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Saul Alvarez To Lose $70,000 For Failing To Make Weight

By Chris LaBate

Anaheim, California - Junior middleweight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez will lose $70,000 or 20% of his $350,000 purse for failing to make weight for Saturday's scheduled fight against Matthew Hatton. The fight is under a contract agreement for a catch-weight of 150-pounds, although the vacant WBC 154-pound title is up for grabs. Alvarez (35-0, 26KOs) came in at 151.8-pounds. He was given two hours to lose the weight but came back with 30-minutes remaining and failed to make weight for a second time with 151.4 coming up on the scale. According to reports, $35,000 will go to Hatton, and the other $35,000 will go to the California State Athletic Commission. Hatton (41-4, 16KOs) weighed 149.6. The fight happen at the Honda Center and HBO will televise.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 05-16-2013

[QUOTE=Zano-24;13378136]Wow... so how many WW was Canelo targeting? Ortiz,Hatton,Lopez(40er). He wanted to fight Manny now hes going after Floyd? How are they letting him get away with this?[/QUOTE] Bro....Lopez wanted to move up and fight him. He just beat the…

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 05-16-2013

I have a question here... Why was the title on the line for Canelo? Why only lost the money? Oh I remember now... the belt was GIVEN to him. That title shouldve been on the line only for Hatton. [SIZE="1"][I]Posted…

Comment by Zano-24 on 05-16-2013

Wow... so how many WW was Canelo targeting? Ortiz,Hatton,Lopez(40er). He wanted to fight Manny now hes going after Floyd? How are they letting him get away with this?

Comment by DeadLikeMe on 05-16-2013

[QUOTE=edgarg;10187446]I thought it was an hour and a half later, with 30 minutes still to go for the two hours. I am surprised that he could take off no more than about 5 oz. that is, IF he was trying.…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 03-05-2011

[QUOTE=thegonzo;10188532]YOU, sir, are a fuc!kin idiot.[/QUOTE] Oh really ? Hmmm..... I tell you what kid, how about you run along and go find me a link that proves that statement incorrect? Thought so :nonono: [QUOTE=LeadUppercut;10188255]No, on all three points...... Mayweather…

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