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Team Canelo: Mayweather Reneged On Agreement To Fight

By Alfredo Jaime Gomez, notifight.com

Jose "Chepo" Reynoso, manager/trainer of WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (41-0-1, 30KOs), says Floyd Mayweather Jr. (43-0, 26KOs) reneged on their agreement to compete in separate fights on May 4th and then meet each other on September 14th.

It was announced on Wednesday that Canelo would withdraw from Mayweather's card in May, and instead return on April 20th against WBA champion Austin Trout in San Antonio, Texas. Mayweather will go forward on the date May date in Las Vegas, facing challenger Robert "The Ghost" Guerrero.

According to Reynoso, Mayweather gave them his word that deal would be made prior to their respective May fights. Canelo would face Trout on Mayweather's card, and in return Mayweather would sign a contract to bind himself to a Canelo fight in the fall.

"The terms were not met by Mayweather. We had an agreement, although it was verbal. We had an agreement that Saul would appear on [Mayweather's] May card as the chief support. For us to do that, [Mayweather] said he was willing to sign [a contract for] a September fight with [Canelo]. They were supposed to fight different opponents [in May]. If they both came out as the winner, the idea was to have both of them fight each other on a date in September," Reynoso said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Fantastic on 03-01-2013

[QUOTE=DTMB;13093742]anybody with half a brain should have known that floyd will not be fighting anybody remotely close to threatening. fights shot oscar at 154 while flappin his gums about fighting winky wright hides back down to 147. 147 becomes the…

Comment by junior gong on 03-01-2013

[QUOTE=Still Blazin;13096133]^^^^^^ :rofl: The spin on this site is incredible. F*ckin trolls.[/QUOTE] I dunno bout troll's, but bumsniffing flojob fanboys are a bigger problem. You're vermin.

Comment by GRUSTLER on 03-01-2013

[QUOTE=Cuauht√©moc1520;13094542]Wow, it comes back to Pacquaio... Our convo is over, I thought you wanted to talk like adults. It's not an ultimatum though, just a guarantee. He's not forcing Mayweather to agree to glove size, ring size, or venue. He…

Comment by GRUSTLER on 03-01-2013

I find it funny that a lil over a year ago Golden Boy and Canelo people wanted no parts of Mayweather and said he needed time but all of a sudden Floyd is ducking Canelo because Floyd supposedly reneged on…

Comment by KnockUTheFukOut on 03-01-2013

Go sit down somewhere little Red Head BOY! You haven't done sh1t in this sport, everything been handed to you so far because Oscar De La Hoya has a crush on you and just like Arum sold Oscar's Looks, Oscar…

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