Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

De La Hoya: I Applaud Canelo, Mayweather Sees Danger

By Jhonny Gonzalez

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya fully supports WBC 154-pound champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, who rejected the opportunity to fight on the May 4th Floyd Mayweather-Robert Guerrero undercard in Las Vegas, and instead reached an agreement to face WBA champion Austin Trout on April 20th. Canelo was going to be the Showtime pay-per-view co-feature, but walked away from the show after Mayweather refused to sign a contract that guarenteed Canelo a showdown in September.

Canelo will now face Trout in the main event of a big card at the Alamodome in San Antonio, Texas. At least 40,000 fans are expected at the show.

"I applaud him. This decision was not easy, but it was the right decision. The fact that Mayweather did not want to sign a contract to face the Canelo in September - I think I would have done the same thing and made my own event to show the public and Mayweather that 'I do not need you.' It was the right decision," De La Hoya told ESPN. "Mayweather, he knows [Canelo is] a dangerous fight."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by jbpanama on 04-07-2013

[QUOTE=littlemac;13221203]What happen with you saying Flodie was ducking Guerrero:D [IMG]http://i45.tinypic.com/5fgeww.jpg[/IMG][/QUOTE] What happened to, Your Next Manny? The Cinnamon Bun knew ROIDWEATHER, was PIMPING Him, and said, NO Mas!!!

Comment by flint on 04-07-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13221184]Mayweather ducking a fight...no surprise there![/QUOTE] pacquiao forgot to duck and got put to sleep. since he's one dimensional. no surprise there.

Comment by littlemac on 04-07-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13221184]Mayweather ducking a fight...no surprise there![/QUOTE] What happen with you saying Flodie was ducking Guerrero:D [IMG]http://i45.tinypic.com/5fgeww.jpg[/IMG]

Comment by littlemac on 04-07-2013

Didn't Oscar say the same thing about Ortiz:rofl:

Comment by PAC-BOY on 04-07-2013

[QUOTE=ThatDude44;13219409]The Mexican supporting the Mexican, no surprise here.[/QUOTE] Mayweather ducking a fight...no surprise there!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (53)
Top Headlines Warren: Eubank is Domestic Level, How About Groves-Saunders? Golovkin's Coach: There is No Pressure To Knock Canelo Out Kem Ljungquist Feeling Pleased With Recent Performance Hall of Fame Promoter Reflects on Key Atlantic City Fights Frampton: I'll Need To Be at My Best To Beat Nonito Donaire Regis Prograis Very Motivated For Indongo Clash, Bigger Things Mikey Garcia: I'd Rather Fight Errol Spence Than Lomachenko Video: Richard Schaefer on Mayweather in MMA, Eubank's Future Video: Robert Garcia Talks Rios KO Loss, Mikey Garcia, Mares Andy Lee: It Was The Right Time To Retire From Boxing Photos: Jarrell Miller, Johann Duhaupus - Face To Face in NYC Photos: Daniel Jacobs, Maciej Sulecki - Go Face To Face in NYC Photos: Mikey Garcia, Sergey Lipinets - Open Workouts 'SuperFly' Concept to Continue, SuperFly 3 is Likely For The Fall Luis Ortiz Has Been Tested Seven Times for PEDs by VADA, NYSAC Patrick Teixeira vs. Davi Eliasquevici in April for WBO Latino Belt Granat To Train at Kronk With Banks, Tony Yoka Back on April 7 Hearn: If Joshua, Miller Win, They'll Fight in August at Barclays Katie Taylor Vows To Steal The Show at Barclays Center Photos: Callum Smith, Nieky Holzken - Go Face To Face at Workouts Andy Lee Announces His Retirement From Boxing Saunders: Eubank Jr. is Never, Ever Going To Be a World Beater! Wilder: I've Been Calling Out Anthony Joshua For Almost 2 Years! Bradley Skeete vs. Kerman Lejarraga For EBU Belt on March 24 Frederik Hede Jensen Set For Next Fight on March 10 Mikhalkin: It Was Inevitable For Me and Sergey Kovalev To Fight Duva Expects Good Crowd on Night of Competing Cards in NY Alexander Manager: After Robbery - We Want Danny Garcia Next! Rios Hopes 'I Don’t Get Back Down to F***ing Gutter' After Loss Abel Sanchez: Golovkin Turned 'Runner' Canelo into Mayweather! Lucas Browne: I Want a Good, Bloody Fight Against Whyte! Moses Not Happy With Scores, Wants Rematch With Ray Beltran Holzken Warns Callum Smith: Be Ready, I'm Coming To Beat You! Wilder To Luis Ortiz: I'm Gonna Beat Your Ass, You're Going Down! Mikael Zewski Drops, Decisions Jose de Jesus Macias Callum Smith vs. Nieky Holzken in Play For WBSS Clash Callum Smith To Fight New Opponent, Braehmer Withdraws Thurman: Shawn Porter, Danny Garcia Are Real Salty Right Now! Luis Nery Leaves For Japan, Vows To Knock Yamanaka Out Promoter: Superfly encore will pick up where 'Chocolatito' left off
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement