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Team Canelo To Floyd: Saul Swept The Tour in Popularity

By Miguel Rivera

Trainer Jose "Chepo" Reynoso had a smile on his face as he heard Floyd Mayweather's boasts of being more popular than Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (42-0-1, 30KOs). Mayweather (44-0, 26KOs) recently stated that Canelo used his pay-per-view undercards to grow his fan base and become more popular with the general public. The pound-for-pound champion is not sold on Canelo's credentials of being a superstar. The two boxers just finished up a ten city tour to promoter their battle on September 14th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

Reynoso says his fighter blew Mayweather away in popularity in almost every city, and even had a hefty line of fans in Mayweather's hometown.

"Even in the hometown of Floyd Mayweather Jr., in Michigan, the fans were 50-50 for each fighter. And everywhere else the percentage of fans were in favor of Saul by a 10 to 1 margin. So he swept [the tour] in popularity and that assures [our team] that on September 14th we will get the most support. That's a good sign that everyone wants Canelo to win," Reynoso said.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bigg Rigg on 07-10-2013

You know Floyd gets very annoyed by this. That's why he said he's a fighter without a country or some sh1t like that a few weeks ago.

Comment by ddangerous on 07-10-2013

Popularity doesn't win fights. Ask Hatton.

Comment by I Love Jesus! on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=Kuyukut;13545354]fraud 'the catchweight king' gayweather knows that canelo is the a-side and he is just tryin' to hitch a ride on canelo's popularity.[/QUOTE] Awesome sig is that an instagram pick? Did floyd finally come out of the closet?

Comment by boxingfeind on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=lopez36;13545547]Do i think he has no fans? He does,like 50-60 fans,,,what sells and makes money is his personality and his opponents which he never gives credit to and help fom undercard,all that helps him a lot with ppv numbers...the day…

Comment by I Love Jesus! on 07-10-2013

[QUOTE=flint;13545259]all that means is more money for floyd mayweather.[/QUOTE] Damn ur mayweather lovin azz don't waste a 2nd jumping to Mayweathers defense on these threads? What do just sit at home hitting refresh all day just waiting for someone to…

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