Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Canelo Warns McGregor: Any Time I'll Show You Boxing is Not Easy!

By Radio Rahim

Former two division world champion Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez issued a warning to UFC featherweight world champion Conor McGregor, who recently took at aim at the Mexican superstar.

McGregor accused Canelo of being a cherry picker, which means the boxer prefers to take easy fights.

Canelo has taken a lot of heat in 2016. He took a lot of criticism back in May, when he defended his WBC middleweight belt against welterweight contender Amir Khan at a catch-weight of 155-pounds. More critics came out when he vacated that same title as the WBC's purse bid loomed for a mandatory defense against Gennady Golovkin.

boxing

“If you look at the history of the fight game, especially in this new era, it’s full of stars cherry-picking their opponents. When they hold a position of power, when they get a name, all of a sudden they pick weaker opponents. They look down their division. Nobody looks up a division. Nobody looks at true challenges," McGregor told Lance Pugmire of The Los Angeles Times.

“Then, once in a blue moon, when that true challenge can’t be denied, like the [Floyd] Mayweather-[Manny] Pacquiao situation, it happens. But when you look at this Canelo [Alvarez] situation, it’s an era of cherry picking.”

McGregor, in recent months, has been pondering the idea of fighting Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a boxing match - and he believes that he can hand the retired pound-for-pound king the first defeat of his pro career.

If McGregor is ready to step into a boxing ring, Canelo is ready to teach him a lesson.

"If he wants to try out boxing - any time he wants. If he wants to come over to this side of the world and try boxing - any time he wants - to see that it's not as easy as he thinks," Canelo told BoxingScene.com.

Tags: Saul Alvarez image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by casheddie on 09-01-2016

[QUOTE=Gary Coleman;16997410]McGregor made a name for himself, draining down to featherweight to fight men who were naturally smaller.[/QUOTE] No **** just like Canelo. Even Diaz sucks down to 155 to fight small guys.

Comment by casheddie on 09-01-2016

We all know the fight is GGG v. McGregor

Comment by Gary Coleman on 09-01-2016

[QUOTE=BrushMyHair.;16996346]McGregor isn't a pu$$y chickensh1t like you canelo.[/QUOTE] McGregor made a name for himself, draining down to featherweight to fight men who were naturally smaller.

Comment by Death_Adder on 09-01-2016

[QUOTE=BrushMyHair.;16997236]Mayweather would do a better job at showing boxing to McGregor than Canelo. Matter of fact, I think McGregor has enough movement to frustrate Canelo to outbox him.[/QUOTE] You're a dumbass hater, stfu already coward. McRunner would be running more…

Comment by Build That Wall on 09-01-2016

Mayweather would do a better job at showing boxing to McGregor than Canelo. Matter of fact, I think McGregor has enough movement to frustrate Canelo to outbox him.

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (30)
Top Headlines Max Ornelas Crushes Alex Rangel in The First Round Hearn: Whyte Accepted WBC Eliminator, Let's See if Fury Does! Wilder Manager Updates on Talks To Fight Ortiz, Joshua, Fury Sebastian Fundora-Hector Zepeda Tops ShoBox Triple, June 21 Kubrat Pulev is Now Working With Memo Heredia McGregor Explains Why He Wants & Wins Mayweather Rematch Joshua Buatsi vs. Marco Antonio Periban Added To Joshua-Ruiz Conor Benn vs. Jussi Koivula Tops NXTGEN on June 21 Andy Vences: I'll Have Bell Running Like Easter vs. Garcia Andrade: Sulecki Fight Will Show That I'm The Man at 160! Thurman on PEDs: Let Pacquaio Take Whatever the F*** He Wants! Lozada Vows To Down Pedraza Like He Did Verdejo Tyson Fury: If It Was Up To Me, I Wouldn't Do Dubois-Gorman Stephen Smith To Fight In Wythenshawe Next Month Virgil Hunter: Amir Khan Not Training Enough Between Fights Joshua: Wilder is My Main Objective, Whyte Rejected His Chance Filip Hrgovic Ready To Make a Statement in U.S. Debut Gorman Warns: I Want To Punch Daniel Dubois' Head In! Chantelle Cameron Has Career Goal To Face Taylor or Persoon Does the Keith Thurman That Beat Garcia & Porter Still Exist? Thurman: My Time Now, I'll End Pacquiao Like He Did De La Hoya Trinidad, Cotto React To Lack of Superstars in Puerto Rico Tony Yoka Inks Managerial Pact With James Prince Daniel Dubois vs. Nathan Gorman - Undercard Update Photos: Herring, Pedraza, Cintron Visit Taft Community Center Thurman: Even 5 Years Ago - I Would Have Destroyed Pacquiao! Joe Joyce Eyeing Bryant Jennings Showdown for 7/13 O2 Bill Photos: Jessica McCaskill, Anahi Sanchez - Go Face To Face Photos: Michael Hunter, Maldonado - Face To Face, Final Presser Photos: Filip Hrgovic, Greg Corbin - Face To Face, Final Presser Photos: Devin Haney, Antonio Moran - Face To Face, Final Presser Team Korobov Demand Investigation Into Aleem Outcome Robeisy Ramirez To Turn Pro Under Top Rank Banner Pacquiao: I Hope Thurman Backs Up Talk - Goes Toe To Toe! David Benavidez Will Begin Training Camp in Canastota Katie Taylor: Delfine Persoon Will Be Toughest Fight of My Career Roberto Duran Jr. Returns on Judah vs. Seldin Card Ricky Hatton Sees It as Key Moment For British Heavyweights Nordine Oubaali is Very Eager To Face Naoya Inoue Hearn: Haney Has 'Absolutely Everything' To Become Global Star
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement