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Team Canelo To Have January Meeting To Select Foe

By Ernesto Castellanos, notifight.com

As previously reported - WBC 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 31KOs), along with manager Eddy Reynoso, had a meeting with Golden Boy Promotions a few weeks ago. They discussed Canelo's return on the date of May 4th. Canelo handed a list with three names - Floyd Mayweather Jr., WBC middleweight champion Sergio Martinez, and former three division beltholder Miguel Cotto.

"Canelo was given three months off [to take a vacation]. He's had an exhausting amount of activity in recent months. [He will] return to work in January," Reynoso said.

Another meeting with Golden Boy is going to take place in January, says Reynoso, where Canelo and his team are hoping the May opponent will be narrowed down.

"In January we will meet again [with Golden Boy], and I hope we're told the final [selection] for Saul's opponent. We decided to wait [before making a final decision] because Martinez is recovering from [the knee] surgery he underwent, and Mayweather has not made a decision on what he wants to do. We also discussed [the option of fighting] Miguel Angel Cotto, but first he has the fight against Austin Trout in December, and we'll see how it goes," Reynoso said.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Toltec77 on 11-02-2012

[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;12661465]So Canelo can't get his ass whooped by Martinez like Vargas did by Tito because Tito's dad said he wrapped Trinidad's hands funky? Again, what does that have to do with Canelo getting whooped by Martinez? At the end of…

Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 11-02-2012

[QUOTE=Toltec77;12661451]Your the one that brought up Tito vs Vagas when we know Tito sr said he alway rapped his son hands like that for every fight, now that a cheat just like Margarito.[/QUOTE] So Canelo can't get his ass whooped…

Comment by Toltec77 on 11-02-2012

ok g[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;12661438]Prob because Tito's wraps wasn't the point of the post.[/QUOTE] Your the one that brought up Tito vs Vagas when we know Tito sr said he alway rapped his son hands like that for every fight, now that a…

Comment by Toltec77 on 11-02-2012

[QUOTE=BoxingGenius27;12661125]Canelo vs Martinez has Trinidad vs Vargas written all over it. Canelo has exciting moments in the fight but ultimately he gets stopped after 3 or 4 knockdowns with his face possibly disfigured.[/QUOTE] Cant believe people bring up Tito the…

Comment by BoxingGenius27 on 11-02-2012

[QUOTE=Toltec77;12661423]Cant believe people bring up Tito the Fake, that boy was exposed rapping his hands illegaly in rhe hopkins fight, now thats a low life cheat if you a me.[/QUOTE] Prob because Tito's wraps wasn't the point of the post.

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