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Team Canelo: We Would Go Directly To Mayweather Jr.

By Rick Reeno

Jose "Chepo" Reynoso, manager and trainer of WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, advised BoxingScene.com that his boxer is 100% ready for the biggest names in boxing - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao.

Alvarez (39-0-1, 29KOs) is willing to come down to 150-pounds for a fight with Mayweather (43-0, 26KOs), who is scheduled to return on May 5th at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Reynoso told BoxingScene that Canelo doesn't need an interim-fight, he is ready to go directly into a Mayweather fight.

If Mayweather is unable to secure Manny Pacquiao, a fight with Canelo on "Cinco De Mayo' weekend is the biggest secondary option from a financial point of view.

"We believe that every title fight is a big fight. But if you're asking about the biggest names [Mayweather and Pacquiao], we believe that we're ready for those fights. We don't need to have any interim fights. We're ready to go directly into those matches," Reynoso told BoxingScene.com. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by mathed on 12-15-2011

It'd be funny seeing Mayweather trapped along the ropes getting ripped to the body and not being strong enough to do anything about it. Canelo is way bigger than Ortiz and Ortiz had Floyd pinned very easily....this fight would not…

Comment by LeadUppercut on 12-15-2011

[QUOTE=freedom213;11563156]Mayweather should step up and take this fight lots of money another 154 title and an easy fight IMO.[/QUOTE] If Pacquiao is off the table, then I agree. But I still cannot understand who would benefit from this fight ?

Comment by tyc01 on 12-15-2011

it take balls of steal to call out a guy who started out at super featherweight when you at lgt middle lets see him and martinez

Comment by freedom213 on 12-14-2011

[QUOTE=BIGPOPPAPUMP;11561542]Jose "Chepo" Reynoso, manager and trainer of WBC junior middleweight champion Saul "Canelo" Alvarez, advised BoxingScene.com that his boxer is 100% ready for the biggest names in boxing - Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao. [[URL=http://www.boxingscene.com/?m=show&id=47305]Click Here To Read More[/URL]][/QUOTE]…

Comment by JKidd2624 on 12-14-2011

[QUOTE=fceeviper;11562707]May has been doing that for a long time now. smh[/QUOTE] I disagree entirely. But please, feel free to support your statement with some facts. As far as I'm concerned, the difference between the "cherry picked" opposition Floyd has fought…

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