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Team Canelo Schedule Meeting To Finalize 9/15 Date

By Miguel Rivera

After several opponents falling through, the manager of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (40-0-1, 29KOs) is hoping to finalize his boxer's return, on September 15th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, during a scheduled Tuesday meeting with Golden Boy Promotions.

According to manager Jose "Chepo" Reynoso, he will fly to Los Angeles on Tuesday for a meeting with Golden Boy executives and hopes to walk away with finalized deal for September 15th. Canelo is already in Los Angeles and sat ringside on Saturday night as Josesito Lopez upset Victor Ortiz at Staples Center.

In the last few weeks, three opponents have fallen through - Paul Williams, James Kirkland and Victor Ortiz.

The currentĀ frontrunner to face Canelo is WBA "regular" champion Austin Trout (25-0, 14KOs), who dominated Canelo's older brother Rigoberto Alvarez last year in Mexico. The fight will not longer be carried on pay-per-view, and instead the action will take place on regular Showtime.

Howvever, there are two other opponents being onsidered and one of them, according to Golden Boy, is a pay-per-view attraction.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Evil Abed on 06-25-2012

Victory! Its no longer on PPV

Comment by lopez36 on 06-25-2012

the only opponent worthy of ppv would be cotto but he said he wouln't fight in sept...the rest are not guys who would help sell,the only options to me are trout because he's a champion or bundrage,and ranked fighters would…

Comment by Ringlife on 06-25-2012

I am going to watch both Mexican stars fight that night.

Comment by Babalu11 on 06-25-2012

[quote=mushahadeen;12280270]everyone will be tuning into sergio's retirement party hosted by jcc jr.[/quote] hahahahahha

Comment by MASTER1454 on 06-25-2012

[QUOTE=robyonone;12280129]In order for it to be Pay Per View Status. Saul "Canelo" Alvarez must face Miguel Cotto[/QUOTE] I agree..... [QUOTE=Light_Speed;12280156]Give up that date Schaefer, stop acting like a child![/QUOTE] No way Schaefer is leaving the sandbox..... [QUOTE=raichu;12280164]Fight lara ginger kid[/QUOTE]…

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