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Team Carlos Molina Targets Saul Alvarez Showdown

By Rick Reeno

Luis DeCubas Sr., the promoter for newly crowned IBF junior middleweight champion Carlos Molina (22-5-2, 6KOs), would like to match his fighter against Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-1-1, 30KOs). Both fighters were in action on Saturday night at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Molina captured the IBF belt with a twelve round decision win over Ishe Smith, while Canelo lost a majority decision to Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Canelo plans to take a small break and then he wants to start training for a potential return in the first quarter of 2014.

"I want to get Canelo for Molina. That's the fight I want for him," DeCubas told BoxingScene.com.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by HeroBando on 09-18-2013

Man a lot of posters think Canelo just runs over Molina. Molina didn't get run over by Kirkland or Lara, but pretty well stymied and outworked those guys. Of course Molina can't knock him out, and zero chance of getting…

Comment by jshthird on 09-18-2013

he should fight Molina before cotto wins and becomes mando in my opinion I will sign the fight for nov or dec knock out Molina fight cotto as mando n try to knock him out to, to me that's the…

Comment by chiguy91 on 09-16-2013

[QUOTE=hougigo;13747710]Wouldn't be surprised if the WBC strip Floyd to give it back to Canelo[/QUOTE] the wbc could strip floyd (or floyd could vacate) and then that could make way for alvarez/lara or alvarez/angulo for the vacant title. [QUOTE=DoktorSleepless;13752799]I guarantee this…

Comment by DoktorSleepless on 09-16-2013

I guarantee this won't be a boring fight if it happens. Canelo has the right type of style to help Molina look good.

Comment by petero on 09-16-2013

This would be a slaughter and canelo would gain another belt, why not. Canelo worked hard so he deserves an easy fight.

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