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Schaefer: Khan, Ortiz, Garcia All Possible For Mayweather

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Golden Boy Promotions CEO Richard Schaefer broke down some of the many possibilities for WBC welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs), who won a twelve round unanimous decision over Robert Guerrero on Saturday night.

Some of the options include Amir Khan - if he moved up to welterweight and won a world title. Or the returning Victor Ortiz, who Mayweather knocked out in 2011 - or even current WBC/WBA junior welterweight champion Danny Garcia, who is likely moving up to the welterweight division in the near future. And of course WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

"This is a well [stacked] division and we have some names moving up from 140 as well. Let's say Amir Khan, who was ringside, would move up on December 7th and fight the winner of Lee Purdy and Devon Alexander, and becomes the welterweight champion. I could see something like that. I could see. Danny Garcia, once he has cleaned up the junior welterweight division, he could be a name. We have Victor Ortiz, who is going to fight in September, he feels there is some unfinished business. There are a lot of possibilities," Schaefer said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 05-06-2013

[QUOTE=AntonTheMeh;13328300]what about matthyse?[/QUOTE] who that!?!? :thinking:...oh HIM?!?...I hope Peterson doesn't beat him up too bad....WAR Lucas :boxing:

Comment by rogdogx on 05-06-2013

[QUOTE=rasdun;13330235]I posted this a little while ago before I saw this article, and it makes me believe it even more: These are the order of top challenges: 1 Canelo 2 Broner 3 Pacquiao (yes, still) 4 Trout 5 Bradley 6…

Comment by spyvsspy on 05-05-2013

Canelo, Pac, or Martinez better be next...hell I'd rather see a Cotto rematch than all these cherry picked C class fighters

Comment by kiaba360 on 05-05-2013

[QUOTE=Big_L;13330740]brook has ZERO name recognition in the U.S though. thats a tough sell.[/QUOTE] My thought-process was that Floyd would take the trip to England.

Comment by Big_L on 05-05-2013

here's a possible scenario: floyd will have his easy fight sept against maidana or alexander or whoever. canelo/cotto on the card to help sell it and canelo will get guarantee for cinco de mayo next year.

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