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Freddie Roach: F**k Saul Alvarez, Fight Chavez at 160!

By Chris LaBate

Trainer Freddie Roach is not in favor of a catch-weight for a possible super-fight between Mexican superstars Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Saul "Canelo" Alvarez.

Golden Boy Promotions President Oscar De La Hoya is pushing for a catch-weight of 156-pounds, which heavily favors Alvarez - the WBC's champion at 154. Chavez's promoter, Top Rank, have proposed a weight of 156, which is closer to the WBC middleweight champion's fighting weight of 160.

Roach want Alvarez to face Chavez at the full middleweight limit of 160-pounds. He doesn't agree with catch-weights - even though his star fighter Manny Pacquiao has used catch-weights in several of his recent fights.

"I say f**k Alvarez. If he wants to fight for the middleweight title - the weight is 160. I don't like catch-weight fights, even though I've been involved in them before with my fighters, but I'm a purist at heart and I love boxing and I don't think they should have them. That's my opinion," Roach said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by theocdog on 11-22-2011

That's funny.... why didn't you say this when pacquiao fought for a title at 147 and 154? Oh wait your a biased trainer that's full of ssshhitt... ok I get it now....

Comment by LeadUppercut on 11-22-2011

[QUOTE=mathed;11462264][B]Roach:[/B] "If Martinez wants a Pacquiao fight, he'll have to make 150 lbs"[/QUOTE] " [I]ok[/I] " ~ Sergio " [I]I will fight you at 147[/I] " ~ Manny [IMG]http://www.gifs.net/Animation11/Creatures_and_Cartoons/Game_Characters/Pacman.gif[/IMG] Pac, Manny..... hey, where'd that guy go ?

Comment by frosty-g on 11-22-2011

[QUOTE=boxing is life;11459257]Freddy always talks **** for his fighters he should be quiet and let them speak for themselve[/QUOTE] nah, look what has happened with khan and his bloody twitter account. unbelievable amounts of rubbish spout from it.

Comment by mathed on 11-22-2011

[B]Roach:[/B] "If Martinez wants a Pacquiao fight, he'll have to make 150 lbs"

Comment by -NAV- on 11-22-2011

freddie roach is an idiot and an overrated trainer

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