Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

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.

boxing

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.

BoxNation subscription is £12 per month plus £8 registration fee for Sky TV. €15 per month plus €10 registration fee for ROI Sky TV customers. £11 per month with no registration fee for Virgin Media customers. £12 per month and no registration fee for TalkTalk, Freeview, EE, online and app (iOS, Android, Amazon) customers. No minimum term. 

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!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (46)
Top Headlines Video: Anthony Joshua Very Eager To Get Parker in The Ring Photos: Estrada, Cuadras vs. Arroyo, Viloria - Superfly 2 Presser Video: Joseph Parker Discusses Anthony Joshua Showdown Terry Flanagan vs. Maurice Hooker To Land at O2 Arena Hearn: Jacobs-O'Sullivan Less Likely; Jacobs-Andy Lee Possible Joshua on Parker's Steroid Jabs: I'm Clean, I'd Never Do That Skoglund Update, Castano-Vitu News, Badou Jack, Wallin, More Joseph Parker: Joshua Has Rematch Clause, But I Don't Need One Hearn Offers Alexander Povetkin Slot On Joshua vs. Parker Card Mundine: Horn is a White Boy, Gets Coverage Because He's White! Video: Anthony Joshua Reacts To Steroid Comments From Parker Lenroy Thomas vs. David Allen II Added To Brook-Rabchenko Card News: Kovalev-Mikhalkin, Spence-Peterson, WBSS, More Valdez, Quigg Promise To Stage Action-Packed War at StubHub Photos: Anthony Joshua, Joseph Parker - Tense Face To Face Parker: Tyson Fury Might Walk Me to the Ring for Joshua Fight Promoter: Other Than Klitschko, Joshua, Parker Resumes Similar Peterson's Trainer: Fight Against Errol Spence Will Turn Into a War Bivol: Hard to Tell From Two Rounds If Kovalev All the Way Back BoxingScene.com's Television Picks of The Week Mundine: If Horn Says No - Then I Want Saunders, Canelo, GGG Errol Spence vs. Lamont Peterson - Calm Before The Storm Fury: Me and Joshua is Four Round Fight - Either I Go or He Goes! Parker Regrets Making Steroid Comments About Anthony Joshua Big Fights, Big Finales, Better Judging Top Wish List For 2018 Jamel Herring Signs With Top Rank, Will Fight on Crawford-Horn Luis Ortiz Vows Pain: I'll Tear The Skin Off Deontay Wilder's Body! Estrada: People Think Sor Rungvisai Will KO Me - It Won't Happen! Creed 2 Update: Actor Cast To Play Ivan Drago's Son in Film Mayorga Emotional: Time To Hang Up The Gloves, Say Goodbye Rapper Common is Producing a New Boxing Documentary Tyson Fury: If I'm Honest - I Fancy Parker To Beat Joshua Wilder: No Doubt I'll KO Ortiz, Joshua-Parker Will Be a Long Fight Katie Taylor Dublin Return Off, Being Pushed To Daniel Jacobs Bill Frank Warren: Fans Lost Interest in Amir Khan, He'll Face a Stiff Euro News: Murat-Demchenko, Havnaa-Tahiri, Formella-Frank Briggs: I'll KO Tyson Fury, Breaks All His Fingers To End His Tweets Wilder: I'll Make an Example of Luis Ortiz, He's My Guinea Pig! Frank Warren Confirms Tete is Out, 2/10 Show Moves Forward Sean Dodd vs. Tommy Coyle Set, April 21 In Liverpool
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement