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Photo: Canelo Weighs 157.4 at 7-Day Weight Check

By Miguel Rivera

WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) is on schedule to make the 152-pound catch-weight limit for next Saturday's defense against Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Canelo has cleared a lot of doubts about his ability to make the agreed upon weight, when he came in at 157.4-pounds at the WBC's mandatory seven-day weight check. Canelo has a week, which is more than enough time, to lose 5.4-pounds.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 09-09-2013

[QUOTE=firstborn;13727053]The bold is absolutely true, everyone knows Mayweather cherry picks at that weight because he really doesn't belong there. Not really sure how he's able to use weight to his advantage though, he's usually the smaller guy come fight night....[/QUOTE]…

Comment by firstborn on 09-09-2013

[QUOTE]You are too funny man. He makes 154 fine all the time, that's why he fights at 154. [B]Floyd is the one holding a 154 pound title when he belongs at 147[/B], hate on Floyd bro, he is the one…

Comment by mathed on 09-09-2013

[QUOTE=Stebs;13722402]Canelo walks around as a cruiser weight, should we feel bad for him draining himself so he can fight the little guys. Fighting close to his natural weight would really be detrimental to his health. So the big cruiser tries…

Comment by Mr.Smith on 09-09-2013

[QUOTE=amayseng;13718312]look at his stomach it is already sucked in which shows he has been cutting water weight all week. if you are cutting weight for 2 weeks that is 2 weeks you are weakening yourself.. for the last two weeks…

Comment by Stebs on 09-08-2013

[QUOTE=amayseng;13717284]i agree. people dont get this. they think hey he looks good only 5.5 lbs to cut for the weigh in UM NO. hes been cutting already for a week now. he will be cutting weight for 2 weeks to…

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