Foreman: Canelo Can Win, Knock Mayweather Jr. Out!

By Frank Stea

Former heavyweight champion George Foreman appeared on ATG Radio and discussed the upcoming mega-match between Floyd Mayweather Jr. (44-0, 26KOs) and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs), scheduled to take place on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Foreman gives Canelo a huge shot to pull off the upset. He doesn't see any possible way that Mayweather is capable is doing damage on Canelo. Mayweather has only scored two stoppage victories since 2006, against Hatton and a controversial knockout of Victor Ortiz in 2011. 

"Alvarez, this is his fight to lose. I'll put it to you like this - he's younger, he's a harder puncher, he has a greater future, he has nothing to lose. He can win this fight. Mayweather on the other hand can't hurt anybody. So, the other guy has no chance of being hurt. The only fella that Mayweather ever hurt was his own hand, Mayweather's right hand. He's no danger in hurting Alvarez. Alvarez can punch. If he paces himself, he can knock [Mayweather out] by the ninth round. This is a competitive fight, unheard of - a great fighter with so much potential to take on such an experienced fighter like Mayweather," Foreman said.

Frank Stea is a host/producer of ATG Radio which plays every Monday & Wednesday night from 7-9pm PST on You can follow him on twitter at @frankstea

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by LacedUp on 09-11-2013

[QUOTE=sammiza567;13731248]floyd wins 99/100 times. only thing on my mind though is, if old shane can rock floyd to his boots, canelo could land the same shot. if he does hurt floyd like mosley did, he can finish him.[/QUOTE] If Miguel…

Comment by boxer2k5 on 09-11-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13649659]Manny has 61 fights JMM has 62 fights Floyd has 44 fights :WORD: Not so interesting statistics in percentages when its based out of the number of fights you have. So add about 18 more fights to his number of…

Comment by Reloaded on 09-11-2013

[QUOTE=PAC-BOY;13649619]I hope he is right![/QUOTE] Start praying twice as hard , once a day wont cut it as the fight nears .

Comment by sammiza567 on 09-11-2013

floyd wins 99/100 times. only thing on my mind though is, if old shane can rock floyd to his boots, canelo could land the same shot. if he does hurt floyd like mosley did, he can finish him.

Comment by BeerDrankShawty on 09-11-2013

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