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Saul Alvarez: I'll Be Ready For Mayweather in September!

By Jose Luis Camarillo, notifight.com

WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (39-0-1, 29KOs) is planning to achieve two dreams in 2012. The first is to defeat former three division world champion "Sugar" Shane Mosley on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. The second goal is to face Floyd Mayweather Jr. (42-0, 26KOs) in September.

Saturday marks the second HBO pay-per-view where Canelo and Mayweather occupy the same event. Last September they were fighting in different venues as part of a split-site pay-per-view, and now they are being featured on the same card.

If Canelo defeats Mosley on Saturday, and Mayweather defeats WBA 154-pound champion Miguel Cotto, the stage could be set for a September showdown.

"For me it was a dream fight with Mosley, and now if I win, I'll be happy to fulfill my ultimate dream, which is measure myself against Mayweather. But first Mayweather is going to jail for 90 days. I trust in God that everything goes well. I would be ready to fight with Floyd in September," Canelo said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by SkillspayBills on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;12081428]1st off, you mean Martinez is planning to fight Chavez. But you're wrong. Chavez pulled the duck card weeks ago. Yes Canelo is viable from a financial standpoint. But if you're ok with that fight, you're a sucker, plain &…

Comment by Bushbaby on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=SkillspayBills;12081416]Sometimes you say smart **** and sometimes you really spout a bunch of posts from out of your ass. "Floyd is ducking Martinez for Canelo" what a crock of ****. They are both viable options and Canelo plans on fighting…

Comment by SkillspayBills on 05-05-2012

[QUOTE=Bushbaby;12076539]And so it begins. Floyd-Canelo coming soon. To a ducktheater near you.[/QUOTE] Sometimes you say smart **** and sometimes you really spout a bunch of posts from out of your ass. "Floyd is ducking Martinez for Canelo" what a crock…

Comment by jakejr on 05-05-2012

I hate when I see Canelo talking about being ready for Mayweather.. Its annoying dude made his way up an easy ass road of fighters even boxing experts said his path to where he is with that current record was…

Comment by spoonwars on 05-04-2012

It doesn't surprise me if Mayweather-Canelo is in the works after they tried to get Matthew Hatton, Erik Morales, and Robert Guerrero.

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