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Trout: Canelo Might Be Too Big For Mayweather Jr.

By Rick Reeno

MGM Grand, Las Vegas - Two weeks have passed since Austin Trout (26-1, 14KOs) lost a close twelve round unanimous decision to newly unified WBC/WBA junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0, 30KOs). If Mayweather is able to overcome Robert "The Ghost' Guerrero on Saturday night, the anticipation would continue to build for a future showdown with Canelo.

"It would be a good matchup, it would be a good fight. Floyd is smart and he would do something that I should have done. I feel like Floyd would still beat him," Trout told BoxingScene.com.

Canelo weighed over 170-pounds on the night of his fight with Trout, and several seasoned trainers believe the Mexican star is simply too big for Mayweather, who always fights very close to his walking weight of around 150-pounds. Trout agrees.

"He is too big. I'm big at 154 and he was right up there with me. He was strong. He put me down for the first time, but I took a lot of his shots. He is strong, but he is not the next Mike Tyson or nothing [like that]," Trout said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by MASTERBX on 05-05-2013

Oscar won't let his “friend” anywhere near Money after what we just witness tonight. Mayweather's legs are not gone!

Comment by wave on 05-05-2013

[QUOTE=3Sun2;13322826]im not a moron , but i do think it would be a duck move if floyd didnt fight canelo ! you cant call yourself money if you activly avoided not one but two of the sports biggest draws !…

Comment by Ido on 05-05-2013

Canelo will style on Floyd, and punch his head off.

Comment by latinbrawler316 on 05-05-2013

anything besides Canelo vs Mayweather is bs. I hate Floyd but I think he wins SD or close UD I hope I'm wrong

Comment by chito on 05-05-2013

[QUOTE=pigsfly;13327193]mark my words canelo like a fool will sit right in the middle of the ring with mayweather and try to out box him..............canelo is a boxer puncher. mayweather loves to sit in the middle of the ring and engage…

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