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Sulaiman To Canelo: Vanes-Lara Winner Next, Not Floyd

Despite current WBC super welterweight champion Saul “Canelo” Alvarez's yearning desire to fight either five time World Champion Floyd Mayweather Jr. or the Middleweight Champion Sergio “Maravilla” Martinez, the President of the WBC, Jose Sulaiman, has stated that Saul’s next fight has to be against Erislandy Lara or Vanes Martirosyan. This will depend who wins the final eliminator between those two great super welterweight fighters. Lara and Vanes collide on Saturday night in an HBO televised main event at the Wynn in Las Vegas.

“Saul is a boxer who is in the major leagues. He is an idol who has pursued his career the right way, even facing and defeating Shane Mosley. He is a disciplined, dedicated and committed boxer. It is a fact that he has the maturity to face the best pound for pound, Floyd Mayweather Jr. or even Sergio Martinez," Sulaiman said.

"But Saul is committed to a mandatory fight with either Vanes Martirosyan or Erislandy Lara, who will be fighting Saturday for the chance to challenge the world champion. After that "Canelo" can choose who will be his next opponent. So Saul’s plans will have to wait, until he has fulfilled his commitment of this mandatory fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mrlopez on 11-09-2012

actually expect josue to really implement this? i honestly doubt it!

Comment by jr2122 on 11-09-2012

[QUOTE=kiaba360;12678310]"He's too young/inexperienced" will be the go-to excuse if Canelo loses to Mayweather/Cotto.[/QUOTE] Well it's not an excuse if its true, he is young. The experience is there, so far, and even if he were to lose against Cotto, I…

Comment by jr2122 on 11-09-2012

[QUOTE=Primo De Rivera;12678044]Canelo chin's really has not been tested outside Cotto's blown up lightweight brother, and heart it's yet to be known until he faces a hard fight with a quality opponent... I would like to see him handle the…

Comment by kiaba360 on 11-08-2012

[QUOTE=jr2122;12677960]Dude, im mexican, and I'd be the first to tell u that Chavez is a hype job. He's what, 27? And the only advantage he's had on his opponents is his size. he has poor footwork, no jab, cant use…

Comment by MJ223 on 11-08-2012

[B]Hes always back and forth..... Hopefully this sticks[/B]

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