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Canelo Vows 'Real Fight' Mayweather-Pacquiao Wasn't

By Keith Idec

Mexican superstar Saul "Canelo" Alvarez doesn’t think there’s any additional pressure on him and Puerto Rico's Miguel Cotto to produce a memorable action fight following the anticlimactic, maligned Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao bout.

Alvarez didn’t hesitate, though, to promise that he and Cotto will provide the type of great entertainment Mayweather and Pacquiao didn’t deliver when they meet November 21 in Las Vegas.

“This is a guarantee,” Alvarez said through a translator on a recent conference call. “Without a doubt, this is a fight. We are both coming to win. We are both going to fight. We are both going to lay it on the line. Without a doubt, this is a fight for real.”

Alvarez (45-1-1, 32 KOs) and Cotto (40-4, 33 KOs) will fight for Cotto’s WBC middleweight title in an HBO Pay-Pay-View main event at Mandalay Bay Events Center.

Keith Idec covers boxing for The Record and Herald News, of Woodland Park, N.J., and BoxingScene.com. He can be reached on Twitter @Idecboxing.

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Comment by QballLobo on 11-22-2015

[QUOTE=PRBOXINGCOTTO;15972867]canelo you v.s Floyd was boring as hell thank god danny fought on the undercard to give us 1 of the best fights of the year hopefully you don't run away from cotto like you did the negotiations.[/QUOTE] The only…

Comment by mondo85 on 08-18-2015

floyd fans get off this article,,, it dont pertain to you guys,, haters cant see canelo shine,,, all mayweather did was run no skills ,thats not boxing,,, go canelo tko over cotto ill make bets right now! ***128074;***128075;

Comment by b00g13man on 08-18-2015

[QUOTE=NEELZ;15973258]To the Floyd fan, any fight where Floyd does not get Koed, he dominated. Floyd doesn't actually have to land any thing telling from his end. The Canelo Floyd fight was boring because Floyd is very evasive and he didn't…

Comment by brickcityboxing on 08-18-2015

Mayweather/Canelo wasn't either .... And you were to blame. (I'm sure someone has already said something like this I didn't read through the thread)

Comment by MASTERBX on 08-17-2015

The biggest fight in boxing right now is between two guys TBE already defeated. LOL!

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