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Mayorga Mum on Canelo, Says 'I'll KO Chavez in Three!'

By Ludo Saenz Luaces, notifight.com

Former world champion Ricardo Mayorga is back in the spotlight. Last seen in March, Mayorga was knocked out in the twelfth round by WBA 154-pound champion Miguel Cotto. For the last few days, Mayorga has been mentioned as a possible opponent for WBC champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez on September 17 in Mexico.

But, in statements given to the local press in Managua, Nicaragua, Mayorga had little to say about a fight with Alvarez and started campaigning for a shot at the WBC middleweight champion Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. He wants his promoter Don King to contact Top Rank to begin immediate negotiations.

"I want to fight with Chávez Jr. because is seems to me that there isn't a lot of danger there. I think that at most it would take me three rounds to stop him. Chavez is slow and can't hit," Mayorga said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by adan hawk on 06-23-2011

what the ****.... i am sick and tired about canelo....what has he done....he almost got ko'd by cotto's brother and then ko'd an old fart in baldomair who was retired for who knows how long and could not ko mathew…

Comment by Jack Napier on 06-23-2011

love Mayorga no matter how many times he gets KO'd, he keeps talking s[COLOR="Black"]hi[/COLOR]t but he'd get beat by Chavez or Canelo

Comment by ANDROIDISM on 06-22-2011

LMAO! Mayorga is hilarious! he's been KO'ing his last 10 opponents according to him. My gosh chavez's inside fighting would give mayo no room for wild haymakers and Chavez's body shots would make mayorga quit. Mayorga HATES body shots. They…

Comment by AllEyesOpen on 06-22-2011

Am I the only one who thinks Mayo is shot to ****. The guy never was a skilled fighter to begin with, but he's taken a lot of damage and at this stage couldn't beat anyone. Mayorga's nowhere near being…

Comment by richardt on 06-22-2011

This is the same thing Mayorga said to Mosley....same thing he said to Trinidad....same thing he said to Oscar....same thing he said to Cotto.....Same thing he said to Spinks!!! Does anyone get it??? Mayorga is NOTHING but a mouth who…

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