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Team Canelo Hope To Begin Fight Talks in November

By Miguel Rivera

According to manager Chepo Reynoso, he hopes to begin discussions next month for the ring return of Saul "Canelo" Alvarez (44-1-1, 31KOs). Canelo was going to fight against Joshua Clottey in December, but suffered an ankle injury.

The goal is to fight again in May, hopefully against WBC middleweight champion Miguel Cotto (39-4, 32KOs). But Cotto recently stated that Canelo is not his only option when he plans to return.

"We keep on working day by day on his ankle," Reynoso told ESPN Deportes. "Perhaps in November something will be defined. We have seen what Cotto has said, and he can obviously say whatever he wants but if Canelo is not his only option then we will continue along the same lines. What's most important for us is that Saul's ankle is recovering well and we have the expectation of a brilliant 2015."

"The door is not closed for anybody, we want to the important names, that's why we decide not to fight in December. The problem with the ankle could at any moment [cause a problem] and we didn't want to have a difficult future because of an injury."

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by duwdu on 10-24-2014

[QUOTE=bigjavi973;15043479]you can see its kinda swollen around the ankle bone. Ive had that before that **** hurts.[/QUOTE] One can always see what one wants to see. P34c3 ..... ...

Comment by duwdu on 10-24-2014

[QUOTE=bluebeam;15043459]would you rather spend 70 dollars for a mayweather vs cotto rematch or cotto vs canelo?[/QUOTE] It's not about me, or my sentiments; it's about the fact that, as with most things Mayweather-magnet-Las Vegas-lights, the PPV figures would likely turn…

Comment by MrRolltide91 on 10-23-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;15043107]I thought Arum said negotiations have already began[/QUOTE] :lol1::lol1:

Comment by QballLobo on 10-23-2014

[QUOTE=LarryXXX;15043107]I thought Arum said negotiations have already began[/QUOTE] I think its clear that Arum/Deboef met with Oscar over the weekend with the GGG fight happening and probably with Cotto's people as well to gauge what it will take to get…

Comment by tiliheels on 10-23-2014

the moment that red hair and freckles made you A-side in boxing was the moment i said im done with this sport for the 1 millionth time...canelo earn something please..i want to respect you..u just make it hard..my god u…

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