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Sulaiman: Canelo Should Fight Cotto Next, Not Floyd

By Miguel Rivera

The President of the World Boxing Council, Jose Sulaiman, has advised WBC/WBA 154-pound champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs) to wait at least another year before challenging Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs). Sulaiman would rather see Canelo fight former three division champion Miguel Cotto (37-3, 30KOs). Canelo and Mayweather are both reportedly going to return on September 14th.

"Alvarez should have at least two more fights before going against Mayweather. Canelo needs more experience and in another year it would be a competitive fight. [To fight him] at this time, I would not advise it. [A fight against Cotto] would give him the opportunity to show his worth," Sulaiman said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mezoomozaa on 05-09-2013

Sulaiman talks sense here !

Comment by 12TRIBEsRiSe on 05-09-2013

[QUOTE=PunchyPotorff;13347777]When is this wacko Sulaiman going to just go the F away forever? His meddling big trap is doing nothing to help the sport... absolutely nothing. Cotto is toast. Just pipe down and let the Canelo/Floydie matchup happen. That is…

Comment by 12TRIBEsRiSe on 05-09-2013

why are people here making ginger out to be this GREAT boxer???? am i missing something, the kid is good and getting better but..... i was at the trout fight and saw it with my own 2 eyes he needs…

Comment by A-Wolf on 05-09-2013

This fat troll Sulaiman must be related to Bob Arum. They have the same amount of tact.

Comment by junior gong on 05-09-2013

When the most crooked man in boxing speaks, the floms all listen.:nonono:

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