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Nacho Doubts Canelo Will Crack Mayweather's Defense

By Miguel Rivera

Trainer Ignacio "Nacho" Beristain says WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) has been given the opportunity to become great - when he steps into the ring with Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. At the same time, Nacho doesn't believe Canelo will be able to penetrate the defense of Mayweather.

In 2009, Mayweather dominated Nacho's star pupil, Juan Manuel Marquez, for twelve rounds.

"[Canelo] has quality and now he has the opportunity to be great and show people that he is a top level fighter. In his fights, Floyd is a boxer who is totally on the defensive and that creates a lot of problems for his opponents. You think you can [beat him], but when you're face to face [with him] in the ring it's like the puzzle is written in Chinese," Nacho said.

"It is a great opportunity for [Canelo] to surprise the entire world, not just Mexico, but I don't think he will be able to deal with Mayweather's defensive style."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Jaliscoguey13 on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=marvin douglas;13479633]Canelo is cashing out for the big money. It is readily apparent that he has other interests besides boxing. I think he loses and moves on to tv or movies. I think he will retire after he loses to…

Comment by Phantomas on 06-18-2013

It was already too hard throwing ten punches at 154, now it will be impossible throwing 3 punches at 152. Another tainted Floyd victory.

Comment by amayseng on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=Suavecito80;13480656]Somebody is still hurt over the KO? [IMG]http://cdn3.sbnation.com/imported_assets/1336807/699349861_medium.gif[/IMG][/QUOTE] Floyd would win handily at 154. Too bad he contracted a catch weight after all his hyprocacy . He needed the ginger to sell ppvs after the ghost fight bombing. He has…

Comment by Suavecito80 on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=lparm;13479116]Nacho's solution to everything is get Angel Hernandez and the juice. JMM went from drinking piss and losing to a mini hulk thanks to the patented formula injected twice daily of umm...supplements. If Canelo does not want to get caught…

Comment by whoseyourdaddy on 06-18-2013

[QUOTE=robust_;13480137]I hope Canelo makes it competitive. Mayweather UD.[/QUOTE] Exactly thats all I whish/ask for a competitive fight, keeping in mind that there is no way, or very little chance Canelo wins.

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