Mayweather Breaks Down Canelo's Biggest Win, Trout
By Rick Reeno
WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) is not overly impressed with the unbeaten record of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs). Mayweather explained, in detail, why he isn't impressed with Canelo's April decision win over Autsin Trout, who was coming off a decision win over Miguel Cotto. Mayweather won a tougher than expected unanimous decision over Cotto in May of 2012.
Canelo defends his WBC/WBA junior middleweight titles against Mayweather on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.
"Cotto was not 100% for that fight. He was just coming off training for the biggest fight of his career, against me. He thought Trout was just a tune-up," Mayweather said.
"Trout, he didn't beat Cotto at 100%. It might have been more impressive if he knocked Cotto out. Cotto thought he was just a tune-up and he didn't take him serious. And the fight was close, it could have went either way I thought. Trout got a close fight against Cotto, but who else has he fought? I didn't even know who he was. Sometimes guys can overlook guys. Trout came in, fought one fight, made some noise - and as easy as he came in is as easy as he [was out]. Trout is solid but he is not Floyd Mayweather. Trout is no Genaro Hernandez."
"I fought Miguel Cotto, not his brother. I fought Ricky Hatto when he was undefeated and I didn't let him go the distance. I fought Shane Mosley coming off one of his biggest wins. He had a belt and I didn't even want it, I said 'keep your belt.'"
[QUOTE=MANIAC310;13733369]Oh god, so let me get this straight. when Cotto got beat by Margarito, Pacquiao and Trout he wasnt 100% but when He beat Cotto, Cotto was an unbeaten, rejuvenated, second primed, HOF Monster beast. Mayweather is a joke. According…Comment by American Dream on 09-12-2013
Floyd knows how to stir people up..and the little peasants always fall right into his trap! All these Floyd haters come out just for him!!.. :lol1: I wonder how many hits a Floyd article brings to boxing scene ..Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 09-12-2013
[QUOTE=MarcianoFan;13733953]Floyd's missing the point by denigrating Trout. He should have focused on the fact that Trout pretty clearly beat Canelo.[/QUOTE] How in the hell Trout that score 10% of everything he trew at Canelo won that fight? when clearly compu-stats…Comment by LeG00N on 09-12-2013
[QUOTE=Warring Don;13734540]If you watch the 24/7 Cotto was training his hardest for Floyd. If you watch the face off when Cotto was asked how would he beat someone like mayweather who trains so intensely, Cotto said train HARDER. Cotto got…Comment by Mayabang on 09-12-2013
[QUOTE=Oxn;13734565]Lol this guy man You wanna know why he couldnt go 12 hard with those 3 guys? Just look at his face When floyd just pot sshots u then ofcourse u look refreshed by the 12th[/QUOTE] [IMG]http://img.pandawhale.com/post-26678-he-doesnt-get-it-gif-ATT-comme-LsAo.gif[/IMG]Post a Comment/View More User Comments (39)