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Roger Mayweather Rips De La Hoya Over Canelo Pick

By Rick Reeno

Roger Mayweather, uncle and co-trainer of Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) took aim at Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya - over Oscar's recent prediction that Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) would score a knockout over Mayweather within eight rounds. Mayweather-Canelo takes place on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

De La Hoya fought Mayweather in 2007 and took the undefeated boxer to his limit. In the end, Mayweather won a close twelve round split decision.

"De La Hoya got his ass whooped already. He already got whooped by Floyd, so of course he's going to say Floyd is going to get knocked out by the eight round. The thing about it, he ain't going to knock him out in eight rounds, he ain't going to outbox him - all that motherf*****er is going to do is lose. And when that happens, you come back and tell me what he says. That motherf***er is just mad, he's still mad [that he lost to Floyd]. No matter what you say or what you do, [using your head and being smart] is what wins fights and [Canelo] doesn't know how to do that," Roger said to BoxingScene.com.

However, Roger credits De La Hoya as being a tougher opponent than Canelo at 154-pounds.

"I think Oscar was better. De La Hoya had the weight and size and he could punch," Roger said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by PAC-BOY on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=Boxing Bob;13695754]yadda yadda yadda. Because of all of your Floyd sucks at all costs posts, you're viewed as the idiot you obviously are[/QUOTE] nice feed back ... dummy!

Comment by Boxing Bob on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13695519]If you have never seen an intelligent post from me its has a lot to do with how fuking stupid you are. Stupid people can rarely see anything intelligent, even if it hit them square in the face. So its…

Comment by Infamous on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=djinferno;13693478]Yo Floyd is the king of head games, eating while Canelo Starving lool[/QUOTE] Y is it Floyd's fault that he stays in shape even after a fight? If anything Canelo should be mad at himself for blowing up to whatever…

Comment by PAC-BOY on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=Boxing Bob;13695506]I've never seen an intelligent post from you, all you ever post is dumb Floyd negative posts. Are you capable of intelligent thought? We get it you hate Floyd, but you need to broaden your horizons, there's a great…

Comment by Boxing Bob on 08-29-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13694926]:manyWORD: Talk about ignorant post.... you nor this other dlck weed couldn't put an intelligent post together if it killed you. Im just pawing at you. You are no where on my level. Your a toy. A joke. My own…

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