard For Sadam Ali Showdown Photos: Devon Alexander, Walter Castillo - Ready For Battle Photos: Mayweather Foundation Annual Thanksgiving Giveaway Photos: Gennady Golovkin Visits Children's Hospital in Mexico Amir Khan Fails, Screams in First 'I'm A Celebrity Bushtucker Trial' Golovkin: If Canelo Doesn't Want To Fight, I Want The WBO Belt Mayweather Boxing + Fitness Readies For Launch in Los Angeles Bellew Could Have Interim Fight Depending on Haye's Rehab Time Hearn: David Haye Was Distraught, I've Never Seen Him Like That AIBA, Wu Reach Agreement - Wu To Step Down From His Post Nico Hernandez vs. Jozsef Ajtai Set For December 2 Dillian Whyte Throws Hat In Ring To Fight Bellew, Replace Haye Tyson Fury Ready To Step In For David Haye, Fight Tony Bellew Weekend Review: Zolani Tete's Stock Rises, Frampton Wins Tough David Haye Forced Out of Bellew Rematch With Bicep Injury Warren: Carl Frampton 'Won’t Wait Around' for Leo Santa Cruz Peterson's Long Layoff 'No Concern at All' Before Spence Fight Golovkin: I'm Ready For The Rematch - Is Canelo Ready? Josh Taylor: The Next Step Could Be Anthony Yigit, Euro Title Frampton Admits: Performance Was Mediocre, But Win is a Win Eric Donovan Back on December 2, National Stadium in Dublin Bellew's Coach Expects Haye To Shed Weight, Come in Lighter Macklin Gives His Take on Frampton's Win, Conlan's TKO Loss Golovkin: If There is a Big Fight at 168 - I Would Move Up Dela Torre Vows To Bounce Back After Loss To Nyambayar Evander Holyfield Helps Boxing Take Major Fighter Safety Strides David Price: I Felt Joshua Would Wipe Wilder Out - Not Anymore Shawn Porter: I'm Ready For Keith Thurman as Soon as Possible! Custio Clayton vs. Carlos Molina on Saunders vs. Lemieux Card Jacobs: I Saw in Golovkin's Eyes at The End, He Was a Beaten Man Wilder: Joshua Wants One More Payday Before Fighting Me Amir Khan Under Fire, Old Tweet Comes Back To Haunt Him Guillermo Jones Edges Perea For WBA Belt, Carlos Adames Wins
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement