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Canelo-Kirkland Possible For September 15, Says Reynoso

By Jose Luis Camarillo, notifight.com

According to trainer/manager Eddy Reynoso, WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (40-0-1, 29KOs) could possibly face WBC #2 contender James Kirkland (31-1, 27KOs) on September 15 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Over the weekend, Golden Boy Promotions announced that Canelo would headline his own pay-per-view on September 15.

Kirkland, the WBC's Continental Americas champion, has been mentioned as a potential opponent, says Reynoso.

Last Saturday in Las Vegas, Canelo won a twelve round unanimous decision over former three division world champion "Sugar" Shane Mosley. The fight generated incredible ratings on Mexican television. The Mosley victory produced a 26.1 rating on a national level, Canelo's highest rating to date. Each rating point is 600,000 households. Based on the rating there were over 15 million homes tuning in.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by marty1110 on 05-11-2012

Canelo is rushing to fight to erase the memory of his last and embarrassing performance against Mosley:)lol

Comment by sicko on 05-09-2012

I DOUBT IT!:no:

Comment by borikua on 05-09-2012

Nice!! Would love to see the winner against Cotto early next year.

Comment by garfios on 05-09-2012

[QUOTE=ManBearG-Dog;12101993]Molina held every 10 seconds. Kirkland had two tears in his shoulder. Kirkland was about to stop Molina despite this. People are so high on Lara, yet he looked no better against Molina and certainly didn't have any injuries or…

Comment by PR ESQ. on 05-09-2012

This would be an excellent fight and will be Canelo's first real test IMO. I view it as a toss-up. One bomb landed and it will be light's out for Canelo so he will have to be very deliberate in…

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