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Mayweather Sr: Canelo Can Stop GGG - If He Goes To The Body

By Chris McKenna in Las Vegas, courtesy of The Daily Star

FLOYD MAYWEATHER believes Saul ‘Canelo’ Alvarez can stop Gennady Golovkin by going to the body.

The retired pound-for-pound great has given his former rival advice ahead of the mammoth middleweight showdown this weekend.

Alvarez faces WBA, IBF, IBO and WBC champion Golovkin at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

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The promotion of the bout was overshadowed by last month’s mismatch which saw Mayweather outclass boxing rookie Conor McGregor in a mega money clash.

But this is the real fight of the year contender and even Mayweather could not avoid it in the build-up to his clash with McGregor.

When Mayweather’s father and trainer, Floyd Snr, was asked in an interview about Alvarez against Golovkin, he interrupted and said: “He’s got to go to the body, Daddy.

“He can stop him if he goes to the body.”

Mayweather Snr added: “It ain’t that Triple-G [Golovkin] is weak to the body, but if you go down there, you’ll find a lot of stuff you haven’t seen before.”

Alvarez lost a points decision to Mayweather in 2013 at a catch-weight just below light-middleweight.

But the Mexican has since gone on to become world champion at light-middleweight and middleweight with wins over the likes of Miguel Cotto, Erislandy Lara, Amir Khan and Liam Smith.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by N!Ck F. on 09-13-2017

[QUOTE=twrx;18038849]Sure go to the body and leave the head wide open. Im sure ggg will take the trade off. Besides canelo is the one bulking up and dehydrating those muscles we'll see who can take the body work[/QUOTE] Was going…

Comment by Bronx23 on 09-13-2017

[QUOTE=ShoulderRoll;18039049]Great advice from the man himself, the trainer of champions. GGG is a midrange fighter. Getting in close, smothering him, and breaking down his body gives Canelo the best chance of winning.[/QUOTE] but canelo never fights that way

Comment by Joe Beamish on 09-13-2017

I fully expect a body attack to be Canelo's primary goal. He can win with it. Probably his only chance to hurt Golovkin, impede his attack.

Comment by Mirus on 09-13-2017

[QUOTE=Bronx23;18038912]I keep seeing this silly comment constantly being posted "GGG doesn't like it to the body" lol neither does canelo nor does any boxer. some can take the shots better than others but I scratching my head as to why…

Comment by True That on 09-13-2017

[QUOTE=livershot73;18039102]Bad ass...a FAIR and UNBIASED analysis of both fighters strengths and weaknesses...that's why I can't wait for Saturday! Thanks for sharing man...[/QUOTE] Absolutely, you're welcome. I too am very much looking forward to this fight!

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