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Mayweather Shreds Canelo's Record, Praises Marquez

By Edward Chaykovsky

Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) is not impressed with the undefeated record of his next opponents, WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs). The fight takes place on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Mayweather brushed off Oscar De La Hoya's prediction of Canelo scoring a knockout in eight rounds. He says Canelo failed to score knockouts against numerous fighters, including Austin Trout and Matthew Hatton. 

"All you have to do is look at the opponents that he's faced in the past. I don't really know too many of the opponents that he's faced in the past, but a lot of these guys went the distance with him and we're not talking about A and B [class] fighters, we're talking about C and D fighters. Then they would go into the eight round or ninth round and he would get hit with numerous shots," Mayweather said.

"He didn't knock Austin Trout out. Then you have to look at the fighters he faced before that. There were some fighters he went the distance with and some fighters that he should have knocked out. He went the distance with Ricky Hatton's brother and Ricky Hatton's brother is not on the same level as a Floyd Mayweather."

Mayweather later stated that Juan Manuel Marquez, not Canelo, has the biggest following among the Latin and Hispanic boxing fans.

"I don't really know who out of the Latin and Hispanic fighters has the biggest following. If I had to say so, I would say Marquez because he has accomplished more and he has done a lot for the sport of boxing. I don't want to say that Canelo has the biggest following, I would say Marquez," Mayweather said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PR BOXING on 08-30-2013

[QUOTE=ernestot;13695948]Mayweather loves to say ignorant things, the mexican people could care less about marquez-yeah he has his fans, but saul alvarez has the x factor is a bigger attraction and after the 14th will be bigger than may, easy money…

Comment by PR BOXING on 08-30-2013

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Comment by TooSweet on 08-30-2013

[QUOTE=CatchweightKing;13695556]Marquez did it after 2 LW fights. why can't Floyd? [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE][/QUOTE] Floyd was 21 at the time and Marquez was well into his 30s. Not necessarily the same thing.

Comment by Muscles72 on 08-30-2013

[QUOTE=itsafight;13697272]Marquez is overrated his only claim to fame is Pac.[/QUOTE] Yea and who's pac's claim to fame?? Coke head hatton weight drained de la Hoya Mosley?? Walking target margarito?? Catchweights ?? You sound like an idiot!!!

Comment by junior gong on 08-30-2013

[QUOTE=Reloaded;13697513]ooh Ah , you got a pucker bum now LOL , hit me with that red K you boxing dunderhead LOL , your so funny little gong big gong must be proud LOL .[/QUOTE] In English?? Whats a 'pucker bum'?…

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