Schaefer: Mayweather-Canelo Weight Issue is Bullsh*t

By Rick Reeno

Richard Schaefer, CEO for Golden Boy Promotions, advised that various parties not directly involved in the ongoing negotiations are spreading misinformation as it relates to the details of a potential fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs).

Schaefer is working behind the scenes trying to finalize an agreement for a Mayweather-Canelo showdown on September 14th.

In several recent articles, a few camp members were claiming that Mayweather refuses to fight above the welterweight limit of 147-pounds. Schaefer disputes the information being circulated says there is no issue regarding weight.

“Whoever is talking, discussing or stating that there is a weight issue regarding a potential Mayweather vs. Canelo fight does not know what they are talking about.  This is all bullsh*t. Let the professionals do their job and the amateurs should stay out of it. It is amazing how people make up all these stories just to see their name in the news. This is how you kill fights and not how you make them. I know that the world awaits to get this fight done but lets stop with all these bullsh*t stories," Schaefer stated to

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by richardt on 05-17-2013

I'll make it simple. Floyd: "Pac made Cotto come in at a lower weight so I think Cotto is unbeaten". Floyd after the Canelo fight if fought at a lower weight will say: "I beat Canelo, fair and square, he…

Comment by richardt on 05-17-2013

If Floyd fights Canelo at anything below 154, Canelo will remain unbeaten in Floyd's eyes!!!! Floyds own words in this article: Throughout the Cotto promotion, Mayweather has been relatively quiet by not digging into Cotto’s character but choosing to praise…

Comment by richardt on 05-17-2013

[QUOTE=NatiKid;13381739]ya i think if its fought at 147 it gives people a reason to discredit the victory. i could deal with 151-152 as well tho[/QUOTE]Give People, you mean give Floyd a reason to discredit himself!!!! If Floyd beats Canelo at…

Comment by jbpanama on 05-17-2013

[QUOTE=ColdCa$hCanelo;13381462]Ducking is a specific charge. Its not hate to see the truth for what it is.[/QUOTE] Old habits are hard to break, and Now we have a Smoke Screen; so Our Hero can AVOID a Strong Puncher, and Punk Out…

Comment by BlackSilk on 05-17-2013

[QUOTE=ISaiz25;13379853]Not defending his record but if Floyd has held the 154lb twice now why not fight at 154 again for big money and fight a lot of fans want to see...right now I don't see a good 147 yea…

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